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Tenara® Sewing Thread

Reliable Seams for Marine Applications

Guaranteed to Last


Unaffected by Sunlight
GORE TENARA Sewing Thread maintains its strength even after regular exposure to UV sunlight. UV resistance is built into the thread, and is not a coating or additive that can wear off.

GORE TENARA Sewing Thread remains flexible and strong in extremes of hot and cold. It won’t absorb water and it resists acid rain, salt water, pollution, snow and freezing.


Premium Quality Brand



Enhance Your Reputation
Using GORE TENARA Sewing Thread tells your customers that they are buying a premium product built to last with durable seams and a brand that’s backed by more than 25 years of experience from the company that invented it.





Beauty That Endures


Easy to Clean
GORE TENARA Sewing Thread is unaffected by acids, alkaline solutions, bleach and cleaning chemicals and it will not stain.

Colors Will Not Fade

Made with non-fading pigments that are highly resistant to light, the colored thread retains its bold appearance over time. GORE TENARA Sewing Thread is pigmented–not dyed. Due to its exceptional material properties, TENARA thread is extremely color-fast.*

*According to DIN EN ISO 105-B06A:2004-07 tests conducted by Hohenstein Laboratories in 2012, all colors of GORE TENARA Sewing Thread received a lightfastness rating of 8, the highest possible.