Aurifil Mako Cotton Quilting Thread is made from Long Staple Egyptian Cotton. Use for hand applique, Buttonhole and Blanket Stitch applique, Sashiko type work, Red work, and Backstitching or Cross-stitching in 1 strand. Superb for machine art quilting when heavier thread effects are desired. Use a 90/14 topstitch needle. 100% Egyptian Cotton. 12 weight, 2 ply. 54 yards. #3660 Varigated Bubblegum.