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Old 28-06-2006, 20:57   #1
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Can anyone recommond the correct type of thread to use for Sunbrella fabric and exterior awnings. Also, can these be sewn using a regular machine or do you require an industrial machine?

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Yup, you need a UV-resistant thread, or you'll find seams popping within a season or two. Here's one source that I've bought from; we were able to use a standard Singer Machine (with heavy-duty needles) with the V-92 Hunter Green with same colored Sunbrella, though it labored quite a bit on quadruple folds:
http://secure.sailrite.com/searchresult.asp?CartId={62EAEFD3-2B49-43BD-9513EVEREST-1BDAE2520FF2}
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