Wednesday, 20 August 2008

fireline braided bead thread

I've been making a tubular herringbone stitch necklace and decided to use Fireline braided bead thread instead of Nymo or Superlon for a change - mainly because it was smoke grey and suited the beads.  I have to say the fireline is a much better thread for bead stitching as even working with a 1.5m length it hasn't tangled or knotted once. the thread is also much easier to secure as it is not as slippy as Nymo.  I'm using size D for size 11 beads and bugles and am able to go through each bead several times. 

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