Aurifil’s 50wt/2ply thread is our most versatile and most popular Cotton thread and is wound on our iconic orange spool. 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 Applique, Bobbin and Machine Lace, Machine Applique (Straight Stitch, ZigZag, Blind Hem and Blanket Stitch,) Machine Embroidery, Dense Machine Quilting, Subtle Machine and Longarm Quilting, Basting, Whole Cloth and Micro Quilting, and Dense Background Designs.
- Recommended Needle Size: 80/12 Microtex/Sharp, Universal, Quilting, or Denim Needles (50wt in the bobbin) and 4.0 Longarm Needle (50wt in the bobbin)
- Made of: 100% Cotton
- Thread Weight: 50wt
- Length: 220yds