Aurifil Thread, from Milan Italy, started out as cotton machine embroidery thread, but quilters quickly discovered that Aurifil Mako Cotton Thread was ideal for piecing and quilting.Aurifil 50wt Cotton Thread is a 2-ply Mako Cotton Thread. A higher thread weight indicates a finer (thinner) thread. The finer thread will emphasize your fabric choices and quilt design.
Suitable for Hand Applique, Hand Piecing, Lace, Machine Applique, Machine Piecing, Machine Embroidery, but most popular for Machine and Longarm Quilting.
The most popular weight of Aurifil Thread is their fine 50 weight 2-ply cotton thread.