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10 Benefits of Using a Quality Polyester Thread (Part 2 of 2)

Posted: 18 March 2014 at 6 a.m.

SoFine#50 group, polyester thread

Are you starting to get the hint that we kind of love polyester thread?  Picking up where we left off, we have 5 more benefits of using a quality polyester.

6.  Easily Washed

     -Polyester is heat resistant (dryer and iron save), with a melting temperature of about 480º F  (in comparison, nylon starts to yellow at 350º F and melts at about 415º F).  Polyester is colorfast, resistant to chemicals, and can be washed or dry-cleaned with most common cleaning detergents. 

7.  Mildew Resistant

8.  Retains heat-set pleats and creases

     -Lint-free poly thread can make very smooth seams.  There is one caution:  when you iron the seams, make sure your iron is on the medium setting for synthetics and not on the high setting for cotton. Although polyester is heat resistant, it is not as heat resistant as cotton and a high-heat iron can melt it.  As long as you aren’t leaving a hot iron on a polyester thread for too long, you should be just fine.

9.  Abrasion Resistant

10.  Quick drying

     -Absorbs very little moisture.

Considering all the pros of using polyester, if you are now open to using polyester threads, check out our Try-Me specials.  You can try using one (or all!) of our polyester threads at a discounted price.

Can you think of any other benefits of using polyester threads?

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  • 1. CHERYL SZYNKOWSKI (23 March 2014 at 10:27 a.m.)

    Thank yu so much for your wonderful tips. They really help!

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