HNW - Colorfast Silk Thread
kestep at planetc.com
Sat May 6 04:30:18 PDT 2000
A little while ago there was a discussion about the colorfastness of
silk thread. Now that I was a little more certain, I thought that I
would make a recommendation. I just finished a detailed and many
It is an Elizabethan embroidery slip in tent stitch. Unfortunately, it
acquired the typical rhomboid shape which needs blocking to straighten.
I had tested the thread but was still extremely nervous. I have
immersed the entire project in water twice with no color bleeding!!!
The brand of silk floss that I used is Splendor. According to the card
that it is wrapped on it is 100% Silk, 12-ply, 8 Yards, Hand Washable,
Test First. It is distributed by Raindbow Gallery 7412 Fulton Ave #5
N.Hollywood CA 91605
I hope this helps.
Clare' Medieval Embroidery Page
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