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What is the Shelf Life of Thread?

Bob Purcell (Chief Threadologist of Superior Threads) discusses the life span of natural and synthetic fibers. Grandma's cotton thread 50 years ago is not the same quality as cotton thread today. The worst thing for thread is direct sunlight, do not store thread in an area where direct sunlight will affect it.

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Comment by Elizabeth Ann Wright on April 22, 2014 at 4:20pm

This is very helpful!

Comment by Kristie Ghioni on May 5, 2012 at 5:53pm

Thanks good to know!

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