DMC premium quality Cotton Machine Embroidery Thread is a 50 wt Cotton, colorfast and available in 134 beautiful colors in solids and variegates. Each spool is 547 yards on a double snap spool. Soft sheen, subtle color shading, and stitching detail make it an excellent choice for hand and machine applique, quilting, and machine embroidery. This hard to find thread is smooth as silk. The variety of colors makes this a thread for ever.