Sports and Activewear - Sport jackets
Various thread sizes are needed during the construction of the seams while manufacturing sports jackets. Coats offers threads that allows for decorative topstitching and water resistant elements.
Gramax Tex 18 is sometimes used on the overlock loopers to reduce the thread cost while producing garments.
Approximate thread consumption is 200 metres. Alternative thread types may be used depending on required final quality. The thread size will determine the choice of needle size.
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Where two Tex sizes of thread have been suggested the choice will be determined by the fabric weight, the construction of the load bearing seams and the stitch definition required (topstitching).
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.