Aurifil's 100% Cotton 80wt thread is their finest cotton thread. Such a thin thread is perfect for a variety of techniques, including English Paper Piecing and Hand Applique. Introduced in 2016, it is available in 88 vibrant, luxurious colours showcased on beautiful cherry wooden spools.
English Paper Piecing, Hand Appliqué, Machine Embroidery, Machine Appliqué, Free Motion Quilting, Free Motion Couching
Machine Needle Recommendations:
70/10 or 80/12 Microtex/Sharp or Embroidery Needle (put 80wt in the bobbin too)
Hand Needle Recommendations:
#10 hand sewing needle
For hand sewing, use a short length of thread, around 12”-18” to reduce tangling and breaking.