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Kreinik Metallic Thread Selection Guide

Kreinik Metallic Thread Selection Guide
Kreinik Metallic Thread Selection Guide
Metallic Thread
Metallic Threading Techniques

Blending Filament, Japan Thread #1 & Cord: Cut the required length of thread and fold about 5cm (2 inches) from one end. Insert the loop through the eye of the needle and pull the loop over the point of the needle. Tighten the loop at the end of the eye to secure the thread to the needle.


All Sizes of Kreinik Metallic Threads: 
Cut a small strip of paper and fold in half. Place the fold through the eye of the needle and open the two ends to insert the thread in between. Gently pull the paper through so the thread is brought with it.

Name
Type
Hints
Blending Filament
1 ply
Use by itself or combined with other yarns to create a random highlighting effect in all hand embroidery on all fabrics/canvases, Machine Embroidery and for Scrapbooking and Card Making.
Cord
1 ply gimp
Thin thread for backstitching and couching by hand or machine, and for Scrapbooking and Card Making.

Japan #1

Japan #5

Japan #7

1 ply gimp
Use #1 for backstitching or in a bobbin or needle of a sewing machine; Couch #5 & #7 on fabric with Japan #1
3 ply twist
For outlining and specialty stitches; also can be couched. Use in a bobbin for Machine Embroidery.

Kreinik Braids

Use a single strand for more texture and highlights in hand, machine embroidery, Scrapbooking and Card Making. Choose from these sizes to correspond to different fabric or counts.
Cross Stitch (16-18 ct), Needlepoint (for light details on 18-30 ct), Machine Embroidery, Scrapbooking and Card Making.
Cross Stitch (11-14 ct), Needlepoint (for fine details on 18-30 ct), Machine Embroidery, Scrapbooking and Card Making.
Cross Stitch (11 ct), Needlepoint (18-30 ct), Crochet, Machine Embroidery, Scrapbooking and Card Making.
Cross Stitch (10 & 11 ct), Needlepoint (14-18 ct), Plastic Canvas (14 ct), Machine Embroidery, Scrapbooking and Card Making.

Canvas #24 Braid

Cross Stitch (8 & 10 ct), Needlepoint (13 mesh), Plastic Canvas (10 ct), crochet, knitting, Scrapbooking and Card Making.
Cross Stitch (8 ct), Needlepoint (10-14 ct), Plastic Canvas (7-14 ct), Machine Embroidery,  Scrapbooking and Card Making.

Kreinik Ribbons

Lay flat for hand embroidery or couch by sewing machine. Ideal for ribbon embroidery, Scrapbooking and Card Making.
Cross Stitch (10-11 ct), Needlepoint (18-24 ct), Plastic Canvas (14 ct), Machine Embroidery, Scrapbooking and Card Making.
Cross Stitch (8 ct), Needlepoint (10-14 ct), Plastic Canvas (7-10 ct), Machine Embroidery, Scrapbooking and Card Making.
Ombre
8 ply soft twist
Fuzzy texture for Cross Stitch, Needlepoint (14-18 ct), Machine Embroidery, Scrapbooking and Card Making.
Facets
Bead-like thread
Needlepoint, Surface Embroidery, Borders, Trims, Machine Embroidery, Scrapbooking and Card Making.
Petite Facets
Bead-like thread
Needlepoint, Surface Embroidery, Borders, Trims, Machine Embroidery, Scrapbooking and Card Making.

 

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