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Color: 5008 (Pale Gray Blue), 100% Cotton, 50 wt
Coordinates well with these sample fabrics:
1422 Yards total on an orange plastic thread holder.
Aurifil 50wt Your best piecing and appliqué thread.
Hand applique': Ideal for all types of hand applique' . From needle turning to using prepared shapes, the 50wt is thin and with all the colors available you can match your shape perfectly.
Hand piecing: A great weight for hand piecing.
Lace: Wonder for both Bobbin lace & Machine lace.
Longarm quilting: Perfect for creating texture where you don’t want the thread to be a feature. Backgrounds, stitch in the ditch, basting quilts, wholecloth quilting, micro quilting for dense background designs. Match bobbin thread.
Machine applique': Ideal when a very fine finish is desired. This weight disappears so your fabric is the feature. Use for a straight stitch, small zig zag , Blind hemming stitch , and Blanket stitch.
Machine embroidery: Love it! Great results every time. Use Mako 50wt in the bobbin as well, or your regular bobbin thread – in which case tighten the top tension a little. Use a Microtex 80/12 needle.
Machine piecing: Gives a great result with a nice flat seam every time.
Machine quilting: Use for very detailed machine quilting with a lot of back tracking such as feathers and heavy background quilting . Perfect for quilting that creates texture when you don’t necessarily want to see the quilting lines. Use the same thread in the bobbin. Use a Sharp/Microtex, quilting or even denim needles 80/12.
Description from the Aurifil website.