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  • #16
    Yeah, I tried Silamide once. It is very "wiry" and a pain in the butt to use. Tangled a lot even with wax because it is so "curly". Kevlar I have also tried. The knot used with it is called the Surgeon's Knot. Kevlar is okay for bugle and other sharp-edged beads but I would not use it for anything else.


    • #17
      this is so crazy but I lost both of my beeswax..and there was no regular un waxed d thread so I am going to try that silamade? thread..I'll let you know how..that goes..for now I am using unwaxed thread..its a pain..but...
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