Lilac Twisted Waxed Cord

$5.43
Description

Maine Thread twisted waxed cord has exceptional strength and durability. This cord is made of 100% polyester high-tenacity yarn and is constructed with a right or “S” twist. Twisted cords are ideal for saddlery, leathercraft, pine-needle basketry, and more.

All sizes comes with 70 yards per tube.

Lilac: Color No. 7819

Size Guide

Thickness (1/1,000”)

Thickness (mm)

Break Strength

.020” 

.51mm

14 lbs.

.030”

.76mm

30 lbs.

.035”

.89mm

43 lbs.

.040”

1.02mm

49 lbs.

.045”

1.14mm

64 lbs.

.050”

1.27mm

78 lbs.

Color

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. If you’d like to see our colors first-hand, email jennifer@mainethread.com to request a complimentary color/size card.

Needles

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 2

.035” - Size 1

.040” - Size 0

.045” - Size 00

.050” - Size 000

Bulk Ordering

We offer waxed cord by the pound. See below for additional information and pricing. If you would like to order thread by the pound, please place your order by calling (207) 784-7770. *Please note that bulk orders are not eligible for the free shipping promotion. Normal shipping rates will apply. 

Ply

1/1000”

Metric

Yards/lb.

1 ply

0.020”

0.51mm

2,480

2 ply

0.030”

0.76mm

1,340

3 ply

0.035”

0.89mm

955

4 ply

0.040”

1.02mm

670

5 ply

0.045”

1.14mm

525

6 ply

0.050”

1.27mm

425

Quantity

White

Colors* 

Special**

1-5 lbs. 

$30.21/lb.

$31.27/lb.

$33.39/lb.

6-23 lbs.

$22.92/lb.

$25.04/lb.

$27.16/lb.

24+ lbs.

$14.17/lb.

$15.23/lb.

$17.35/lb.

*Colors: Black, Brown, Tan, Chestnut, Natural, Bark Tan, Ecru, Goldbrown, Mocha, Taupe, Cocoa

**Special: All other colors not listed above

Customer Reviews

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Love the color
Great product!

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great thread
Great thread, this is a beautiful color. Needed it to match some purple chome-tanned leather for a Valentine's Day project and Maine got it shipped out the same day I ordered!

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Waxed cord
Waxed cord from Maine Thread Co. is my favorite thread to use for making pine needle baskets. Strong, uniform and a wide range of colors and weights. A quality product all the way around. Much appreciated the free sample card, taking the guess work out of color and weight choices.

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waxed thread
I love the weight of the waxed thread, it is perfect for making my dream catchers. I make dream catchers for a living. Thank you for making this wonderful waxed thread I love it. Linda

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