SULKY POLY LITE - Polyester Thread

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Product information "SULKY POLY LITE - Polyester Thread"

Thread Weight: 60 Embroidery(1) / No.180 Sewing(2)

SULKY® POLY LITE 60 is a durable yet thin polyester machine thread made of 100% polyester. Due to its pliability, it is marked by its ease of use. This shiny polyester thread is incredibly tear-resistant and colourfast to chlorine.
SULKY® POLY LITE 60 is thinner than POLY DECO 40 and therefore ideal for small fonts and intricate details.

Did you know that Polyester fibres are soft and friendly to your skin?! Although they are fine and thin, they can store heat very well and are nevertheless very strong. An ideal starting material for robust threads!

SULKY® POLY LITE 60 - The One-for-All

  • ideal for fine fonts and intricate designs
  • thin polyester machine thread
  • hard-wearing and tear-resistant
  • durable and colorfast
  • vegan
  • available in a variety of bright and vivid colors
  • silky sheen

Suitable for:
  • embroidery motifs with small fonts and intricate details
  • bobbin thread when the back of the project is visible
  • children's clothing, sports apparel, work clothing
  • roll hem with overlock machine
  • roll seam for transparent materials
  • free-motion quilting
  • micro-stippling
  • fine detail quilting and piecing
  • stitching in the ditch
  • gorgeous heirloom sewing on laces and entredeaux, batiste, organdy , netting, linen and more
  • hand or machine appliqué
  • fine thread lace
  • delicate counted cross stitching
  • detailed serger techniques
  • small, fine, computerized embroidery designs, or for designs that you stitch on lightweight, soft fabrics
  • lettering and fine detail

☞ Recommended Needle Size under Helpful Hints!

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Material Composition: 100% Polyester
Öko-Tex certified: 

Öko Tex Zertifikat gunold threads

Our polyester thread in comparison... sewing, embroidering, quilting, overlocking - you decide.
You will find the different sewing techniques here:
Overview Table

(1) Thread weight indication is a recommendation for which embroidery program our thread harmonize best.
     For example, most embroidery programs are designed for 40-weight thread.
(2) Classic indication of thread weight in Europe for various sewing techniques.



  • POLY LITE 60 is more elastic than rayon thread and therefore, can tolerate more top tension than any other sulky thread.
  • Poly is the easiest to handle thread for your sewing machine.
  • If you want the backs of your sewing project to look as pretty as the front, use the same color of SULKY® POLY LITE 60 thread for both. For all other projects we recommend our bobbin thread SULKY® BOBBIN

The needle makes the difference!
We recommend needle size NM 60-70.