A single strand hand-dyed cotton in variegated colors. It has more of a matte finish when stitched. Use one or more strands as required by the ground fabric. One strand is approximately the same weight as flower thread or Medicis wool. It is between a #8 and #12 pearl cotton in weight. It is available in all the same colors as Watercolours and the two threads can be used very successfully together for hardanger embroidery. Can be used for bobbin work on quilts. 36 yard skein.
3 ply Filament silk. Glossy, lustrous and shimmery it is designed and manufactured to cover tent stitch on 18 mesh canvas. Range has a unique color palette not found in other thread lines. Excellent choice for a beginning needlepointer as it is gratifying to see how pretty even basketweave stitch looks. Size is between a #3 and #5 Pearl cotton. Before stitching, pinch the thread at the beginning, and pull it through your fingers. This relaxes both you and the thread. To prevent untwisting, make sure the eye of the needle is consistently facing you as you stitch. Plies can be separated and recombined to produce a "watery" effect in satin stitches. Can be used as is on 13 or 18 mesh canvas.