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Aurifil Mako Cotton thread!
Rapidly becoming quilters’ and home sewers’ go to thread. Aurifil Mako cotton thread is made with Egyptian cotton in Italy. Aurifil thread is made without any toxic chemicals, following the standards throughout the textile manufacturing chain. The OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 with it’s product label “Confidence in textiles” is the most well-known and most widespread independent certification worldwide for textiles tested for harmful substances. Available in 4 different weights.
12WT is great for embellishment and Sashiko and Red Work embroidery. (Red spool)
28WT is great for hand quilting and blanket stitching. (Gray spool)
40WT is a versatile thread for machine quilting and multi-purpose sewing. It is a bit thicker to show off quilting stitches. (Green spool)
50WT is the for best piecing and appliqué. It is the thinnest thread in the Mako line. (Orange spool)
All thread weights are available in a wide variety of colours. Choose from 270 colours in total, 234 solids and 36 variegated. To take a look at the catalog, please click here for a PDF version of the cotton colour chart.
Not sure where to start? There are neutral kits available, the Quilters Basics and the Quilters Essentials by Edyta Sitar, which contain 4 large spools (1300m) of 50WT thread or the more complete 12 large spool kit, Mark Lipinski’s Basics Collection. You can never go wrong with neutrals!
Having a hard time choosing colours? No worries! Aurifil has many designer chosen collections available too. Collections are available in 10 mini spool kits or 12 large spool kits. Most kits are available in 50WT thread (the most popular weight) however the Astuccio kit is a large spool kit available in all 4 thread weights. The Michele Scott’s Prism Collection is available only is 12WT and the Sharon Pederson’s Traditions Quilting Collection is available in 40WT.
To make it possible to supply you with their whole catalog we have a special deal with our supplier. Please allow an extra 3 to 7 days to fill your order as we special order your threads on demand.