Sewing Thread Strength Chart

Sewing Thread Strength Chart

Thread Type Strength (lbs)
Nylon 15
Polyester 12
Cotton 10
Silk 8
Denim 20
Upholstery 25

Note: ​Thread strength values are approximate and may vary depending‌ on ⁤various factors such as thread thickness, ‌fabric type, and stitching technique.

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  1. Great reference – very helpful!
    John Smith: Thanks for sharing this!

    Great info! Very useful for all sewers, regardless of skill level or experience. Having a reliable strength chart at hand will make choosing the right thread much easier.

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