Aurifil 12wt Cotton Thread

Aurifil's 100% Cotton 12wt thread is the heaviest weight thread that they offer and comes in all 270 cotton colors and is wound on a red spool.

Hand Appliqué, Hand Embroidery, Hand Quilting, Cross Stitch, Embellishment and Lace, Machine Appliqué, Blanket Stitch, Buttonhole Stitch, Machine Embroidery, Machine Art Quilting, Sashiko, Redwork, Lower Looper Serging, Longarm Quilting

Needle Recommendations:
  • 100/16 or 90/14 Topstitch Needle (40wt in the bobbin)
  • 4.5 Longarm Needle (28wt in the bobbin)
  • When using 12wt thread by machine, we recommend using a much thinner thread in the bobbin, like our 40wt
  • When using in a Longarm machine, quilt slowly, using a longer stitch and silicone conditioner where necessary
Spool Sizes Available:
  • Small Spool: 54 Yards / 50 Meters
  • Large Spool: 356 Yards / 325 Meters
  • Cone: 1914 Yards / 1750 Meters

Thread Weight and Spool Size: