Beautiful Soie De Paris filament silk skein from Au Ver a Soie
Colour: 1316 (Purple)
Soie De Paris is a 6 strand filament silk that is smooth, soft, and lustrous.
It is made of the best qualities of raw silk which give it an unrivalled brightness and softness.
The strands can be split for embroidery, or kept complete for other applications.
Au Ver a Soie threads do not snarl in the needle and have a good tensile strength. It resists also very well to abrasion. The company takes care to ensure that this product is properly made. It is considered as a reference thread in all needlework activities.
Hand applications : Buttons, Ganutell, Cartouchage, Cartisane, Tapestries and Embroideries (restoration and creation), Trimmings, Cross stitch, Counted Thread, Needlepoint, Embroidery, Hardanger, Lace making, Blackwork, Ribbon embroidery, Stumpwork, Smocking, Quilting, Crazy quilting, Crewel and Miniature work to name but a few!
Au Ver a Soie Colour System: Pensee: Red - Violet / A2
A medium/dark purple with red undertones
Similar DMC Stranded cotton shade: 552 (guide only)