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A long, thin strand of cotton, nylon, or other fibers used in sewing or weaving

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Pfaff 360 straight stitches are slightly slanted?

I recently bought a Pfaff 360. I've used sewing machines before, but this is the first I've actually owned and I don't recall this being an issue I've noticed. I believe I have the tension settings ...
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I am trying to identify / describe this wool thread / yarn

This is a commercial fabric, I would like to produce something similar. When I search on the internet the closest I find is lace weight wool yarns for sale (retail or wholesale), which are 2 to 3 ...
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How to turn thin thread into thick thread for hand embroidery

This video explains how to turn thin thread into thick thread. This is suitable for making friendship bracelets, but it's not scalable to embroidering an 8-foot shawl, for instance. Plus, this shawl ...
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What to look for when purchasing Thick Thread

I purchased whole set of embroidery thread and it is too thin (how I will return it is a different matter) What should I look for when searching thick thread? Amazon doesn't show any sort of weight ...
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