Made from Long Staple Egyptian Cotton. Ideal for detailed machine embroidery, red work, quilting, lace design and serging. This thread has really taken off with machine quilters. Long staple cotton gives this thread the strength needed for highs speed machines. Cotton Mako is also mercerized, giving it a sheen not found in most cotton threads. 1300m spool. 50wt Large 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.