Coats & Clark Thread Informational Page

Coats & Clark's article numbering system at a glance

Dual Duty XP All Purpose Thread – Art S900, S910, S930  (Click HERE for this thread)

  • Spools color-coded in white
  • Available in three sizes: 125 yds (114 m), 250 yds (229 m) & 500 yds (457 m)
  • 100% Polyester wrapped polyester
  • A medium weight thread, designed for most hand and machine sewing applications.
  • Colorfast, weather resistant
  • New colors include more 'fashion brights' and ‘color tints’ which give you very pale tints of color (great for prom sewing), and the whimsical multi-color (great for any application where the thread becomes a focus in the project).

Coats & Clark Dual Duty Plus full color range. Click HERE (Right-click "Save target/link/file as")

Dual Duty XP Heavy
– Art 950 
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  • Spools color-coded in tan
  • 125 yds (114 m) 15wt
  • 100% Polyester wrapped polyester
  • Color range: 19 colors
  • Heavier, stronger thread
  • Great for bold topstitching, buttonholes, and cording
  • Recommend size 16 or 18 machine needle

Dual Duty Plus Button & Carpet Thread – Art S920  (Click HERE for this thread)

  • Spools color-coded in green/turquoise
  • 50 yds (45 m) 10wt
  • 74% Polyester, 26% Glace Finish Cotton
  • The strongest and heaviest of the hand sewing threads.
  • The perfect thread for sewing on buttons, tacking carpet, or for most craft hand sewing applications.

Coats Extra Strong Upholstery – Art S964 (Click HERE for this thread)

  • Spools color-coded in rust/brown
  • 150 yds (137 m) 15wt
  • 100% Nylon
  • Weather Resistant
  • For machine and hand sewing on upholstery, outdoor and heavy fabrics.

Coats Transparent – Art S995  (Clear offered HERE -- Smoke not offered)

  • Spools color-coded in red/rose
  • 400 yds (365 m) 70wt
  • 100% Polyester
  • Color range: 2 colors (clear or smoke)
  • Designed for true invisible stitching.
  • Can be used for many applications, including machine quilting, home décor and crafting.
  • Thread size – .004

Coats Jeans Topstitching
– Art S974
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  • Spools color-coded in gold/yellow (see also Coats Denim S976)
  • 60 yds (54 m) 20wt
  • Color range: 1 color (as shown)
  • Gold Top-stitching color for the traditional and authentic bold top-stitching used on denim.


Dual Duty Plus Hand Quilting – Art S960  (Click HERE for colors --- Click HERE for white)

  • Spools color-coded in light lime/green
  • 325 yds (297 m) 25wt
  • 66% Polyester, 32% Glacé Finish Cotton
  • Designed specifically for hand quilting applications.
  • "Off-label" usage: WHITE is commonly used for epilation (hair removal)

Coats Cotton Machine Quilting – Art S975  (Click HERE for this thread)

  • Spools color-coded in light brown
  • 350 yds (320 m) 30wt
  • 100% Mercerized Cotton
  • Color range: 29 colors
  • Designed for machine piecing and quilting
  • Egyptian Extra Long Staple (ELS) Giza cotton for excellent sewing on natural fibers. has been serving your embroidery, sewing, and quilting
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