Tag: Gutermann

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We all have our favourite threads depending on what you are using them for. I love pure cotton for patchwork and quilting, a little ‘old school’ but hey… If (and when) I eventually invest in a long arm at Strictly Quilting I may end up going for poly cottons but until then, I tend to…

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There’s often debate here and at the Facebook Group around which thread is better to use for the different techniques we use in patchwork and quilting, and there’s a wealth of information around to help people choose.  Suppliers take note of all the chat going on, and Gutermann have come up with a thread especially…

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An overlock machine is a real boon, enabling a perfect finish on seams and other raw edges and that’s where Bulky-Lock from Gütermann creativ is the thread of choice. This high-quality thread is available in two weights; 80 and 160, it is made from 100% polyester and is beautifully soft and flexible, giving a professional…

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For beautiful top stitching and decorative backstitch seams – Deco Stitch 70 from Gütermann creativ gives clothing, accessories and home sewing projects a professional, distinctive and unique finish. This shimmering silky top-stitch thread is the perfect choice for everyone who likes to produce individual creations with passion and attention to detail. High-quality three-ply Deco Stitch…

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Every now and then something arrives in the shops that you really must have, and this might just be one of those times.   Whether you are treating yourself, or looking for something to treat a friend, these lovely tins of thread are so pretty.  Imagine how they will look sat on the shelves in your…

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Here’s a great idea for those of us prefer to reuse and recycle, and the idea seems to resolve a is of issues we often experience with our sewing. 1,000m of Sew-all rPET thread from just one recycled plastic bottle! Gütermann creativ have added these colourful thread packs to the popular rPET range. Produced using…

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For beautiful top stitching and decorative backstitch seams, Deco Stitch 70 from Gütermann creativ gives clothing, accessories and home sewing projects a professional, distinctive and unique finish. This shimmering silky top-stitch thread is the perfect choice for everyone who likes to produce individual creations with passion and attention to detail. High-quality three-ply Deco Stitch 70…

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Product Review – Gütermann Creativ Bulky Lock 80 – Variegated purple (9944), 1000m (1094 yds) The package arrived, was it something else for the magazine? No, this one was for me to try out. I do a little dressmaking on the odd occasion so when UKQU asked for volunteers to try Gütermann Creativ Bulky Lock…

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I would like to thank Gütermann and the UKQU website for asking me to test and review the Gütermann Creativ Overlock thread, Bulky – Lock 80 multicolour colour 9957. Information found here directly from their website; https://consumer.guetermann.com/en/product-finder/bulky-lock-80 . They are sold in plain or variegated multicoloured reels. Overlockers or sergers as known in the USA,…

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Top Stitch rPet thread from Gütermann is better for the environment and great value for money too! Ideal for decorative seams and top stitching, it has a slight elasticity, making it suitable for both garments and soft furnishings. Made from 100% recycled plastic bottles and produced using Micro Core Technology, there are no less than…

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I was recently asked to review a pack of Gütermann threads that came with an assortment of Prym hand sewing needles and a set of Schmetz universal machine sewing needles. There were ten reels of 100 meters 100% polyester threads, a brand I regularly use for general sewing, in a range of popular colours. Due…

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When asked to review the Gutermann creativ Hand Quilting thread I needed to layer up a mini project as I hadn’t anything ready to quilt. I’ve not done a whole cloth quilt so why not? A small cushion front, wholecloth and inspired by traditional Welsh quilting designs. Rather than the usual plain fabric, I choose…