Nylon Thread Size 69 / Tex 70 / Govt. E

Size 69 / Tex 70 / Govt. E
Nylon Thread

Size 69 (Tex 70) nylon thread is our most popular size because it can be used for both lightweight and middleweight sewing. Typical uses include furniture, small tents, drapes, and lightweight leather upholstery. It is the heaviest thread most home sewing machines can use with a  size 16 to 18 needle as explained in our Buying Guide

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New Size 69 / Tex 70 is available by the case - Save 10% - Over 100 Colors

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Color Selection--Click Colors for Spool Sizes and Prices

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spool sizes, prices, and availability


Small Spools

2 and 4 Ounce spools for small jobs.


Unlabeled black and white for $12 a pound

Size 69 Nylon Cases

Size 69 / T 70 - Over 100 Colors.

Thread Boxes

Mixed nylon and poly in 5, 10, and 50 LB boxes.

Half-Price Cases

8 and 10 spool cases. About 30 selections

Monocord Nylon

Single ply, flat, stronger, low profile stitching

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Polyester Thread

Looks, feels, sews like nylon. Better Sunlight (UV) resistance.

Half-Price Bobbins

Styles A/15, G, L, M at $20 a gross. About 100 selections

100 Yard Nylon Tube

Popular nylon sizes and colors on hand sewing tubes. Just $4.50

100 Yard Poly Tubes

Popular polyester sizes and colors on hand sewing tubes. Just $4.50

Waxed Thread

Large color selection in Sizes 207 through 554

Poly-Linen Blend

Silky-smooth Irish polyester-linen blend.

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