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Nylon Thread Size 138

Nylon Thread - Size 138

Size Tex Govt. Class Machine Type Stitch Visibility Needle Size







20 to 22

Typical uses--Athletic mats, Auto upholstery, Awnings, Backpacks, Bassoon reeds, Bookbinding, Canvas, Decorative stitching, Dentist chairs, Dog beds, Dog leashes, Hammocks, Horse saddles, Instrument covers, Laptop cases, Leather (medium), Leather (heavy), Luggage, Mei Tais (baby carriers), Oboe reeds, Purses, Roll-up signs, Sandbags, Stage curtains, Tarps (medium), Tarps (heavy), Upholstery (automotive), Upholstery (heavy), Vinyl (heavy), Wallets, Weapons cases, Webbing, X-ray aprons.

Half-Price Black and White Mixed Nylon or Polyester

This thread came to us in giant cartons called gaylords. It had no labeling, was unwrapped, and the outer layers of some spools were grimy.  We have taken the best of this thread, identified its thickness, bagged, and labeled. Unfortunately, it is too time consuming and slightly dangerous to tell if its nylon or polyester. Instead, we are selling it at half-price


8 Ounces $7

12 Ounces $9

16 Ounces $12

32 Ounces $18


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Half Price Prewound Bobbins

We have over 100 prewound bobbin half-price bobbin selections. Most sell for $20 a gross (144) or less. All of these bobbins come with our 30 Day Return protection. Please note the some of these bobbins come in battered or slightly soiled boxes as shown on the left. We have taken special care to make sure that the bobbins in these boxes are just as good as our regular priced bobbins. Click here for all half price bobbins. Or go directly to your style.

The Thread Exchange
291A Merrimon Avenue Weaverville, NC 28787