Can a regular sewing machine sew nylon?
It seems that just about every model can handle nylon very well. These machines are well built and have the strength to tackle nylon smoothly so you do not have any hardships when you are sewing. Other machines that handle nylon well are the Babylock Melody and the Sailrite models.
Can wooly nylon be used in a regular sewing machine?
Wooly nylon thread can be used ONLY in a bobbin on a regular sewing machine. And in the needle, you should use a regular polyester thread of matching color. It’s great for a little soft stretch on any seam!
What is the thinnest sewing needle?
Sharps are the standard sewing needle and range from size 1 to the smallest size 11. Betweens are shorter than sharps and are sized from 3 to 11. Both types have sharp points! Betweens are ideal for professional sewing and techniques such as backstitch or applique.
What is nylon thread?
Nylon. Nylon threads are synthetic threads (polyester threads are synthetic as well) often used in the form of a monofilament clear thread or as a textured fuzzy (woollie-like) thread.
What is bonded nylon?
Bonded nylon has a protective coating which helps prevent fraying and heat due to friction that occurs while sewing. It features high tensile strength and resistance to mildew, aging and abrasion. Techsew is proud to offer a variety of colors and sizes in bonded nylon thread to suit most types of sewing projects.