Aurifil

Aurifil OzQuilts

Aurifil is 100% Egyptian Cotton, grown in the MAKO region of Egypt on the river Nile. The Aurifil production process is based in Milan, Italy. It’s here where the thread undergoes 15 steps before it becomes a spool ready for use.

Aurifil Cotton weight recommendations for quilting:

The best weight for quilting truly depends on the type of quilting you are looking to achieve:

80wt allows for superfine detail;
50wt offers a beautiful subtle effect to allow the piecing to shine;
40wt provides greater stitch definition while still highlighting the piecing;
28wt by machine allows your stitching to shine with bold results and by hand creates beautiful texture;
12wt is our go-to for big stitch hand quilting.

Aurifil recommendations for Sewing Machine Needles:

12wt: 100/16 or 90/14 Topstitch needle, 4.5 Longarm needle
28 wt: 90/14 Topstitch, Quilting or Denim needle, 4.5 longarm needle
28wt: 90/14 Topstitch, Quilting or Denim needle, 4.0 Longarm needle
40wt: 80/12 Microtex/Sharp, Universal or Denim needle, 4.5 Longarm needle
50wt: 80/12 Microtex/Sharp, Universal or Denim needle, 4.0 Longarm needle
80wt: 70/10 or 80/12 Microtex/Sharp or Embroidery
Wool: 90/14 Topstitch needle, use the largest longarm needle possible
Polyester: 80/12 Microtex/Sharp, Universal or Denim Needle, 3.5 or 4.0 longarm needle
Monofilament: 80/12 or 70/10 Topstitching or Microtex/Sharp needle
 
 
Aurifil recommendations for new Cotton 80 weight thread:

Because our 80wt cotton is such a delicate, thin thread, we recommend using a very thin, very sharp needle when machine sewing. It also helps to take your time and sew slowly. For hand sewing, some users like to use a thread conditioner, though we find that it’s not necessary. We suggest using lengths no longer than 14”-16″ for best results and minimal breakage. Don’t pull too hard, but don’t be afraid to be firm with your stitches. Our favourite hand sewing needle for this weight is the Tulip Hiroshima needle #10.

 

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