A cone can support high speed sewing and is equally used for industrial sewing machines. Because we have reached this point, there are more units that can safely be ignored and I will mention them here just for reference; they are used almost exclusively in industrial sewing. View Profile View Forum Posts Player Join Date Jan 2014 Posts 522 Character Merida Quigg World Ultros Main Class … A cone is used for amounts of thread over 3000 yards and large cones can even go up to 25000 yards. I think you have read many times this recommendation: “for lightweight fabric use a thinner thread, for heavyweight fabric use a thicker thread”. The above tooltip code may be used when posting comments in the Eorzea Database, creating blog entries, or accessing the Event & Party Recruitment page. The numbering system that is used to classify the thread sizes can be divided into two parts: Direct count systems depict thread size by determining the weight of a fixed length. Apart from the fineness, color, and luster of the thread, you need to pay special attention to the size of the thread.eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'sewinglife_net-medrectangle-4','ezslot_2',104,'0','0'])); Even a small error in selecting the right sewing thread can cause a loss of investment in labor, equipment, and material. In the image below you can see a multitude of symbols that define the thread size. The most common units used for classifying thread sizes are Weight (wt), Denier (den) and Tex. The tapered top prevents accidental unwinding which is a problem with a “cop”. . These two threads are not the same. If 1,000 meters weighs 70 grams, it’s a Tex 70 thread. * Notifications for standings updates are shared across all Worlds. Density gives the thickness of the thread, and that depends both on the material and the construction method. The thread you use for a project should suit the sewing project. Because Eloflex thread is made from HEAVIER fibers (I guess, they use elastane) so it takes only 27km to make 1 kg of the thread. You should select a thread size based on different factors. But given that foot, inch, mile and so on have been replaced by the same organization since 1875 with the meter and we still use them 150 years later, I wouldn’t put too much trust in the fact that “Tex” will become generally accepted any time soon. I then Gathered White Frost Cotton Boll and then used the Crystals I got from Aetherial Reductions. eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'sewinglife_net-banner-1','ezslot_3',106,'0','0'])); The size of a thread is communicated through different numbering systems. And a thicker thread is usually weight 30 and lower, tex 30 and higher, denier 300 and higher. * Notifications for standings updates are shared across all Worlds. A lot of people confuse this count with the weight or metric count of the thread. Threads used for industrial sewing machines (industrial sewing thread) are generally categorized differently than for home sewing and below is an example from the Toledo Industrial Sewing Machines Ltd. Notice the only familiar notation is “Tex”. "PlayStation", the "PS" family logo, the PlayStation Network logo and "PS4" are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.ESRB and the ESRB rating icon are registered trademarks of the Entertainment Software Association. If it’s a silk thread it’s probably good for lightweight fabric (and I can say I used it numerous times for my silk projects) – is it thinner than polyester thread? Something went wrong. There are other package shapes (container, cocoon, large package) but all are exclusively used in industrial sewing so of little interest for us here. A printable version of this article is available on my Etsy shop. They are derived by dividing thread size in denier by 10 Common commercial sizes include 30, 92, 277, 345, and 554. Please check your entries and try again. If weight is 40, it takes a length of 40km to make 1kg of thread.