Cotton+Steel Thread by Sulky is a 50 Wt., 2-ply thread made from 100% Egyptian-grown Giza cotton. This type of Egyptian cotton is world renowned for its super long staple length, which means that the fibers are long, silky, lustrous and bright. This thread is an all-purpose weight that is perfect for nearly any project. Each spool is twisted, dyed, and finished in Italy, with the final winding in Germany. Cotton+Steel Thread by Sulky is ideal for piecing, quilting, and sewing - and it pairs perfectly with Cotton+Steel Fabrics!