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Just a few years ago, there were only three common sizes of thread in the U.S. Thin threads were labeled 50 wt., regular weight threads were labeled 40 wt., and heavy threads were labeled 30 wt. These numbers, 30, 40, and 50, were borrowed from another standard, known as the Gunze Count standard, establish by thread factories in Japan. If a thread was labeled as a #40 or 40/3 in Japan, it was labeled a 40 wt. thread in the U.S. Likewise, if a thread was labeled #50 or 50/2 or 50/3 in Japan, it was called a 50 wt. thread in the U.S. The problem is that a 50/2 thread and a 50/3 thread are different. The first number follows the Gunze Count standard and indicates the thread size. The larger the number, the finer the thread. The second number indicates the number of strands, or plies, twisted together. Obviously, a 50/3 is heavier than a 50/2 because it has three strands of a size 50 thread twisted together and the 50/2 has only two. The misunderstanding in the U.S. weight system came about because importers started labeling #30 thread as 30 wt., #40 thread as 40 wt., and #50 thread as 50 wt., regardless of the number of strands comprising the thread. That means a 50/2 and a 50/3 thread were both labeled as 50 wt. thread even though one is 50% heavier than the other. As a result, many products that use the weight classification have labels that are inaccurate.

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Taylor Seville TMROUND 2 of Thread Magic Rounders, In Line Silicone Applicator Thread Conditioners
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Maxi Lock 51-32002, 3000 Yard Cone Black Poly All Purpose Thread for Sewing, Serging, Quilting, Blindstitching
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Beacon 7833B Liquid Thread 2oz. No Sew Liquid Thread "Sewing Machine in a Bottle"
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A&E American & Efrid Maxi Lock 51-32109 White 3000 Yard Cone, Poly Thread for Sewing, Serging and Quilting
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A&E MaxiLock ML520 All Purpose Sewing Thread 40wt, Value Pack of 4 Poly Cone Spools x 3000Yds White
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A&E Maxi Lock ML521 All Purpose Sewing Thread 40wt Black, Value Pack of 4 Poly Cones x 3000 Yards Ea
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A&E MaxiLock ML522 All Purpose Poly Sewing Thread 40wt, Value Pack of 4 Cones x 3000 Yards - Brights: Yellow, Blue, Red, Green
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A&E Maxi Lock ML523 Value Pack of 4 Cones Poly Thread 40wt x 3000 Yards, Eggshell Color
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A&E Maxi Lock ML524 All Purpose Sewing Thread 40wt Poly, Value Pack 4 Cones x 3000 Yards of Light Grey
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A&E Maxi Lock ML525 Stretch Thread Value Pack 4 Cones x 3000 Yards of White, Black, Eggshell, Light Grey for Knits, Roll Hems, Lingerie, Lycra Spandex
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A&E MaxiLock 54-4 Textured Wooly Nylon Stretch Thread for Lingerie, Decorative Serger Stitches, Choose 4 of 36 Colors on 2000 Yard Cone Spools(YLI300)
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A&E GGP2008 Intressa Serger UV Thread Kit 40wt Poly, 4Colors x 600Yd Cones USA
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A&E Signature 60wt Cotton Quilting Thread 6 Cones x 1100 Yards, 3 Ply Long Staple Mercerized, Gift Pack Kit
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A&E Signature SIGCCFAN204 Fan Deck Color Card of 204 Real Colors of Cotton Quilting Thread
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A&E Signature 40wt Cotton Machine Quilting Thread 3 Ply 3000 Yard Cone Spool* Choose up to 76 Colors from Options Menu
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A&E 560540 144 x 132Yds Each Prewound L Bobbins 60wt Polyester Threads
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A&E GGP2009 American Efird Intressa 40wt Poly Core Spun Sewing Thread 12 Spools x 600 Yards Each, Gift Pack USA
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A&E 501I GGP2010 American Efird Intressa 40wt Poly Core Spun Sewing Thread 24 Spools x 600 Yards Each, Gift Pack USA
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A&E Signature 50wt Cotton Quilting Thread 24 Cones x 700Yds
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Robison Anton 1002 Silver Metallic Embroidery Thread 5000 Yard Cone
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Robison Anton 1002 Metallic Silver Embroidery Thread 3000 Yard Cone
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RA Robison Anton Black Bobbin Thread 60wt, 1100 Yard Cone Spool Poly Filiment for Singer XL6000 XL5000, Elna 9020 Exquisite Endless Bobbins (by Juki)
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Robison Anton 122SBP-9 450 Color Card Chart, Super Brite 40wt Polyester Embroidery Real Thread Samples, RA is Made in USA by A&E
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Robison Anton 7 Cones 5-700Yd Embroidery Thread 40wt Poly Rayon Metallic Swirl
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Robison Anton 21 Twister Mini Spools of Thread with 50 Peg Wooden Rack
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Robison Anton 29 Spools Variegated Machine Embroidery Thread Kit, Assorted Colors, 40wt Polyester, 50 Peg Wooden Stand Up or Wall Mount Rack Stand
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Robison Anton Best 24 Colors x 1100 Yard Cone Embroidery Thread Kit, 40wt, Choose Poly for Greater Strength (less breakage) or Rayon for More Sheen
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Robison Anton Best 100x1100Yd 40wt Rayon Embroidery Thread +Wood Stand
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Robison Anton Best 100 Colors x 1100 Yard Mini King Cones, Embroidery 40wt Thread, Poly or Rayon, Plus Wood Rack with 100 Spool Pins
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Robison Anton Mini King RA Spun Polyester Filiment Embroidery Bobbin Thread, 1100 Yards of 60wt White
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All models Machine Embroidery starter kit accessory includes 100 Stitchitize designs, 10 spools Robison Anton thread, scissors and stabilizers
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Robison Anton Best 50x1100Yd Embroidery Thread 40wt Poly with 50 Spool Wood Rack Stand
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Robison Anton 40007 Best 50 x 1100Yd Cones, Rayon 40wt Embroidery Thread Kit with 50 Pin Wooden Rack, 40 solid threads +10 spools twister tweed thread
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Robison Anton 1100Yd x All 453 Colors, Poly Embroidery Machine Thread 40wt, Wood Racks, All Made in the USA!
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