Silk Sewing Threads - Fil Au Chinois Perlé - Set of 9 Spools

$98.50 $84.00

This beautiful perlé silk thread is glossy and resistant. It is traditionally used for buttonholes as well as topstitching on fabric or leather. It can also be used for cross stitch, bobbin lace or braids and trimmings. It was also commonly used in days gone by: in tapestries the finer details like the faces and hands of the figures, the centres of certain flowers or animals eyes were sewn with silk threads to obtain a contrast with the wool.

100% silk thread perlé n°30 - made by Fil Au Chinois in France.

Length of thread on spool: 20m 

Diameter of the thread is 0.526mm.

Size of spool: diameter 2.5cm – length 4.8cm.

Note: Colours may vary depending on dye lot and will appear different on different monitors, in different lighting conditions.