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Braided Waxed Cord Standard Colors Package


Maine Thread braided waxed cord has exceptional strength and durability. Made of 100% polyester high-tenacity yarn, braided waxed cord is a premier choice for professional and amateur leathercrafters everywhere. Save more than 15% per tube when you purchase this set of 6 of our most popular standard colors.  This package makes a great gift or starter set. 

Includes 70 yards each of the following colors: 

Black: Color No. 0416, White: Color No. 1000, Brown: Color No. 0876, Sandstone: Color No. 6591, Beige: Color No. 0011, and Ochre: Color No. 6950



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Size Guide

Thickness (1/1,000”)

Thickness (mm)

Break Strength



32 lbs.



40 lbs.



68 lbs.


All photos were taken in natural light. Appearance of color may vary slightly under different light, and on various computer monitors. Color can also vary depending on the thickness of thread and dye lots. If you’d like to see our colors first-hand, email jennifer@mainethread.com to request a complimentary sample card.


Many crafters use harness needles when sewing with waxed cord. Harness needles have a rounded point and are often used for hand-stitching leather. We recommend the following pairings for needle and thread

.020” - Size 3

.030” - Size 1

.040” - Size 0

Bulk Ordering

Check back soon for information on ordering our braided cord by the pound.