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.
Magnifica beads are cylindrical beads with large holes and thin walls. They are very uniform in size and shape. Size 12/0 or 2.25mm. They are often a bit shinier or sparklier than round beads, giving a different dimension to stitching. Also excellent for bead weaving.
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.
Silk and metallic filaments braided together to make a unique thread which combines sheen with sparkle. Excellent for needlepoint on 18 count canvas or cross stitch on heavier fabrics. Beautiful in crazy quilting and adds sparkle to felting. 10 yards/9.1 metres per card.
A classic,high quality, three ply 100% virgin wool yarn known for its durability, lustre, and luxurious colour. Persian yarn is well known the world over for its superiority for needlework such as embroidery, crewel, needlepoint and cross stitch. This yarn exhibits great strength and resilience which prevents it from breaking and fraying during stitching. 8 yd skein. Colours not listed or out of stock are available by special order.
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.
Blending filaments with an extra touch – brilliant shine and flecks of other colours make this thread look 3-dimensional and holographic. Use by itself or combined with other yarns to create random highlighting effects. 50M spool.