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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.
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