Soie Perlée filament silk on a wooden spool from Au Ver a Soie
Colour: 190 (Violet)
Soie Perlee is a 3 ply twisted 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.
It has a beautiful sheen and is similar in size to a No 8 pearl cotton. The silk is wound onto a lovely wooden spool as well.
Filament silk is silk that is unwound from the coccoon in unbroken lengths. It is the best quality of all silk types.
Au Ver a Soie threads do not snarl in the needle and have a good tensile strength. It also resists abrasion well. 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 (it is perfect for needlework designs), Ganutell, Tassels and Braids, 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!
A medium violet (blue undertones)
Similar DMC Stranded cotton shade: 208 (guide only)