Aurifil 50wt Cotton Thread

Aurifil's 100% Cotton 50wt thread is their most versatile and most popular thread. It is available in all 270 cotton colors, and is wound on their iconic orange spool. The 50wt is strong and thin, and results in remarkably flat and crisp seams.

Needle Turn Applique, English Paper Piecing, Hand Piecing, Bobbin and Machine Lace, Machine Applique (Straight Stitch, Zig Zag, Blind Hem, and Blanket Stitch), Machine Embroidery, Dense Machine Quilting, Subtle Machine and Longarm Quilting, Basting, Whole Cloth and Micro Quilting, Dense Background Designs.

Needle Recommendations:
  • 80/12 Microtex/Sharp, Universal, Quilting, or Denim Needles (50wt in the bobbin)
  • 4.0 Longarm Needle (50wt in the bobbin)
Spool Sizes Available:
  • Small Spool: 220 Yards / 200 Meters
  • Large Spool: 1422 Yards / 1300 Meters
  • Cone: 6452 Yards / 5900 Meters

Thread Weight and Spool Size: