Aurifil Long-Staple Egyptian Mako Cotton Thread - 50 weight, 2-ply, 200 m (220 yd.) spool
Aurifil’s 50wt cotton thread is their most versatile and popular offering. Available in 270 colours, it is easily identifiable by its iconic orange spool. Made from the world’s best cotton grown in the Mako region of Egypt, the 50wt is strong and thin, and results in remarkably flat and crisp seams. While it is wonderful for piecing, subtle quilting, topstitching, and English paper piecing, it also works incredibly well for needle-turn appliqué, bobbin and machine lace, machine appliqué, machine embroidery, dense machine quilting, subtle machine and longarm quilting, basting, whole cloth and micro quilting, and dense background quilting designs.
- Domestic Machines: Size 80/12 Microtex/Sharp, Universal, or Denim Needles or 75/11 Quilting Needles (50wt in the bobbin)
- Longarm: 4.0 (50wt in the bobbin)