TECHNICAL INFORMATION ABOUT THREADELIGHT POLY THREAD
ThreaDelight polyester machine embroidery thread is 2-ply, 40 wt - recommended weight for almost all machine embroidery designs available on market. The thread has VERY high sheen, it's smooth and looks beautiful when embroidered. Available in pre-selected kits. The kits include MINI-KING cones of 1100 yards (1000 meters) per cones.
WHEN IS IT BETTER TO USE POLYESTER (OVER RAYON)?
Poly thread is perfect for items that require frequent, heavy laundry or are exposed to sun often – like kids clothing, bed & table linens. Polyester thread is also suggested for high speed embroidery, because it's stronger than rayon or cotton thread.
- ThreaDelight polyester may be machine or hand washed at up to 95"C degrees.
- You may use washing powder WITHOUT optical brighteners, such as chlorine (Cl), peroxide or sodium carbonate. Most washing powders for COLOR clothes don't include these ingredients, but be sure to check.
- It is possible to soak ThreaDelight embroidered items - the thread won't loose color under environment of moisture.
TreaDelight Poly can be dry cleaned using any solvent except trichloroethylene, which is the solvent many cleaners use. So be sure to check it's avoided.
Embroidered items should be ironed on the REVERSE side, between two pieces of cloth. Steam iron may be used, however the iron temperature must NOT exceed 130"C (266F) temperature.