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## How do you calculate thread consumption?

Example:

1. Length of seam = 220 cm.
2. Stitch class 301 = Single thread lock stitch.
3. Thread ratio obtained from the table (thread length per cm of seam) = 2.5 cm.
4. Total sewing thread consumption = 220 × 2.5 = 550 cm.
5. Consumption of needle thread = 1210 × 0.25 = 275 cm.
6. Consumption of looper thread = 1210 × 0.75 = 275 cm.

## How much thread does embroidery use per stitch?

With 5,000 m cones, 1,000,000 stitches can be embroidered. As a rule of thumb, thread usage per 1,000 stitches is: upper threads approximately 5 m, bobbin threads approx. 3-3,5 m.

## How many yards of thread does it take to make pants?

Estimating fabric yardage needs for common misses garments

Garment Fabric Width 35-36 inches Fabric Width 58-60 inches
Pants, Capri length 2-3/4 yards 1-1/2 yards
Shorts, Bermuda length 2-1/2 yards 1-1/4 yards
Skirt, straight 2 yards 1-1/4 yards
Skirt, A-line 2-1/4 yards 1-3/8 yards

## Should you split embroidery thread?

Many embroidery designs call for different strands of thread, so you will need to separate your thread. … To separate the thread into individual strands, pull one strand up and out slowly until it is completely separated from the remaining strands. Continue to pull out the number of strands you need to stitch with.

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## How much thread is used in a pair of jeans?

Adult jeans require approximately 180 metres of thread while children’s jeans require approximately 130 of thread. Depending on the required final quality, alternative thread types may be used.

## What is the correct length of the thread in hand sewing?

A relatively short length of thread is strongly recommended. Thread that is too long can become tangled easily and will tend to fray and break. Many sewing experts recommend using thread no longer than 18 to 24 inches. It is always important to select the appropriate thread and needle for the fabric and the task.

## What is lockstitch Stitch?

: a sewing machine stitch formed by the looping together of two threads one on each side of the material being sewn.