Looks, feels, and sews like nylon. Better sunlight (uv) and mildew resistance.
Polyester thread looks, feels and sews like nylon thread. The big difference is that polyester thread has superior sunlight (UV) and mildew resistance. This makes it the first choice for sewing things that are used outdoors.
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Code Color Description
polyester-thread-small-spools Polyester Thread - Small Spools
Two and four ounce spools is ideal one-time projects, hobbyists, crafts people, or just experimenting. They are priced around $10.
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polyester-thread-cases Polyester Thread Cases
Save 10 to 20% on 6 to 32-spool cases. All cases are in stock
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polyester-thread-015 Polyester Thread - Size 15 / Tex 16 / Govt. 00
Ultra thin thread that is mainly used for light sewing and to embroider leather and fabric.
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polyester-thread-033 Polyester Thread - Size 33 / Tex 35 / Govt. AA
Lightweight thread that is used for sewing garments and very thin leather such as purses and wallets.
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polyester-thread-046 Polyester Thread - Size 46 / Tex 45 / Govt. B
Lightweight thread used for sewing lightweight outdoor gear (e.g. tents), thin leather, and light outdoor garments.
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polyester-thread-069 Polyester Thread - Size 69 / Tex 70 / Govt. E
Our most popular size because it can be used for both lightweight and middleweight sewing. Typical uses include outdoor furniture, small tents, drapes, and lightweight leather upholstery.
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polyester-thread-092 Polyester Thread - Size 92 / Tex 90 / Govt. F
Middleweight thread that is used for tents, furniture upholstery, auto upholstery, dog beds and collars, sails, and sand bags.
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polyester-thread-138 Polyester Thread - Size 138 / Tex 135 / Govt. FF
Middleweight thread that is sometimes used for heavier weight sewing because stitches are noticeable. Typical uses include auto upholstery and convertible tops, awnings, party tents, pool covers, tarpaulins, and sails.
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polyester-thread-207 Polyester Thread - Size 207 / Tex 210 / Govt. 3-Cord
Heavyweight thread. Typical uses include auto upholstery, furniture upholstery, boat covers, awnings, tarpaulins, and saddles and horse tack.
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polyester-thread-277 Polyester Thread - Size 277 / Tex 270 / Govt. 4-Cord
Heavyweight thread used for hand and machine sewing. Typical uses include horse saddles and tack, knife sheaths, holsters, tarpaulins, banners, boat and pool covers. Its stitches are a focal point
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polyester-thread-346 Polyester Thread - Size 346 / Tex 350 / Govt. 5-Cord
Heavyweight thread used for hand and machine sewing. Typical uses include canvas tarpaulins, saddles, horse tack, shoe repair, conveyer belts, holsters, and sheaths. Its stitches are a focal point
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polyester-thread-415 Polyester Thread - Size 415 / Tex 410 / Govt. 6-Cord
Heavyweight thread used for hand and machine sewing. It is also a survival pack staple. Typical uses include canvas tarpaulins, saddles, horse tack, shoe repair, conveyor belts, holsters, and sheaths. Its stitches are a focal point.
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polyester-thread-554 Polyester Thread - Size 554 / Tex 600 / Govt. 8-Cord
Our heaviest thread with a 1 mm diameter. It is used for very heavy duty hand and machine sewing and for tying, binding, and hanging. Stitches are a focal point.
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polyester-thread-boxes Mixed Nylon and Polyester Partial Spools
Nylon and polyester $2 to $3 a pound. Mixed partial spools, many colors, most spools are unwrapped and unlabeled, some tangling is likely. We try to balance colors in each box. Sorry, no cherry picking
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polyester-thread-half-price Mixed Nylon and Polyester - Black and White
Mixed nylon and polyester for $12 a pound. Black and white. Some spools are grimy.
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polyester-thread-non-wicking Polyester Thread - Monocord / Non-Wicking
Moisture and mildew resistant
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