Aurifil Mako Cotton Quilting Thread is made from Long Staple Egyptian Cotton. Ideal for applique, piecing, longarm quilting, machine embroidery, lace, machine quilting and more. It gives 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 applique. 100% Egyptian Cotton. 50 weight, 2 ply. 1420 yards. Wheat.