Can You Use Embroidery Thread in a Serger?
What is the best thread to use in a serger?
Polyarn is a premium “woollie-like” texturized polyester thread. Polyarn has excellent elasticity, recovery, and flexibility, which makes Polyarn the top choice for garment construction when sewing on a serger. Because Polyarn is 100% polyester, it has a higher heat resistance than woollie nylon threads.
Do you need special thread for serger?
Serger thread is needed when using a serger because it is made for the interlocking motions of the serger. It will glide quickly and easily through the machine as well as prevent thick knots from forming along the edges.
How much serger thread do you need?
Looking at your beautiful serger machine and finding out you’ll probably have to buy so much serger thread for a big price; it happened to all of us. However, depending on your serger type, with a common 4-thread overlocker you do need four spools, but you don’t really need to use four of the same kind of threads.
How long does serger thread last?
When it comes to the shelf-life of sewing thread, it’s safe to say that a good-quality thread manufactured today will probably last for about 50 years.
Why would I want a serger?
1. Why do I need a serger for garment sewing? First and foremost, a serger is the ideal way to create a clean edge on any seam. Not only does the cutting blade trim the fabric edge, but the upper and lower looper threads wrap around the fabric edge, securing or protecting the fabric edge.