What kind of thread do you use to sew lace?

What kind of thread do you use for lace?

You can even make thread lace with cotton, which is a good choice for when you want a piece with a matte finish. This is a 50wt cotton called Konfetti which is best when making things like doilies, or when you want that natural cotton look on a piece of clothing.

How do you finish raw edges of lace?

02: To finish the raw edges of the lace, match the raw edges wrong sides together and sew them at a 5/8″ seam allowance. Trim the seam allowance to 1/4″. Then bring the lace right sides together and stitch the seam at 3/8″. This will hide the raw edges of the lace.

What kind of needle do you use for different fabrics?

Quick Reference Chart

Sewing Machine Needle Type Needle Size Fabric Type
Ball point needles 90 (14) Medium heavy knits, double knit
Stretch needles 75 (11) Light lycra, elasticised fabrics
90 (14) Elastic, heavier lycra, elasticised fabrics
Jeans needles 90 (14) Denim, tightly woven fabrics
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