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Old 11-22-2014, 11:04 PM   #1
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Embroidery thread recommendations

I am going to have the boat name embroidered on my new Sunbrella grill cover. I wanted to use Sunbrella embroidery thread to extend or match the life of the cover. The Sunbrella embroidery thread color options are limited, any recommendations of a good embroidery thread that will hold up in the sun and weather?
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Old 11-22-2014, 11:50 PM   #2
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Old 11-23-2014, 10:43 PM   #3
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Also you must make sure the embroidery machine will sew the design. I have a Toyota 15 needle commercial machine and IT DOES NOT SEW WELL WITH EVERY THREAD,
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Old 11-23-2014, 10:50 PM   #4
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I embroidered our logo on our leather seats when I upholstered them. Used Isacord Polyester thread. So far, so good!Click image for larger version

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Excuse the shadow! Lol
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Old 11-24-2014, 09:27 AM   #6
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Thanks for the advice; it appears that Polyester thread has a lot of color options. Because I have observed boat seats where the embroidery has faded before the fabric I wanted advice on threads that last in the marine environment.
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Old 11-25-2014, 02:23 PM   #8
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I had all my exterior canvas sewn with Gortex thread. Not cheap, but definitely cheaper that restitching every few years.
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