Denim Thread

Denim Thread

Our comprehensive range of sewing jean thread deliver good on machine performance, seam strength and durability, and are designed to withstand the rigorous sewing and wash down processes used in denim jeans production and post dyed jeans.

Adult jeans require approximately 180 metres of thread while children's jeans require approximately 130 of thread.

Depending on the required final quality, alternative denim thread type may be used. Thread size will determine needle size.

For more information, check out our recommendations below.

Application guide

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    Have you ever encountered common jeans quality problems: stitch linting after washing and bleaching, stitch damage during washing or wearing, stitch colour change after bleaching, unsightly stitching, poor stitch feeling, etc.? To improve the denim quality, you need some high-quality denim thread. Coats Dual Duty thread, is a premium quality corespun thread with excellent wash-down characteristics ideal for denimwear and jeans. Coats Epic Rugged thread, is a thread for higher performance, increased productivity on your sewing lines and all important for denim wash processes, reduced thread damage and reduced thread breakage at the industrial wash process. Coats Eloflex , is an innovative performance stretch sewing thread for high extension, stretch seams. Those comprehensive range of sewing jean thread are all specially designed thread for jeans and deliver good on-machine performance, seam strength and durability, and are designed to withstand the rigorous sewing and wash-down processes used in denim jeans production and post-dyed jeans. High-quality jean thread helps to create high-quality jeans.


    The determination of the thread size used for topstitching is to a large extent determined by the overall desired appearance.

    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. The table below shows the main sewing operations on a five pocket western jean.

    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.