Our sewing threads are designed to be soft, strong and have stretch. They also deliver required seam quality and offer excellent on machine performance.
Using stitch type 406, Gramax Tex 18 is recommended for attaching the binding to the neck and arm openings of t-shirts. Together they provide good seam covering properties and comfort next to the skin.
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Where two Tex sizes of thread have been suggested the choice will be determined by the demands of the stitching operation, the amount of load / demand placed on the seam and the type and weight of fabric being sewn.
In certain circumstances it may be beneficial to the manufacturer to use Epic Tex 24 or 30 for this element.
In order to avoid damage to the fabric during the sewing of knitted garments, ball point needles are generally recommended.
The sewing thread recommendations laid out above are intended as a guide to aid the construction of garments with good quality seams. As garments of the same generic type differ in terms of fabric substrate and construction, and both making up methods and post make up processing can greatly vary, these recommendations should be viewed as a good starting point for thread selection.
Garment specific recommendations for thread and needle selection as well as accurate thread consumption figures and onsite technical support can be obtained by contacting your local Coats' office.
These recommendations and consumption figures are intended as a guide only and are given in good faith but without warranty or liability on the company or its employees.