Cotona No.50 Quilting Box

  • COTONA No. 50 is the perfect weight embroidery thread with a matt natural finish just perfect for large embroidery designs. Quilters love this natural fiber of very high tensile strength for piecing and machine quilting. Ideal for increasingly popular machine cross stitch and hardanger, strong enough for fringe and performs very well for couching, tassels and lace.

        The Box Contains:


    The Spools color numbers included in the box are: 787, 611, 640, 513, 517, 515, 680, 580, 746, 508, 511, 505, 760, 668, 772, 506, 507, 518, 621, 602, 585,510, 516, 509, 778, 777, 712, 512, 520, 519, 678, 736, 659, 752, 504, 687, 500, 691, 690, 503, 514, 502

    Note: The picture graphics color reflects the color appearance in your computer and is for reference only.


  • Washing and Care Instructions

      The outstanding characteristics of the top quality cotton embroidery thread COTONA are significantly affected by the perfect choice of its raw material. We therefore only utilize premium extra-long staple 100 % Egyptian Giza cotton and manufacture it to a top class embroidery thread, using the most modern production processes.

      The special finishing process of mercerizing the cotton thread imparts the noble character to COTONA and emphasizes the high quality of the precious natural product cotton. A smooth finish and perfect sew ability are distinguishing features of Cotona as well as its high tensile strength, consistent sheen and pleasant and comfortable wear ability.

      COTONA No. 50 thread is ideal for fine machine quilting work, as well as for free hand quilting incorporating a large amount of double quilting lines (such as for feather patterns or dense backgrounds) – the quilting line stays thin, and the fabric soft. Stitching remains flat when doing patchwork. Also perfect for delicate machine applique stitches, including straight stitch, small zigzag stitch, blind hem stitch and buttonhole stitch. Ideal for fine, delicate embroidery and lace, for perfect embroidery work.

      Tip: Use the COTONA No. 50 as bobbin thread too for a perfect color match.

      Technical information

      • 100% Mercerized Cotton, Not Bleached. 100% Natural
      • 1000m Spools
      • dtex 120 x 2
      • ne 50 x 2

      wash and care


      When embroidering with COTONA threads, we recommend that you use a the special MADEIRA Quilting Titanium Quality Needle size 80 # 12 or the Universal 75 # 11 Needle .


      The bobbin thread is the choice of professionals in the production of better machine sewing and embroidery. The quality has been specifically developed for optimal use on high speed computerized embroidery machines. The weight of Bobbinfil is now finer compared to other bobbin threads for best embroidery results and twice as much can be wound onto the bobbin of the machine.
      It is recommended to use with the COTONA the Bobbinfil No. 80: dtex 75×2; Ne 80×2, 1000m spool thread

      Stabilizers: Recommended according to fabric and pattern.

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