General Purpose Sewing Thread

From £2.50
For Shade Range see T120s Thread Shade Card in the image gallery - under the main thread image (below left).

Superb all round economical Sewing Thread. Pure polyester the thread runs a dream through domestic sewing machines and is suited to stitching a vast range of light to medium weight fabrics.

See below for full thread information.

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General Purpose Sewing Thread

General Purpose Sewing Thread

General Purpose Sewing Thread Info.


General Purpose Sewing Thread (Spun Polyester) - Suitable for all light/medium weight fabrics and sewing applications - clothing & household textiles, also sheers e.g. lingerie. A pure polyester, the thread runs well in all domestic sewing machines and will not disintegrate with even a huge number of washes.

Although ideal for general purpose sewing T120s is also the perfect thread for Overlocking & Serging where its mid strength and great value make it an ideal choice. Widely used by machine knitters.

Available in 90 shades.

Colour Matching


Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the colours on the shade card, due to the limitations in reproducing colours on various monitors and settings there may be variation.

For a completely accurate match Contact Us and we can either send you a thread sample or match to your fabric.

Technical Thread Name


T120s Spun Polyester.

Schmetz Universal Machine NeedlesSchmetz-Universal-Machine-Needles - Product - 101251aWhich Sewing Machine Needle?


For general purpose sewing you can't beat the Schmetz Universal Sewing Machine Needles designed specifically to be able to sew a wide range of fabrics they are crafted to a quality finish.

If you are stitching other specific types of fabrics is is certainly worth browsing the machine needle range. We have options such as the Schmetz Microtex Machine Needle which are designed for working with lightweight (almost shear fabrics).

For selecting a Hand Stitching Needle the question again is what are you sewing? As a good guide for most general purpose applications the Sharps Hand Needle Range will do the job well!