Mocha 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.

Mocha: Color No. 1011

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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Kevin
Strong and good looking

I use this mocha thread most of the time now. It pretty much will go with any color leather and has a nice rustic look to it. Very tough stuff.

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The Handmade Farm
Simply the best

If you want the best products, there is simply no better thread than Maine Thread. We make high-end hand stitched products and our customers love every stitch line. I will never use another thread.

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bryannabergevin@gmail.com
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Absolutely amazing thread, and amazing company!! I especially love this color, it's gorgeous!! I also asked for "low wax" on the tubes I got, and they all came with minimal wax! I'm very pleased!! They also answered my emails right away. Super impressed with this company, and the quality of their thread!!

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Shopify
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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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Shopify
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Excellent cord for leather work
Good quality cord, and a great colour - perfect for different leather colours, I've used it with natural leather and one dyed a darker brown, and it works well with both. Easy to thread too. All in all, really good, and I will buy more colours of this same weight cord in the near future.

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