METALLIC

Madeira’s unique selection of high quality metallic threads present added dimension to both industrial embroidery and decorative applications. The range offers a stunning variety of colours and different thread thicknesses, each with very different properties. Choose from smooth and sparkling, extremely fine to more substantial weights and even bleach, chlorine and denim wash resistant. Constructed to ensure efficient production FS threads work smoothly on embroidery machines offering excellent shine.

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FS 40 - The Smooth High Performer

The combination of a polyamide core and special twist construction with pure silver, produce top quality and reliable working properties to ensure high speed, trouble free stitching across various applications and fabrics.

Available in 21 shades.


Needle size *
65/9 – 75/11

Stitch density
0.40mm

dtex 220
den 200

5000m
cones

1000m
cops
* Needle recommendations are for standard fabrics and applications

FS 30 - The Resistant Hard-wearer

Slightly thicker than FS 40, crafted with an innovative twist and a protective double layer to guarantee maximum resistance to abrasion and high colour fastness. A durable speciality thread developed for outdoor exposure.

FS 30 can withstand chlorine and bleaching, plus harsh laundering at high temperatures. Denim wash resistant. Available in 9 colours.

*SAN8-80 needle with an elongated size 90 eye can be used to improve your embroidery.


Needle size *
*SAN8-80 – 90/14

Stitch density
0.50mm

dtex 320
den 290

5000m
cones

2500m
cops
* Needle recommendations are for standard fabrics and applications

FS 50 - The Fine Liner

Achieve clear and vivid details with this fine smooth metallic thread with a pure silver foil structure. Especially suitable for sharp contours, small lettering, filigree, fine monograms and delicate fabrics. The best choice for extra clarity in 8 shades of silver and gold:


Needle size *
65/9 - 75/11

Stitch density
0.35mm

dtex 150
den 135

5000m
cones

1000m
cops
* Needle recommendations are for standard fabrics and applications

FS 20 - Soft Comfort

Elegant, soft metallic thread made from velvety spun rayon wrapped by an extra fine metallised foil. This thicker thread lends itself to outlining and accent stitching in designs. Comfortable next to the skin FS 30 is a wonderful compliment to fashion, children’s wear, home textiles, shoes or branded and promotional products.

Available in 32 colours:


Needle size *
100/16

Stitch density
0.80mm

dtex 360
den 320

2750m
cones

550m
cops
* Needle recommendations are for standard fabrics and applications

FS 15 - The Consolidator

The ideal solution for decorative metal effect embroidery and sewing. Three-ply FS15 is decorative, functional and highly durable, suitable for hard wearing seams. The extremely high tensile strength and after treatment on the thread ensure trouble free performance on coats, jeans, sporting goods and fashion.

Available in 11 shades:


Needle size *
100/16

Stitch density
0.90mm

dtex 660
den 590

1500m
cones
* Needle recommendations are for standard fabrics and applications

FS 12 - The Determinator

Thick and durable, this decorative embroidery and sewing thread has a double layer protection with a beautiful shine provided by pure silver foils. Safe to wash up to 95°C with industrial laundry treatments. Ideal for sewing and embroidering on robust materials, such as denim, shoes, jackets leather bags and belts.

Denim wash resistant. Available in 6 colours:


Needle size *
100/16

Stitch density
0.90mm

dtex 830
den 750

1200m
cones
* Needle recommendations are for standard fabrics and applications

The raw materials and their construction determine the behaviour of the threads during machine embroidery, the look of the final result and the resistance over time. FS metallic threads are of premium quality and will save you time and frustration, assuring high productivity and an appealing, long-lasting appearance.

Tips for trouble free embroidery with metallic threads:

  • Always use a fresh needle and select the correct size for the thread type
  • Digitise the design to accommodate the type of thread and remove any unnecessary small stitches
  • Slow down your machine speed
  • Tension may need adjusting, normally slightly loosened

SUPERTWIST 30 - The Extravagant

Bring designs to life with sparkle! Create textured dimension and dazzling embroideries with this triple twisted metallised thread, exclusive to Madeira. The strong nylon core and metallic base enhance both its shimmering appearance on many applications. The Opal and Crystal colours are denim-wash resistant.

Smooth running, festive and magnificent colours ensure a glittering finish. Choose from subtle iridescent tones, charming opal and pastel coloured crystal hues or from an amazing selection of multi colours. The innovative structure allows embroidery at high speeds on the most difficult fabrics. Available in 121 colours.

*SAN8-80 needle with an elongated size 90 eye can be used to improve your embroidery.


Needle size *
*SAN8-80 – 90/14

Stitch density
0.60mm

dtex 180
den 160

5000m
cones

1000m
cops
* Needle recommendations are for standard fabrics and applications

CR40 & CR20

CR40 - The Game Changer

This versatile thread runs exceptionally well and provides a true metallic shine on everything from functional wear and fashion to work and corporate wear, accessories and beyond. Choose from 42 vibrant colours for stylish decoration and branding on textiles and leather.


Needle size *
65/9 - 75/11

Stitch density
0.35 - 0.4mm

dtex 230
den 210

2500m
cones
* Needle recommendations are for standard fabrics and applications

CR 20 - The Opulent

Voluminous thread, ideal for prominent elements in design and large projects giving great results even on demanding materials like leather and denim. This thicker thread runs smoothly with a slightly higher top tension than CR 40 and a slightly slower machine speed. Available in 16 dazzling colours.

*SAN80-80 needle with an elongated size 90 eye can be used to improve your embroidery.


Needle size *
*SAN8-80 - 90/14

Stitch density
0.75 - 0.8mm

dtex 510
den 460

2000m
cones
* Needle recommendations are for standard fabrics and applications

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