Aurifil 12wt Thread
Aurifil’s 100% Cotton 12wt/2ply thread comes in a range of colours and is wound on a red spool. It is the heaviest weight thread that Aurifil offer and is perfect for hand applique, hand embroidery, hand quilting, cross stitch, embellishment, handmade lace, machine applique, blanket stitch, machine embroidery (especially for designs that use a longer stitch length), machine art quilting, Sashiko, redwork, lower looper serging (overlocking), and longarm quilting.
Uses: Hand Appliqué, Hand Embroidery, Hand Quilting, Cross Stitch, Embellishment and Lace, Machine Appliqué, Blanket Stitch, Buttonhole Stitch, Machine Embroidery, Machine Art Quilting, Sashiko, Redwork, Lower Looper Serging, Longarm Quilting
- 100/16 or 90/14 Topstitch Needle (40wt in the bobbin)
- 4.5 Longarm Needle (28wt in the bobbin)
- When using 12wt thread by machine, Aurifil recommend using a much thinner thread in the bobbin, like Aurifil's 40wt.
- When using in a Longarm machine, quilt slowly, using a longer stitch and silicone conditioner where necessary.