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Sunbrella vs. Aqualon....

Good day to all !!
We just purchased a good amount of Aqualon fabric. It was described to us a sunbrella type fabric. Well, the reality is....much different.
We can use it however. My concern is, will it take and hold thread like Sunbrella fabric ?
Does anyone have any experience with this material ? Any help would be much appreciated.
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Here's a description of the different fabrics:
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Sublime, You rock !! Thanks for the info. Take care.
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