Gutermann Recycled Thread Basic Set | 10 reels
Great value set of Gutermann recycled sewing thread containing 10 reels in a useful pack.
The Gutermann rPET range is 100% recycled polyester made from plastic bottles
using Micro Core Technology® these environmentally-friendly threads have excellent sewing properties and just like their sew-all range is ideal for hand or machine sewing.
This thread set contains 10 reels (100m) size comprising a selection of useful shades
10 reels of 100m size - shades comprising:
Is sustainable sewing the future? by Claire-Louise Hardy
As a professional Costumier, I always use Guterman threads, because I know they perform well across the wide range of unusual fabrics I come across. For me performance is key, and so before making a switch to the recycled threads, I needed to test them to see how they compare...
The raw material for these environmentally-friendly threads is provided by recycled drinks bottles made of 100 % PET (polyethylenterephtalate).
The special advantages of the sewing threads made from rPET lie in the recycled raw material.It conserves the environment and saves natural resources.
Thanks to Gutermann Micro Core Technology® environmentally-friendly sewing threads with excellent sewing properties can be produced with the existing production facilities and processes.
The reels for the sewing threads made from rPET are made of 100 % polystyrene (PS) and can be recycled, and in this way are supplied to the recycling loop.