Soie d'Alger - 1423 Navy

CA$6.95
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7 strand silk floss. Excellent quality, lovely to work with.

Colour 1423 Navy.

Other colours available and will be uploaded soon.  Please enquire via email or telephone.

Size Chart
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CLOTHES
MEASUREXS/34S/36M/38-40L/40-42
UK681012
USA46810
FRA36384042
Waist (cm)64687276
Chest (cm)81858993
Seat (cm)899397101
Inseam (cm)81828384



SHOES
FOOT IN INCHESFOOT IN CMUSAEuroUK
23.56395
24.16.539.55.5
24.87.5406
1025.48417
10¼25.78.541.57.5
10½269428
10¾27.39.542.59.5
CLOTHES
MEASUREXS/34S/36M/38-40L/40-42
UK681012
USA46810
FRA36384042
Waist (cm)64687276
Chest (cm)81858993
Seat (cm)899397101
Inseam (cm)81828384



SHOES
FOOT IN INCHESFOOT IN CMUSAEuroUK
23.56395
24.16.539.55.5
24.87.5406
1025.48417
10¼25.78.541.57.5
10½269428
10¾27.39.542.59.5

How to Take Clothing Measurements

  1. Get a flexible measuring tape. These are often sold in craft stores
  2. Neck:
    • Measure around the base of the neck in inches.
    • Round up to the nearest half inch.
  3. Chest:
    • Wrap tape measure under armpits around fullest part of chest (usually right above nipples
  4. Sleeve:
    • Bend your elbow and rest your hand on your hip.
    • Have someone measure from the middle of the back of your neck to your wrist by putting the tape measure over your shoulder, around your elbow and to your wrist.
  5. Waist:
    • Wrap tape measure around where you normally wear your pants. Keep tape measure a little loose by keeping a finger between the tape measure and your waist.
  6. Inseam:
    • Put on a pair of shoes.Have someone measure from your crotch to back of the heel, where you want your pants to end.
  7. Hands:
    • Measure around the hand at the fullest part (exclude thumb). The number of inches shows the size of the glove.
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From the Au Ver a Soie website:

Alger silk, 7 strands, in a palette of 605 colours for embroidery and tapestry, available in 8 and 45 metre skeins or 100 gram hanks (About 390 metres). This silk is loosly plyed and can be split easily. It doesn't come from Algeria. The name "Alger" refers to a special domestic process. 
It is made of the best quality spun silk (called strusas) which gives it an unrivalled regularity, lustrous and softness. Contrary to our competitors, our thread does not snarl in the needle and has a good tensile strength. It resists also very well to abrasion. We make great care, great pains to see that this product is properly made. It is considered as a reference thread in all needlework activities.
Dyed in skeins to guarantee an homogeneous colour, it is put on cones, 5 m pull-skein, 45 m. hank.
In 1890, our Soie d'Alger colour chart had 2688 different colours gathered in 107 sets. It is precisely this chart which is used to add new colours.

Hand applications : Carpets, tapestries and embroideries restoration and creation, Trimmings, Cross stitch, counted thread, needlepoint, embroidery, Hardanger, lace making, blackwork, ribbon embroidery, stumpwork, Smocking, quilting, crazy quilting, crewel and Miniature

Machine applications : Weaving, Knitting, Embroidery,Large topstitching (on fabrics)


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