Superior Threads’ first product back in 1998 was metallic thread. We quickly built a reputation of quality due of our metallic embroidery thread.
Superior Threads produces metallic embroidery thread in Japan. Japan is recognized around the world for their quality metallic embroidery threads. Japan has been using high-quality metallic embroidery thread in the production of Japanese kimonos for many years. These stunning kimonos are a great example of how metallic embroidery thread can improve nearly any sewing or quilting project.
Choosing a good metallic embroidery thread comes down to a few specific points:
First, a good metallic thread should unwind from a spool or cone smoothly. Lower-quality metallic embroidery threads will often coil up and look like a phone cord. The thread will often have extra stress when it passes through the needle. The extra twist will cause kinks which will break the thread when they arrive at the needle. We recognize the importance of quality when using metallic embroidery thread. Superior’s metallic embroidery thread will eliminate this issue. We guarantee our metallic embroidery thread will run problem-free on your machine. Our video on metallic thread will help explain some of these issues visually.
Second, you want to use a metallic embroidery thread that has been produced with quality materials. The metallic embroidery thread we sell is composed of several parts. The metallic thread begins with an extra-strength nylon core, and is then wrapped with rice paper. An adhesive with an oxidation-preventative coating is then applied to protect the core. The core is then wrapped with a pure silver coating and covered in gold coloring. Lastly, the strand of metallic thread receives a polyester shell to keep everything together and help the thread run smoothly through the machine.
Because low-quality metallic embroidery thread causes so much frustration, many people have given up on using metallic embroidery thread in their machine. Customers who try Superior Threads’ metallic embroidery thread are typically overjoyed and can’t wait to start using metallic threads in their projects. We guarantee every product we sell, including our metallic embroidery thread.
Don’t just take our word for it. Look at what our customers have said about our metallic thread!
“Superior is the ONLY metallic thread I use. It's a wonderful thread. I highly recommend it. I've never had a problem using it in my embroidery machine. Thanks for taking the frustration out of embroidering with metallic.”
“I just tried your Metallics for the first time on my quilting machine and they worked like a charm.”
“I love the Superior metallics thread…”
“I have used many metallic and nothing slides through the needle with no problems like Superior Metallics. They're wonderful!”