Thread, you can’t sew a seam without it but not all threads are the same. As you shop for thread you’ll see that thread is available in various colors, thicknesses, and types.
How to Choose Thread Color
To pick the right color of thread, unravel the thread end off of the spool and place it across your fabric. You want the thread to blend/disappear into the fabric. If your fabric is multicolored or printed in a few different colors, you can choose the dominant color. You may want a contrast thread for edge stitching and topstitching, depending on the look you are going for. Having several spools of cotton and polyester thread in white and black is always a good idea. [Read more…]