2122 Cigale - Soie d’Alger Floss
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Oooohhh – silk! This thread is absolutely lovely to work with. It’s a soft, lustrous, smooth spun silk excellent for all types of needlework projects from cross stitch and needlepoint to hoop art and crazy quilting. It has 7 easily divisible plies so you can customize how fine or heavy your stitches will be.
”Alger” refers to a manufacturing process, not the country Algiers.
Available in 623 colours in 107 shade families. Any out of stock or unlisted numbers may be special ordered – please see the link in our menu.
- Soie d'Alger is perfect for cross stitch and hand embroidery on linen. It is particularly nice to use in contrast with Soie Perlée in the same design---one thread having a high sheen, the other a soft luster.
- Soie d'Alger is durable for canvas work. Does not pill.
- All seven plies cover tent stitch on 13 mesh.
- Soie d'Alger makes the most beautiful cording and tassels for needlework finishing.