Your question: Is Overlocker thread the same as sewing machine thread?

Do I need special thread for an Overlocker?

For perfect results on your overlocker and coverstitch machine it is essential to use a good quality thread that is lint free. For that reason we only stock the highest quality Polyester 120’s and 180’s overlocking thread.

Can you use serger thread for bobbin?

Some seamstresses use serger thread as a bobbin thread and only when the embroidered design is seen on both sides of a given project. One reason people may not like using serger thread is that it is like regular thread. It doesn’t have the same sheen as rayon or polyester.

What is Overlock thread used for?

Overlock sewing machines usually run at high speeds, from 1000 to 9000 rpm, and most are used in industry for edging, hemming and seaming a variety of fabrics and products. Overlock stitches are extremely versatile, as they can be used for decoration, reinforcement, or construction.

Do I need a sewing machine and an overlocker?

An overlocker is not necessarily a replacement for a sewing machine. In most cases its an additional machine needed for creating a professional finish but on the right garments and fabrics you can sew at least 80% of the construction on one of these machines.

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Is serger thread different than regular thread?

Serger thread is finer than regular sewing machine thread, in order to avoid bulky seams. It must be smooth and consistent in diameter since it passes through so many guides in a serger. Serger thread should not leave a lot of lint, so that it does not clog the serger.

Can I use cone thread on my sewing machine?

Can you use cone thread on a sewing machine? To avoid wasting time by frequently changing spools, you can use a cone thread on the sewing machine. It requires a spool holder for adapting a large spool instead of a small one.

What is a serger sewing machine?

What Is a Serger? Sergers are sewing machines that use multiple spools of thread to create complex stitches. Many of these stitches require three spools of thread. Yes, three! That might seem like a lot, but really, it’s just one more than a regular sewing machine.

Can you machine quilt with serger thread?

Can I really use a serger to make a quilt ? Yes! A serger is a wonderful machine for piecing a quilt. Whether using a four-thread, three-thread or chain stitch, piecing on a serger is easy and fast.