How long should you cut embroidery floss?

How long should you cut embroidery thread?

Lengths that are too long for stitching: A good working length for embroidery floss is 20 inches. Using longer lengths will cause the floss to fuzz as you stitch, which may lead to fraying and breaking.

How long does my thread need to be?

Your thread should never be longer than from your fingertips to your elbow: The best thread length to sew with varies according to individual body size, but it should be about the same as the length from your fingertips to elbow, where the physical action of sewing occurs.

Should I split my embroidery thread?

Six stranded cotton embroidery floss needs to be separated before use. It is rare to use all 6 strands together in the needle at once.

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