Nantong Rongdu Thread Co., Ltd.
Nantong Rongdu Thread Co., Ltd.

What Are the Types of Embroidery Threads?

1. Embroidery thread: pure cotton fine embroidery thread

Pure cotton fine embroidery thread is made of single yarn twisted, about 40 color systems, and each color system from light to deep about 6~9 color levels. It can be used in combination, pure cotton fine line in the rough bottom cloth embroidery should pay attention to the use of combined embroidery, otherwise the embroidered pattern is easy to foam and expose the bottom cloth, uneven.

2. Embroidery thread: pure cotton coarse embroidery thread

Pure cotton thick embroidery thread by 3 yarn twisted, less color system, each color system of the color level is 3~5, generally not used, is at most two strands used. Suitable for embroidery on linen or velvet cloth.

3. Embroidery thread: twine 

The twine is composed of 6 strands. The thread itself is shiny, the color is also very elegant, each color system contains gray components, such as gray green, gray powder, gray blue and so on. Joint import line is the most suitable for knitting painting, embroidery painting and so on.

4. Embroidery thread: machine embroidery thread

Machine embroidery thread, as the name suggests, is the line used on the sewing machine. The texture is very resilient, very strong, not easy to break the strands, and the effect is very good on the sewing machine. This line is not suitable for red embroidery, because it contains talcum powder and pulp components, manual embroidery is easy to kill knot, embroidery thread and cloth affinity is poor, embroidery thread is not easy to straighten out.

5. Embroidery thread: silk line

True silk thread is a kind of heavy duty thread of embroidery unique to southern China. Just like our ink painting, it is only found in China. True silk thread is suitable for embroidery on soft substrates such as satin and silk. It can also be used for double-sided embroidery on glass filament yarn. Real silk thread embroidered animals, the special luster of the performance of the animal fur effect is excellent.

6. Embroidery thread: wool

Wool is generally suitable for Na yarn embroidery, there are fine wool, medium and thick yarn, thick twist yarn, ply yarn. Note that heavy twist or double thread should be used for embroidery on heavy fabric.

7. Embroidery thread: gold and silver thread

Gold and silver thread is generally suitable for gold embroidery and diamond embroidery. Because of its brittle texture, gold and silver thread is not suitable for embroidery with more complicated stitches.

8. Embroidery thread: ribbon

A ribbon is a piece of colored tape that is woven very carefully by a machine. It is suitable for use on coarse and thick cloth, and can also be mixed with coarse embroidery thread. The effect is very good.

If matched with beaded embroidery, sequined embroidery, the picture effect will be more colorful.

9. Polyester embroidery thread

Polyester heavy duty embroidery thread is characterized by its ability to withstand chemicals and frequent washing to reduce fading and decolorization of clothing. In general, polyester thread is stronger and stronger than rayon embroidery thread.

Polyester silk is not as stable as rayon. As the composition is polyester fiber silk, it will be more elastic.

10. Rayon embroidery thread

There is little difference in nature between rayon embroidery thread and polyester embroidery thread. The former has the advantage of more color choices and is closer to nature. In addition, the stability of rayon is higher than that of polyester thread, and it will not shrink obviously even after the movement and pulling of embroidery machine.