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We stock a wide range of threads which we know are suitable for lacemaking. The different thicknesses and materials are, at first quite bewildering, particularly if your 'antique' pattern suggests a thread which was discontinued from manufacture many years ago

If you keep a small folder of worked samples of lace, with a record of the type and count size of the thread, you will quickly establish some "landmarks" against which you are able to compare one thread with another. Make a note, too, of your opinion of the sample and how it worked. You'll be suprised at how your views will change with time!!

When ordering thread, please remember the degree of bleaching of white threads and the dye matching of coloured threads will vary from time to time. Our estimation of how much thread you might need is only that - an estimate. The responsibility is yours to always order sufficient material to complete a project. But, if you do find yourself 'stranded' half a spool from home it might be worth contacting us.

Note: DMC threads are listed under DMC current labels. Earlier names are shown in brakets.

COTTON THREADS
151
DMC CORDONNET SPECIAL:
White and Ecru. Nos. 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80 & 100 available. 20 gramme ball.
Limited colours. Nos. 20 & 40 available (now discontinued by DMC). 20 gramme ball.
 £3.75
19
DMC SPECIAL DENTELLES (Fil a Dentelles):
White, Ecru, various colours and Space-dyed colours. One thickness 70/80 available.
5 gramme ball.
 £1.99
206
DMC BRODER MACHINE (Retors d'Alsace):
White and Ecru No. 50 thickness only. 25 gramme reel.
No. 30 thickness has been discontinued by DMC and the price of No. 50 has been significantly increased.
 £6.99
237
DMC BRODER MACHINE (Brillante d'Alsace):
No. 50 thickness available in White, Ecru and various colours.
No. 30 thickness has been discontinued by DMC. We do have more than 80 colours in stock (no White or ECRU).
 
£4.89
 
£4.25
116
DMC COTON PERLE:
White, Ecru and various colours. Nos. 5, 8 & 12 available. 10 gramme ball.
 £1.99
101
DMC BRODER SPECIAL:
White, Ecru, and Black. Nos. 12, 16, 20 & 25 available. Skeins.
 99p
4375
COATS COTON A BRODER:
Ecru and black. No. 16 available. 30m Skein.
 99p
003
GEO WIGLEY & SONS BLEACHED COTTON:
White. 120/2.¼oz spool.
White. 140/2.¼oz spool.
 £3.00
 £3.50
ABC
ALTIN BASAK COTTON:
Ecru only. 50 gramme ball.
 £3.00
005
BROK EGYPTIAN COTTON:
The manufacturer is no longer producing Brok thread. This range is availanle as below only while current stocks last.
 
 
White
Ecru
Black
 
 
White
Ecru
Black
24/3
£5.65
£5.50
£6.05
 
100/2
£6.05
£6.05
£5.85
50/3
£5.70
£6.05
-
 
120/2
£5.15
£4.95
-
60/2
£6.05
£6.05
£6.05
 
140/2
£5.65
£6.05
-
80/2
£6.05
£6.05
£5.65
 
160/2
£6.05
£6.05
£6.05
100/3
£4.95
£6.05
£6.05
 
170/2
£6.40
£6.40
£6.70
 
007
BELGIAN 'EGYPTIAN COTTON':
Optic White. 160/2.
 £4.10
259
METTLER MACHINE EMBROIDERY THREAD:
Various colours. No. 30 thickness available. 200m reel.
 £1.75
259C
Special offer - METTLER MACHINE EMBROIDERY THREAD:
10 x 200m reels of No. 30 thickness Mettler. Our selection of assorted colours from available stock for only £10.00 - Save £7.50!!.
 
LINEN THREADS
601
CAMPBELLS IRISH LINEN THREAD: Soft finish, front twist, 2 cord.
Ecru only. No. 60. 50 gramme spool.
White and Half-bleach. No. 100 available. 50 gramme spool.
 £8.00
 £10.00
606
BOCKENS SWEDISH LINEN THREAD:
 
 
 
Unbleached
½ Bleached
White
 
 
18/3, 18/5
-
£3.85
-
 
 
20/3
-
£3.95 ¼ Bleached
-
 
 
35/2, 35/3
£4.30
£4.40
£4.50
 
 
40/2, 40/3
£4.55
£4.65
£4.75
 
 
50/2, 50/3
£5.00
£5.10
£5.20
 
 
60/2, 60/3
£5.20
£5.30
£5.40
 
 
80/2
£3.95
£4.05
£4.15
 
 
90/2
£4.25
£4.35
£4.45
 
 
120/2
£5.40
£5.50
£5.60
 
 
607
BOCKENS SWEDISH LINEN THREAD (COLOURED):
Various Colours. No. 35/2 and No. 60/2 thicknesses available.
 £4.95
508
120 LINEN LACE THREAD: Used for the small version of the Canterbury Cross motif (E-505).
Unbleached (silver grey) linen. ¼oz spool.
 £3.50
507
FRESIA LINEN THREAD:
White. No. 30. 1000 metre spool.
White. No. 40. 1000 metre spool.
½ Bleached. No. 60. 1000 metre spool.
½ Bleached. No. 80/3. 1000 metre spool.
½ Bleached. No. 100. 1000 metre spool.
 £12.00
 £11.00
 £10.50
 £9.50
 £12.00
507A
FRESIA JUNIOR LINEN THREAD:
White. No. 40. 20 gramme spool.
White. No. 60. 20 gramme spool.
½ Bleached. No. 40. 20 gramme spool.
½ Bleached. No. 50. 20 gramme spool.
½ Bleached. No. 80/3. 20 gramme spool.
½ Bleached. No. 80/2. 20 gramme spool.
Ecru. No. 80/2. 20 gramme spool.
 £4.00
 £4.85
 £4.00
 £4.50
 £5.25
 £5.50
 £5.50
METALLIC THREADS
280
DMC GOLD EMBROIDERY THREAD:
No.10 available. 5 gramme reel.
 £4.95
281
DMC SILVER EMBROIDERY THREAD:
No.10 available. 5 gramme reel.
 £3.25
282
DMC FIL OR A BRODER:
Gold. 40m spool.
 £2.15
283
DMC FIL ARGENT A BRODER:
Silver. 40m spool.
 £2.15
GR
GOLD RUSH:
Dark gold, pale gold, red, silver, purple, green, pale blue, dark blue, pink. 100m spool.
 £1.60
GRI
GOLD RUSH:
Iridescent white. 80m spool.
 £2.20