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The benefits of our thread

Whether you are in a business requiring embroidery threads, or you are an embroidery enthusiast creating beautiful designs at home, marathon embroidery threads are your perfect choice.

Marathon machine embroidery threads are manufactured with premium raw materials and dyes made with the best colouring chemicals. This means colour constitency across different dye lots is ensured and reliability of thread is guaranteed.

Marathon is proven and trusted brand name worldwide. We're so confident that you'll be delighted that we offer a 100% rock-solid MONEY BACK GUARANTEE on our quality.

  • High quality threads at very competitive prices.
  • Trusted and proven brand used by home and commercial embroiderers around the world.
  • Tough: extremely high tensile strength
  • Fantastic range of 378 silky, rich rayon colours; 306 polyester colours, 24 metallics and 20 variegated and ombre shades.
  • Colourfast: Marathon viscose rayon threads have been independently tested for colour fastness by the Australian testing company, AWTA Textile Testing. Click here and here to view the reports. For more information on Colourfastness, please see FAQ.
  • Considered by textile professionals to be one of the best quality threads for use in high-speed embroidery machines.
  • Baby-safe: We hold a Oeko-Tex Standard 100 Certificate (no harmful substance - the most stringent class covering babywear) granted by Testex Zurich, a world-renowned textile testing company. Marathon threads are suitable for use in the manufacture of articles for babies.

    Click here and here to view the certificates (both viscose rayon and polyester threads).
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Hear what our customers have to say

I just wanted to say thank you for your amazing service. I received a very friendly email very soon after placing my order on Thursday and then a follow-up the next day when the order was posted. Your service is the friendliest and fastest I have ever encountered when ordering online and I will definitely be ordering from Marathon again. Thanks again.
Judy - Home Embroiderer
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