About Aurifil

Aurifil is an accomplished Italian company based in Milan, specializing in the production of 100% Cotton threads from the Mako region of Egypt. The threads have achieved worldwide success thanks to a dedicated tribe of quilters, sewists, embroiderers, and textile artists who herald the thread for its versatility, its strength, and the fact that it produces virtually no lint.



Aurifil takes pride in its thread, from the procurement of the cotton through each and every step of the thread production process. They are cotton thread makers, dedicated to providing the highest quality product for makers worldwide. Aurifil boasts a wide product range including 12wt, 28wt, 40wt, Forty3 (40wt/3ply), 50wt, 80wt, Floss, Wool, & Monofilament. 

Family owned and operated, Aurifil is sold and distributed worldwide by a dedicated and diverse team spread over 2 continents and 4 countries.  




Thread Education

We're sharing the Aurifil thread basics, but make sure to visit Aurifil's website for more detailed information.


12wt
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Red Spool--270 Colors
Small Spool || 54yds (50mt)
Large Spool || 356yds (325mt)
Cone || 1914yds (1750mt)

28wt
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Grey Spool--270 Colors
Small Spool || 108yds (100mt)
Large Spool || 820yds (750mt)
Cone || 3609yds (3300mt)

40wt
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Green Spool--270 Colors
Small Spool || 164yds (150mt)
Large Spool || 1094yds (1000mt)
Cone || 5140yds (4700mt)


Forty3
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Yellow Spool--50 Colors
Cone || 3280yds (3000mt)

50wt
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Orange Spool--270 Colors
Small Spool || 220yds (200mt)
Large Spool || 1422yds (1300mt)
Cone || 6452yds (5900mt)

80wt
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Cherry Wooden Spool--88 Colors
Small Spool || 300yds (274mt)


AuriFloss
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Wooden Spool--270 Colors
Small Spool || 18yds (16mt)

Wool 12wt
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Red Spool--270 Colors
Small Spool || 54yds (50mt)
Large Spool || 383yds (350mt)
Cone || 1860yds (1700mt)

Monofilament
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White Spool--2 Colors
Large Spool || 1094yds (1000mt)
Cone || 16400yds (15000mt)




Aurifil Community

Aurifil works closely with industry designers, artisans, & educators to keep fans inspired, to keep them actively making, and to keep them well-informed on all things thread related. 


Aurifil Designers
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Aurifil Designers curate specially packaged thread collections  to coordinate with particular projects, fabric collections, or even go-to color palettes. To browse current designer collections, please click HERE.

Aurifil Artisans
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Aurifil Artisans are an amazing lineup of quilters, pattern designers, fabric designers, bag-makers, long arm quilters, crafters, and tailors. They love to create & work with Aurifil thread. Learn about the 2020 team by clicking HERE.

    Aurifilosophers
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    Aurifil believes that education is key… that sharing extensive knowledge on the construction and behavior of Aurifil threads will help customers make informed choices when purchasing thread. They've trained and certified a team of dynamic, charismatic, and brand-loyal designers, artisans, and educators to offer Aurifilosophy (Aurifil's education program) using a structured presentation and thread demonstration. To learn more and book an event, click HERE.