The Type Of Sewing Thread

- Dec 06, 2017 -

Sewing thread is used for sewing textile materials, plastics, leather products and stitching.

Sewing thread has the characteristics of seaming, durability and appearance quality.

The sewing thread is divided into three types: natural fiber, chemical fiber and mixed type.

The characteristics of the sewing thread also have their unique properties due to their different materials:

Cotton sewing thread

- good heat resistance, elasticity, abrasion resistance, moisture resistance, poor resistance to bacteria, suitable for high speed sewing and durable press.The most commonly used is the plush cotton thread: it is made of long staple cotton, which is made of combed, burnt and silky, with high density and twist, so the tension is better than the plain combed cotton.It is often used for the sewing of cotton garments and other pure cotton fabricsSpecification 20/2 (60/4), 20/3 (60/6) 40/2, 40/3, 20/9Pure cotton thread: generally divided into two parts, comb and combing, the true 100% cotton thread can be used to make the entire combing cotton.It's usually 402, 202, 203.Is a cotton area of high quality cotton combing wool.Pure cotton yarn is often used for sewing and other pure cotton fabrics.

Polyester sewing thread

- the strength is high, the line is smooth and beautiful, wear-resisting;

Mildew, low price, rich color, not easy to fade, do not shrink.

Cotton-polyester sewing thread

- made of 65% polyester staple and 35% cotton fiber blend, high strength, good abrasion resistance, low shrinkage rate, good elasticity and good heat resistance.Can sew all kinds of clothing.

Nylon sewing thread

- strong stretch, good elasticity, smooth texture, silky luster, good wear resistance.

Nylon line

- high fracture strength, good abrasion resistance, low moisture absorption, high elasticity, but the thermal stability is not enough, general control at about 120 ℃.

Generally used for sewing chemical fiber fabric, woolen cloth, wool sweater, etc.

Whalen line

- low price, high breaking strength, lower wear resistance than nylon thread, good chemical stability, main sewing of various flour bags, cloth rubber shoes, canvas, lock fastening, nail buckle, etc.


- smooth surface, soft gloss, good elasticity and high temperature resistance.

Used for sewing woolen clothing and satin fabrics;

The rayon is brightly colored, but the intensity is poor, the moisture absorption is poor, the price is cheaper.

Mostly used in machine embroidery.

  • 10/3 100% Polyester Bag Closing Thread
  • 12/5 Bag Closer Thread
  • 12/5 Bag Stitcher Thread
  • Thread Used On NEWLONG, UNION-SPECIAL, FISCHBEIN High Speed Sewing Machines
  • Polyester Sewing Thread

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