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Old 02-13-2007, 02:22 PM
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They also have 207, it's under nylon closeouts I think. Yes, the higher the number the fatter the thread. The reason most people sew with 69 Nylon is that it's stronger than the fabric you're joining together. Using thread that is 5 times stronger than the fabric you're sewing together is not logical. Using heavier thread also means you need to wind your own bobbins instead of using pre-wound, and you'll be changing bobbins every 10 minutes. You need a larger needle to sew 138 and higher. Topstitching is another matter. Use whatever thread gives you the look you're after.
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