A soft thread made from 100% long staple Egyptian cotton and double mercerized to give it brilliant sheen. This superior quality thread is perfect for stitching on all types of fabric. It is comprised of 6 size 25 easily separated strands, allowing you to adjust the thickness of your stitching by using a different number of strands. 100% colorfast and fade resistant. Made in France. Great for cross-stitch, all types of embroidery, needlepoint, smocking, scrapbooking and much more. Size 25, 8.7yd (8 m) skein. Can be washed at very high temperatures 95° C/203° F.