Aurifil’s Mako 50 WT is a versatile and popular cotton thread. The 50 weight is strong, thin and results in remarkably flat and crisp seams. It is wonderful for piecing, subtle quilting & topstitching, and English paper piecing. It also works 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. Needle recommendations include 80/12 microtex/sharp, universal, quilting or denim needles. Made from 100% Egyptian 2-ply cotton. Tex 12.