About us

Industrial Sewing Threads & Accessories (ISTA) was first established in 1993, and was relaunched by the current owners in 2016. 

Stocking a comprehensive range of threads and accessories for both the commercial and domestic market, we are an official Coats Distributor, including the popular and trusted thread ranges Astra, Epic, Gramax, Dual Duty, Polyfil Terko, Gral, Dabond, Dabond 2000 (anti-fade), and Helios PTFE ranges.

We also stock a wide range of our own ISTA products: including ISTA-Spun, ISTA-Poly, ISTA-Bond (equal to Coats Astra, Epic, and Dabond respectively) as well as a range of our own elastics & accessories.

Our mission

To be the one-stop sewing shop that covers everything you'll ever need.

As we are a threads & accessories supplier of multiple vendors as well as a vast range of our own ISTA branded threads & elastics - our aim is to conveniently cover ALL of your sewing needs to save you the trouble and time. We pride ourselves on our speedy replies to any enquiries/concerns you may have about what particular threads or accessories would be best suited to your sewing applications.