Special Effect Threads

Personalise your design with speciality threads: Special effect threads add to your creativity in textile embellishment and facilitate individuality. If you’re looking to produce something different – MADEIRA’s vast range of versatile specialty threads fit the bill!

During the design and production of these exclusive MADEIRA threads, we pay attention to the originality and unique special effects achieved when they are stitched. Their base may be natural or synthetic, then MADEIRA’s classical twists or simple foils turn them into amazing yarns with special textures or styles.

Choose from a smocking thread, a thread with holographic simulation or a thread which glows in the dark. If you take advantage of MADEIRA’s innovative solutions, you will be more than satisfied with the results.

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  • Monofil Fine Transparent, No.60, 200m/220yd

    MONOFIL No.60 is a fine and transparent sewing thread for invisible seams. Especially suitable to attach trims, pearls and ribbons.

    Can also be used for invisible seaming.

    Available on 220 yd/200 m and 1100 yd/1000 m spools.

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  • Monofil Heavier Transparent No.40, 500m/550yd

    MONOFIL No.40 is transparent sewing thread of exceptional high tensile strength, perfect for a variety of applications, including machine quilting and hemming. Ideal for fine to medium weight fabrics and as an invisible bobbin thread when you don’t want the thread to be seen..

    MONOFIL No. 40 is suitable for heavy transparent quilting, sewing and serging thread. Ideal for fine to medium weight fabrics. Exceptional high tensile strength. Can also be used as bobbin thread.
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    Available on 550 yd/500 m and 1100 yd/1000 m spools.

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  • Metallic No. 30, Resistant (Heavy Metal), 200m

    Metallic No. 30 Resistant (Heavy Metal) thread is the most hardwearing metallic thread in the world! It can be washed at high temperatures (up to 95°C/210F) and is resistant to bleach and chlorine. A special twist construction gives your sewing a shining finish, and makes it ideal for use on sportswear, jeans, and all fabrics

    Available in 10 colors in 200m spools.

     

    Click here to download the .pdf version of METALLIC colors thread guide catalog (The Brilliant colors collection is in column  No. 9)

     

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  • Metallic No. 40, Soft, 200m

    Metallic No. 40 Soft  thread is n elegant and soft metallic thread made from velvety spun rayon wrapped by an extra fine metallised foil. The blends of colors are outstanding and voluminous thread lends itself to outlining and accent stitching in designs. It is exceptionally gentle to the skin and a wonderful compliment to fashion, home decoration.

     

    Click here to download the .pdf version of METALLIC colors thread guide catalog

     

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  • Metallic No. 40, Smooth, 200m

    Metallic No. 40 Smooth thread has a smooth touch and strong performance thanks to a new and elaborated twist construction. The strong Trilobal PES core is wrapped by a narrow metalized PES-F0il and reduces the metalized proportion in the thread to only 25%. This makes the twist extremely flexible and gives the thread its unique smoothness,

     

    Available in 20 colors in 200m spools.

     

    Click here to download the .pdf version of METALLIC colors thread guide catalog

     

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  • Metallic No. 40, Sparkling, 200m

    Metallic No. 40 Sparkling thread is the world's most famous fashionable metallised machine embroidery thread. The special reflection of this special effect thread is the result if a lavish three times twisting process to give designs a unique textured affect and dimension.

    Available in 37 colors in 200m spools.

     

    Click here to download the .pdf version of METALLIC colors thread guide catalog (The Sparkling colors collection is in columns  No. 4, 5 and 6)

     

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  • Metallic No. 40, Brilliant, 200m

    Metallic No. 40 Brilliant thread is made of soft Viscose core which guarantees a gentle touch even in largr-area embroidered products. Pure silver coating grants unique classical richness to the embroidery. Special finish allows embroidering at highest speed with no thread break even on the most difficult materials

    Available in 13 colors in 200m spools. (8 plain colors and 5 variegated – astro – colors)

     

    Click here to download the .pdf version of METALLIC colors thread guide catalog (The Brilliant colors collection is in column  No. 3)

     

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  • Monofil Heavier Transparent No.40, 1000m/1100yd

    MONOFIL No.40 is transparent sewing thread of exceptional high tensile strength, perfect for a variety of applications, including machine quilting and hemming. Ideal for fine to medium weight fabrics and as an invisible bobbin thread when you don’t want the thread to be seen..

