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Kona® Cotton to Aurifil Thread Conversion Chart Updated!

Kona® Cotton Solids now come in 303 colors, so I thought it was about time to update the Kona® Cotton to Aurifil Thread Conversion Chart that I put together a few years ago. 

Kona to Aurifil Thread Conversion

The original list of colors was provided by and I added a bunch of missing colors myself by matching up my color cards for a few hours. Aurifil has less colors than Kona® Cotton, so the colors chosen for this chart are a close but not exact match and there are duplicates. 

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Hope this is helpful for you!


Alyssa Lichner

Alyssa Lichner

Creator of Pile O' Fabric

Alyssa Lichner is a graphic designer turned avid sewist. She writes modern quilting tutorials and shares techniques and inspiration on her blog, Pile O’ Fabric. Alyssa has a passion for exploring different techniques and applying them to modern designs. She is thankful to have the opportunity to share these techniques, through her tutorials, patterns, and classes with quilters around the world. She always encourages her readers and students to challenge themselves to try new things and to approach quilting with a fearless attitude.