Thread Alert – New Colors & Threads from Crescent Colors

Originally posted 2010-02-20 07:56:45. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI just got word that Crescent Colours is adding new colors and a new thread to their hand-dyed line. Coming out later this month there will be new colors in cotton floss, silk and #5 perle. They will also be bringing out a line of #8 perle [...]

Do You Know about Floche?

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DMC’s Floche is one of those “secret menu” threads. It isn’t well-known, it’s isn’t carried by lots of shops, but it fans adore it. DMC wants you to know more about this lovely thread, and they have devoted a column in their blog to it. (http://dmc-threads.com/dmc-floche-embroidery-thread/) Learn about it and then go track some down [...]

Gloriana Tudor Silk – Product Review

Tudor Silk is a 12-strand silk from Switzerland, hand-dyed by Gloriana. It’s available in 5-yard packages and currently (July 2014) comes in 115 solids and multi-colors. The colors are named, numbered and dyed to match Gloriana’s other silk threads. It comes packaged in small zipper bags. According to their site, Tudor Silk is “a 12 [...]