Aurifil Cotton Mako 50 wt, 2 ply thread is made from Long Staple Egyptian Cotton. Ideal for detailed machine embroidery. It produces excellent results in machine lace with tear & rinse heavy weight soluble film. Provides an elegant look to embroidery on table linens, and of course, is great for buttonholes and all types of sewing. Quilters love it for piecing and quilting in both top and bottom. 1300 meters Variegated Silver Fox- Shades of gray.