Using Metallic Machine Threads


Yarn Shop Day at Craft Arena is on Saturday 4th May. Visit us to receive free patterns, join our fund raising activities including our tombola and knit-a-row for St Luke's Hospice. We are also celebrating our 12th Anniversary, so there is lots going on throughout the weekend!

Metallic threads add a gorgeous sparkle to machine embroidery, whether you have an embroidery machine or you are into free motion work. They can however, create problems with breaking threads, puckering and odd stitching giving you the urge to throw the thread or the machine out of the window!

Do not despair, we are here to help with a few tips and tricks to make your life easier.. Click below to download.