A heavy 3 ply thread with a looser twist, resulting in a more satiny look to the stitches. All available colours are on this website (not manufactured in all Edmar's colours). Please note that dye lots may vary widely and computer monitors render colour differently.
This is a delicate piece that combines two favourite techniques - Blackwork and Hardanger. Stitched area is 6.5” x 3” and is stitched on dyed 28 count linen. Only two different threads are used, Caron Collection’s Watercolours and Sampler Threads from The Gentle Art.
Nova is a very heavy 6 ply thread, Z-twisted, non-divisible. This luxuriously thick thread is lustrous and satiny. Suitable wherever a heavier thread is needed. Primarily used as a Brazilian embroidery thread. Available in all Edmar's colors. 10.5 yards (10 M) skein. Colour may vary from that shown.
Pronounced boo-Clay, this uniquely knotted thread is made with a 2 ply base with two other plies looping in and out making it a 4 ply thread. It comes 10.5 yards (10 meters) per skein. This highly textured thread is ideal for making stitches with dimensional effects.
Genuine shell Mother of Pearl beads carved into heart shapes-- these measure about 8mm or 5/16 of an inch wide and high. They have a fine hole drilled top to bottom (you may need a beading needle) and vary slightly in color and shape. Mother of Pearl Heart beads are flat rather than puffy.
Package of 6 hearts. MOP Hearts are also offered in 4mm, 6mm and 10mm sizes.
The “gold standard” of embroidery floss (along with Anchor), DMC floss is made of 100% Egyptian long-staple cotton in France. 6 easily dividable size 25 plies. Available in 454 solid colors. 8 metre pull skein.
Kreinik #8 Braid is about twice the thickness of Size 4 Braid – great for heavier coverage in cross stitch (on coarser materials) or light coverage on 18 mesh canvas. Adds a lovely glitz to your work! Also great for embellishing, crazy quilting, and couching.