A 12-ply, 100% silk hand-dyed floss. Good light reflection. Dyed in many of the same colours as Watercolours and Wildflowers, the colours may be more subdued as silk takes the dyes differently than cotton.
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.
Frost is a medium 3ply thread with 16 yards (15 meters) per skein. Frost has a tighter twist than other Edmar threads, giving a more defined look to Please note that dye lots can vary widely in this thread, and computer monitors may render colour differently. 248 colours.
Hand dyed, 100% silk floss in lovely variegated deep reds and muted dark pink. Beautiful sheen, a pleasure to stitch with. 12 ply – each ply is roughly equivalent to one ply of cotton embroidery floss. 6 yard skein.
Laurel Burch’s Moroccan Mares in cross stitch! This kit is stitched on 14ct Aida – for linen please see kit LB30-1712. Finished size: 6” x 8”. Kit includes fabric, threads, chart/instructions, and needle.
Tapestry or Cross Stitch needles are blunt with a large eye to accommodate thicker threads or multiple strands. The blunt point allows the needle to slip between fabric threads instead of piercing them.
# 8 Coton Perlé – a lustrous 100% cotton thread with a lovely pearlized sheen. #8 is thinner than #5 and thicker than #12. Great for cross stitch, needlepoint, crazy quilting, penny rugs (finer detail), card-making, and any place a mid-thickness thread is needed. 87 yd ball.