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Printed From: Sailrite Enterprises, Inc.
Category: Canvas Work
Forum Name: Fabric Questions
Forum Discription: Questions about the use and types of fabrics
URL: http://forum.sailrite.com/forum_posts.asp?TID=237
Printed Date: 07 July 2020 at 12:04pm


Topic: Thead Useage
Posted By: harbourcay
Subject: Thead Useage
Date Posted: 18 March 2007 at 8:52pm
What is a rough rule of thumb for general canvas work as far as amount of thread need for a given number of yards of fabric.  In other words, if I had a project that involved 10 yrs of fabric, how many yards of thread would be required.  I understand that different project of the same yardage may require different amounts, but I'd still like a general rule.


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Jim Stengel



Replies:
Posted By: MattGrant
Date Posted: 18 March 2007 at 10:18pm
Hi, A very general rule of thumb is 1 ounces of thread per ten yards of fabric. Thanks, Matt with Sailrite



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