The Coats website provides downloadable shade cards for each of the cotton threads in its range. There is a different shade card for each type and length of thread. Coats makes three-ply all purpose, machine-quilting and hand-quilting threads in lengths of either 225, 350 or 1200 yards.
Coats' cotton machine-quilting threads are available in solids as well as multicolors, while hand-quilting threads feature a glace finish.
Coats Cotton threads are 100 percent mercerized cotton spun threads that are lustrous and smooth, with little to no stretch. They can withstand hot water, hot tumble drying, a hot iron and professional dry-cleaning.