    MONOFIL No. 40 is suitable for heavy transparent quilting, sewing and serging thread. Ideal for fine to medium weight fabrics. Exceptional high tensile strength. Can also be used as bobbin thread.
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    Available on 550 yd/500 m and 1100 yd/1000 m spools.e on 550 yd/500 m and 1100 yd/1000 m spools.

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  • NEW: Decora No. 12, 300m

    The new DECORA No. 12 thread brings an unusual texture to your designs.  Made of 100% high quality viscose and is perfect for shining decorative stitching and overlocking seams, for quilting and embroideries with an unique finish. DECORA No. 12 runs on all sewing, overclocking, and embroidery machines.

    Use DECORA No. 12 for silky shiny decorative seams, decorative overlock and quilting seams and impressive, three-dimensional embroidery. This high quality viscose gives DECORA an outstanding sheen, which the voluminous thread of the yarn brings out even more.

    Available in 40 colors (28 plain colors and 12 variegated)

    Click here to download the .pdf version of DECORA No. 12 colors thread guide catalog

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  • NEW: Frosted MATT, 500m

    The new MADEIRA’s Frosted Matt No. 40, the world’s first truly matt and light-fast embroidery thread brings a new sensation to the perception of colors and new highs to light fastness (6-8, excluding fluorescent). Due to the unique construction and special finish, this embroidery thread intensively reflects the true colors. Frosted Matt is produced using exclusive dying methods resulting in an unmatched overall rating and light fastness. Colors remain and don’t fade easily, as others do.

    Available in 40 colors

    Click here to download the .pdf version of Frosted MATT colors thread guide catalog

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  • Heavy Metal, 12 colors, 5m Value Packs

    Metallic Threads Creativity and special effects starts with Metallic Threads.
    Strong enough to use on soft furnishings, for decorative seams and all other kinds of sewing and quilting. The thread always runs smoothly even on high speed machines. Choose from four exclusive finishes. With a revolutionary process that bonds a shimmery foil wrap to a thread core, MADEIRA has created metallic thread that is the sturdiest you can buy. This precision German engineering makes MADEIRA metallics durable enough for all purposes.

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  • Elastic Invisible Knitting-In Thread, 220 yd/200 m

    Elastic accompanying yarn for reinforcing sleeves, collars and waists. Increases the resistance of all knits and prevents the unpopular sagging. It is transparent in use and therefore invisible in knitted garments. The easy-care material is machine washable – the elasticity is thus maintained even after repeated washing. Ideal for fashionable knitwear that needs more stability due to frequent wearing, such as fashion pulse warmers, leg warmers and headbands

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  • Monolon Transparent Sewing Thread

    Monolon is a fine transparent nylon thread, simply perfect for a variety of applications including invisible sewing, machine appliqué and hemming. Excellent for invisible sewing on ribbon, lace or decorative threads. Use for applications requiring blind stitch and the transparent Monolon thread will blend into the fabric.

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  • Smoking Gathering Thread, 200m

    Smoking is a special thread which reacts to heat. The thread shrinks drawing an iron over the fabric slowly, while the fabric does not, causing the fabric to pucker in a controlled way. The wrinkled effects are beautiful and limitless. No special needles are needed, and shrink embroidery can be sewn on any type of embroidery machine.

    A regular household iron is perfect for this purpose.

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  • Metallic No. 40, Smooth, 1000m

    Metallic No. 40 Smooth thread has a smooth touch and strong performance thanks to a new and elaborated twist construction. The strong Trilobal PES core is wrapped by a narrow metalized PES-F0il and reduces the metalized proportion in the thread to only 25%. This makes the twist extremely flexible and gives the thread its unique smoothness,

     

    Available in 8 colors in 1000m spools.

     

    Click here to download the .pdf version of METALLIC colors thread guide catalog

     

    Note: The picture graphics color reflects the color appearance in your computer and is for reference only.

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