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Thread: Mettler 60-weight cotton - Lemon Zest #3507

Mettler 60-weight 2-ply silk finish cotton thread is a wonderful thread for hand and machine applique, fine sewing, and machine embroidery.  Some quilters use it for piecing because there is less bulk at the seams; the manufacturer recommends a size 70 or 80 needle for machine stitching.  Mercerized to add strength and color-fastness, it has a high breaking resistance, shrinkage control, and ironing capabilities.  The spools contain 220 yards of thread.

The Lemon Zest #3507 thread color is a lemon yellow that does not lean toward gold or pale yellow.  It is a good mid-range color that can be used for most applique.