Outdoor cushions -- thread

gracie01January 22, 2014

What type of thread do I need to sew cushions with outdoor fabric? TIA

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
RuthieG__TX

The type thread is called "Outdoor Living" and is made my more than one company. Probably Coats and Clark is the most familiar and you should even be able to buy it at Wal-Mart or for sure order if from Amazon...It comes in many colors and is nice and strong and UV resistant.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2014 at 8:47AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mlweaving_Marji

I buy mine from SailRite, the UV thread. I repair sails and sail covers and outdoor cushions. Regular thread rots in the sun and what's made with it literally falls apart at the seams.

Here is a link that might be useful: SailRite_outdoor_threads

    Bookmark   January 24, 2014 at 9:37AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
gracie01

Thanks, I'll check them both.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2014 at 10:39AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
casi

Does this type thread require a commercial sewing machine or will a home machine, like a Brother be able to sew with it?

    Bookmark   September 9, 2014 at 6:17PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Keeping the tredal cabinet, swapping the machine (does not fit)
We have an Eldredge treadle machine and it's rusty...
archangel2003
pls help, Brother needle bar question
Hi There, I bet this will be an easy fix for one of...
amandalynn
Pleating help
Hello all. It's been a while since I asked a question...
cloybaby
Can I add another layer to drapes?
Howdy folks! I came across a GREAT deal at a resale...
carsonheim
Roll call please
Just wondering how many of us made the change to Houz. Would...
kathyg_in_mi
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™