360 Color Poly Thread Chart
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360 Color Poly Thread Chart


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360 color BFC Poly Embroidery Thread Chart, 40 wt.
Actual thread tassels so you can see the sheen!

Thread charts are never included in any sale or coupon discounts.

  • $22.00
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  • Weight
    0.3500 lbs
  • SKU
    BCTC-BTC02

About Our Thread

BFC Machine Poly Embroidery Thread

TECHNICAL INFORMATION 
Advanced Trilobal Thread
Fiber Type: Polyester - Trilobal
Colorfast when washed
Fiber Size: 120D/2 (40wt.)

Shop carefully as all Poly thread is NOT created equal! 
Recently many embroidery enthusiasts are searching for Trilobal Poly Thread. Trilobal refers to the shape of the fibers that make up the thread. Standard poly fibers are round, but Trilobal fibers are like a three pointed star. This provides a lot more surface to reflect the light and result in thread that has a high sheen – often as much as rayon! It is also a stronger thread which means less thread breaks. Elongation (stretch) is also an important factor in choosing thread. Lower elongation percentages result in the reduction or elimination of puckering and looping problems. Lower elongation also allows you to decrease the tension on your machine. Some poly threads have a stretch factor up to 30%! Our new BFC poly Thread is made from Trilobal Poly fibers and has a very low elongation of 17%-20%.
What is Polyester - Trilobal and why does it matter? 
Round
This is the standard cross section for most synthetic fibers. It has a minimum surface to volume ratio, but in most cases it is used simply because it is usually less expensive than modified cross sections.
Trilobal  
A trilobal fiber gives a fiber rigidity and resilience, and the many reflecting surfaces are efficient at scattering light. The reflective surfaces enhances the sheen of the fiber.
BFC Polyester Thread is 2 ply which means it is made of two trilobal fibers twisted together that gives twice the reflective surfaces and increases strength. The image to the left shows a scanning electron microscope image of the cross sections of two ply trilobal thread.
 
FEATURES AND BENEFITS
Elongation (stretch) average of 17-20%. (competitors are often 20% - 30%)
Lower elongation (stretch) levels result in the elimination, or significant reduction in looping and puckering problems.
A tighter range in elongation from spool to spool and color to color allows you to embroider different colors without making tension adjustments.
Lower elongation also allows you to back off on tension right from the first stitch
A Snap Down base allows you to easily secure your thread for neater storage

Product questions

  • Jean Golestaneh
    Sep 18, 2019, 06:18 PM

    May I use 'reward' points to purchase the thread chart. Jean

    Susan Makalinaw
    Sep 18, 2019, 06:48 PM

    Hello Jean, You enter reward points for buying a thread chart but I'm sorry you can't use points to make the purchase.
    Thank you - Suz

  • Stanley Heer
    Feb 9, 2019, 04:05 PM

    I bought the thread kit for BFC1662. Now I need a storage case. The BFC spools don't fit in any of the cases I have. Do you have any recommendations?

    Susan Makalinaw
    Feb 9, 2019, 05:17 PM

    HI Stanley - A lot of my customers use the plastic drawers that come with or without rollers. But you might want something smaller. I recommend you join my Yahoo group if you aren't yet a member and ask. You will loads of ideas! the group is great at sharing.
    https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/BFC-Creations/info
    Sorry i can;t make that a live link, but just copy and paste into your browser.
    Thank you - Suz

  • Carol Austin
    Mar 1, 2018, 01:11 AM

    I have a blue 5000m thread and the no on the white cone isR120D,2
    C104
    18
    O0819AK
    I am not sure of the brand and it is poly I was wanting if you had one the same in your brand. Are you australian.Thanks

    Susan Makalinaw
    Mar 1, 2018, 06:38 AM

    Hi Carol - I'm sorry I don't know what brand that is . The R120D means it is 40wt like we all use for embroidery. I searched the other numbers but couldn't come up with anything.

    We have White and Blue in 5000m https://bfc-creations.com/bfc-machine-embroidery-thread/5000m-cones/ and 360 colors in 1000m. https://bfc-creations.com/bfc-machine-embroidery-thread/1000m-cones/ (i'm sorry I can't make links here, but you can copy and paste these into your browser).

    We are in the US.
    Thanks!
    Suz

  • Susan Gardner
    Nov 2, 2017, 11:15 AM

    Does the thread chart include metallic and varigated colors?

    Susan Makalinaw
    Nov 2, 2017, 12:36 PM

    Hi Susan - no it just has the poly colors.
    Thank you - Suz

  • Jane Harris
    Aug 6, 2016, 04:41 PM

    Do you have a list of you newest colors. I can see on my Embird color palette that there are several missing on the list. I am trying to gradually change over to BFC thread as my machine (Janome MC11000se) really seems to like your thread.

    Thank you.

    Susan Makalinaw
    Aug 7, 2016, 03:48 PM

    Scroll down on the website and at the bottom you will see Conversion Charts. At the top you will see New RGB chart. Thanks - Suz (my apologies for the delay - with all the orders for the free design going by, I must have missed your question)

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  • Nov 13, 2018, 04:54 PM
    Love this thread chart!!! So much easier to use, as you can lay the actual threads against your fabrics to really see how they will look, as compared to those thread charts from others where they wind the thread on a piece of stock. Well worth the money.
  • Oct 4, 2017, 11:08 AM
    I like to color outside the lines. Many times I will buy designs knowing I am going to change the colors to suit my own tastes or the taste of the person I plan on sewing the designs for. I used to spend days - literally, figuring out how to change the colors.

    No more - with this thread chart its so easy. I turn on my OttLite®, gather my fabric(s) this thread chart, and pick the color theme I want. Of course before my OttLite® I used sunlight.

    This thread chart is so easy. It folds - much easier than a map too - and I put it in with my threads until I need it again. Its not flimsy at all. Nice and sturdy, good quality.

    An additional use: I have 3 grand daughters and they use it to pick out colors for all sorts of items: Clothing, crayons, colored pencils and all sorts of things I would never have thought of. So it is a learning aid for them. They are aware of all these different colors, instead of just the primary ones taught in school.

    When they were much younger they loved to just touch the silkiness of the threads, and what do you know, all 3 of them are now as enthusiast about thread and embroidery as I am. Proud grandmother here, ya bet!

    For a more complete experience go here: https://bfc-creations.com/conversion-charts.html

    Happy Sewing

    Ila in Maine