This Madeira Cotona 18 Spool Thread Pack is the ideal weight (50wt) of the finest Egyptian cotton thread with a delightful matte finish. Cotona Thread is perfect for topstitching, machine embroidery, applique, and cross-stitching. The natural fiber provides high tensile strength. There is enough strength for long arm quilters, couching, tassels, and fringe work. This Madeira Cotona 18 Spool Thread Pack includes a variety of bright variegated colors.