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Founded in 1988, WonderFil Specialty Threads started out with modest beginnings, offering only one embroidery thread line. Through decades of hard work, WonderFil is now an international company offering 36 unique thread lines. WonderFil's vision has been to inspire sewers across the globe by giving them the right tools to create beautiful pieces that can be treasured. WonderFil is one of the few thread companies that manufactures their own thread. This allows WonderFil to consistently offer their customers the highest quality thread. WonderFil threads are a product you can rely on to create memorable projects and quilts that can be passed down through generations. Stash Fabrics stocks various lines of WonderFil threads, including InvisaFil for quilting, Eleganza WonderFil perle cotton for hand embroidery, Decobob by WonderFil, and DecoBob pre-wound bobbins.
Perle cotton embroidery thread is sold in twisted skeins or wound into small balls of thread. Perle cotton is a non-divisible thread, which means you use one strand of thread as it comes off the skein or ball. Some common sizes or weights of perle cotton are 3, 5, 8, and 12. The higher the number, the finer the thread. Sizes 3 and 5 are heavier and are often used for needlepoint. Sizes 8 and 12 are finer threads, often used for embroidery and crocheting. Quilters like perle cottons for stitching decorative lines and designs. Stash Fabrics carries the Eleganza collection of perle cotton by WonderFil Threads. Eleganza is a gorgeous 8wt, 2-ply 100% long staple Egyptian cotton thread from WonderFil that is double-gassed and mercerized, resulting in a wonderfully smooth and lustrous surface that allows the thread to glide beautifully through all types of fabrics and fibers. The thread’s tight twist creates beautifully firm stitches while its surface sheen produces a luxurious finish to embellishment stitchery. Offered in a variety of different colors ranging from saturated solids to subtle tone-on-tone and random dyed contrasting variegates, Eleganza™ is a perfect match for your next hand work or embellishment project.
DecoBob is an incredible 80wt 2-ply cottonized 100% polyester thread from WonderFil that carries a textured matte finish that has been treated to behave more like cotton and eliminate stretch. When polyester thread is cottonized, it undergoes a treatment where all the stretch and shine is taken out of it, allowing it to sew easily through your machine, but it also hides in the fabric a lot better. Because the thread is so fine, it allows the seams to be flatter and tighter, which in turn makes it easier to match patterns and line up your quilt pieces. If you’re piecing something with a lot of tiny complicated pieces, this thread will make a huge impact on allowing the fabric to sit flatter by eliminating bulk. Delicate but incredibly strong, this lightweight thread ensures stitching becomes less bulky and designs softer while the fine weight also allows for more acute miters and rounder and smoother curves. DecoBob by WonderFil is also an ideal bobbin thread and is available in Class 15 and L size pre-wound bobbins in reusable plastic casings. WonderFil Decobob thread is used for precision piecing, stippling, general sewing, machine embroidery, top and bottom thread for quilting, button holes, digitized lace design, hidden stitches, and bobbin thread.