How wide should a satin stitch be?
Satin stitches can range in width from 1.5 mm to 8 mm, however, the wider the satin stitch, the more suscep- tible they are to snagging and abrasion. Wider “Satin” stitches are more susceptible to snagging and abrasion and are not generally recommended for childrenswear.
How many strands of thread do you use to embroider?
In craft embroidery today, it is quite common to embroider (especially in backstitch) with all six strands in the needle at once.
What thread do you use for satin?
Sewing with Satin:
- Use an extra fine, mercerized cotton, cotton covered polyester, or 100% polyester long staple thread.
- Use a standard needle size 9-11 (65-75).
- Change your needle frequently to avoid snagging of the fabric. …
- Set your stitches to about 10-15 stitches per inch.
How do you calculate embroidery thread?
= Number of Garments qty X Number of stitch X 4 / 1000 / meter per cone.