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Rayon vs Polyester Embroidery Threads

October 18, 2010 in General

Under strength and durability, Polyester thread wins because the machine can run at greater speeds and not break, but with the Rayon threads, there will be less wear and tear on your machine. The cost for Rayon threads is slightly higher than Polyester threads but Polyester threads will not fade as fast as Rayon threads because it is colorfast. Polyester threads have more elastic and are not as good for embroidering intricate details where Rayon threads is great for embroidering small details in a design. In conclusion, when choosing your embroidery threads, taking all of this into consideration and have fun embroidering.

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