Use V-92 and a #16 or #18 needle for fabrics up to six ounces and with Sunbrella. Note: when sewing on an Ultrafeed sewing machine with V-69 thread, a size No. 20 needle works best.
Thread quantity: approx. 2500m
Sailmaker's thread needs to be pulled up off the top of the tube. This puts an extra twist in the thread which contributes to its strength and helps to keep the thread from unlaying. It also enables a smooth feed off the top of the cone which eases tension problems.
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