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Aurifil 50 For Machine Appliqué 
Ideal when a very fine finish is desired. This weight disappears so your fabric is the feature. Use for a straight stitch, small zig zag , Blind hemming stitch , and Blanket stitch.

Aurifil 50 For Machine Embroidery 
Great results every time. Use 50wt in the bobbin as well, or your regular bobbin thread – in which case tighten the top tension a little. Use a Microtex 80/12 needle.

Aurifil 50 For Machine piecing
 Gives a great result with a nice flat seam every time.

Aurifil 50 For Machine quilting 
Use for very detailed machine quilting with a lot of back tracking such as feathers and heavy background quilting . Perfect for quilting that creates texture when you don’t necessarily want to see the quilting lines. Use the same thread in the bobbin and a Sharp/Microtex, quilting or even denim needles 80/12.

Aurifil 50 For Longarm quilting
 Perfect for creating texture where you don’t want the thread to be a feature. Backgrounds, stitch in the ditch, basting quilts, whole cloth quilting, micro quilting for dense background designs. Match bobbin thread.

Aurifil Cotton Thread Number 50 is available on 1300m Reels

The recommended machine needle for this fine thread is a size 70/10 to 80/12. Take a look at the Superior  Titanium needles, which would be perfect. The Microtex needle may also be used for the most delicate and straight stitch