A decorative thread suitable for conventional, long arm or overlock sewing, hand embroidery and cross stitch. Ideal for decorative stitching, machine embroidery, quilting, and appliqué. Metallic Embroidery Threads are 40 weight, and compatible with digitized embroidery. Plus, they are machine washable and dryable. A size 14 or 16 needle recommended. Contains 125 yards of thread.