Tag: Gutermann

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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…

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The new 10 reel, 100m Sew All Thread Pack includes a free pack of 5 universal sewing machine needles plus an assortment pack of 30 hand sewing needles. The excellent quality and versatility of Sew All Thread makes it the perfect choice for almost every hand or machine sewing project, providing great results in these…

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It really pays to select the right thread for hand sewing so your project runs smoothly without the thread splitting, tangling or snapping. Gütermann creativ provides the perfect choice with this premium quality 100% mercerized cotton hand sewing thread that is both tear and abrasion resistant, washable to 95 degrees and does not twist or…

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Next month we will be looking at recycling in patchwork, which some might say is where our craft began.   The lovely people at Gutermann have put together a great collection of threads for working with denim, and of course denim is not just for jeans.  What about all the old pairs we grew out of,…

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While it is possible to use all sorts of threads for hand quilting, which is the best, and why? There are two things to consider: What will the finished appearance be like? How easy will the thread be to use? Both of these things are, of course important! Most people start off thinking about the…