Welcome to YLI
Welcome to YLI Threads!
SN quality metallic thread from Japan - the best metallic thread made. Designed for high speed embroidery machines, it also works well for quilting (even longarms) and hand applications. Sometimes even the best metallic thread can be ornery. Use the right needle (we recommend Metafil or Metallica), properly adjust tension, and use a soft bobbin ...
Sideless filament polyester pre-wound bobbins.
12 bobbins per tube.
YLI's wonderful thin cotton (Soft Touch) on a pre-wound bobbin. Saves you time, effort, and frustration and gives you more thread on the bobbin than those you wind yourself. 12 bobbins per tube
Size L bobbins fit most home machines.
Available in White or Natural
Tex 18 70/2 Glazed Cotton
REALLY fine cotton! Use it for piecing when you have sharp points (stars) or intersections where several blocks come together and you are concerned about thread bulk throwing off your careful measurements and cutting. The glazed finish eliminates any fuzz and adds strength.
Also great for hand applique.
Traveling and still want to applique? Just starting with Silk #100 and want a good selection of colors at a great price? Silk #100 Card Sets each contain 20 colors of Silk #100 on 30 yard cards. Three assortments to choose from - Neutrals, Flowers, or Brights & Pastels. Images illustrate colors included in each set using spools - sets contai...
Tex 10 Wt 100 100% Filament Silk from Japan
Wonderful for hand applique - it's so fine, it just disappears into the fabric. Silk makes you look like an even better appliquer than you already are!
Tex 18 Wt 50 60/2 100% Egyptian Extra Long Staple Cotton, G&M
Soft Touch is a very fine cotton.
That makes it great for piecing - especially if you are making sharp points or working where several blocks come together. We offer neutral colors in several put-ups for piecers. Compare to Aurifil or Mettler 50wt. We bet you'll like ours best!...
A monster spool of monofilament! Available in three thicknesses - .004, .005, and .006 - and two shades - clear and smoke. Use for stitch-in-the-ditch, machine applique, T-shirt quilts.The thicker sizes make it plenty strong for longarms yet it is still so thin (and transparent) that you can barely see it. And the big spools go a long, long way.
Tex 8 Wt 106 .004 Nylon Monofilament 1500yd spool
Wonder Invisible is a very popular thin, clear monofilament. Use it for stitch-in-the-ditch, hand or machine applique, quilting when you don't want the thread to show, apparel hemming. Use the Smoke shade for darker fabrics. Contrary to widespread misinformation, Wonder nylon monofilament will ...
After a great Quilt Market and Festival in Houston, we are finished with shows for 2019!
We look forward to seeing you in January.