Cairo-Quilt is a 100% cotton thread and the top choice for traditionalists who prefer to use a natural fiber. Cairo-Quilt is also a great choice for piecing. Made from the highest quality Egyptian long-staple cotton, Cairo-Quilt is strong and durable compared to competitive cotton thread. This mercerized cotton technology produces minimal lint as it passes through your machine needle and tensioners. There is 650 meter of thread per spool.