Fine but strong with a silk-like lustre. For those who prefer to sew with natural fibres. Suitable for hand and machine sewing. Applications: lock and step seams, overlock and safety seams, underwear, buttonholes, sewing on buttons, ornamental stitches and decorative seams. Soft and supple. Tear and abrasion resistant. Elastic and extendible. Light-resistant and colour-fast. Recommended needle and size: Universal, size 60 – 80. 100% mercerized cotton.