What kind of sewing machine do I need for nylon webbing?

Can you sew webbing with a normal sewing machine?

Setting up Your Sewing Machine. Select a standard or heavy duty thread. You can use a high-quality all-purpose thread to sew most types of webbing. However, if the webbing is extra thick or dense, you may want to use a heavy-duty thread.

What kind of thread do you use to sew webbing?

You must use a top-quality, 100% polyester thread. Stay away from the inexpensive thread found in all fabrics stores. It is very weak and will shred and rot. For sewing anything heavy, such as packs and webbing, heavy-duty nylon is recommended; #69 nylon is commonly used in the industry.

What is a 70 10 needle used for?

Precision Piecing or Topstitching (70/10, 75/11, or 80/12 Sharp Needle and Cotton, Polyester, or All-Purpose Thread) Sharp needles have a slim, (you guessed it) sharp point that easily pierces cottons, microfibers, and silks, resulting in better penetration through the fabric and fewer skipped stitches.

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