EMBROIDERY THREADS

20% discount on embroidery threads purchased from this webpage in January.

Discount will be applied once I have received your order, not in the shopping cart. I will email you a confirmation of your order prior to shipping.

Please find below a range of Embroidery Threads that I offer:

Au Ver A Soie Silk Thread  |  Blackwork Embroidery Threads  |  DMC Metallic Embroidery Thread

Kreinik Metallic Braids and Cords and Ribbon  |  Kreinik Japan Thread No. 1  |  Mountmellick Embroidery Threads

Soie 100/3 Silk Couching Threads for Metal Threads  |  Sewing Thread  |  Black YLI Silk Floss

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Red, Yellow, Grey & Brown

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Au Ver A Soie Silk Thread 20% Discount in January

Red, Yellow (Gold), Grey (Silver) and Brown (Copper).

Au ver A Soie is the Manufacturer of fine silk thread and yarns in France since 1820.

Soie d'Alger is a seven fly stranded silk, each strand is twisted. The silk comes in a 5 meter pull skein which means you can pull the thread out without  removing the label.

I offer Red, Yellow (Gold), Grey (Silver) and Brown (Copper) which can be used for couching down gold and silver metal threads and for silk shading when doing goldwork embroideries.

Skein of Au Ver A Soie d Alger Silk Thread: $5.25 Canadian Dollars

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BLACKWORK EMBROIDERY THREADS  20% Discount in January

BLACK DMC FlOSS

This 6 strand cotton floss comes in a 8 meter skein.

Skein of Black DMC Floss: $0.65 Canadian Dollars

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BLACK NO. 12 COTTON PERLE  20% Discount in January

Size 12 DMC Cotton Perle - 10 gram ball of Black color #310.

Black (310) No. 12 Cotton Perle: $3.25 Canadian Dollars

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DMC MACHINE EMBROIDERY THREAD 50 WEIGHT  20% Discount in January

A fine 100% cotton machine embroidery thread, half the thickness of a single strand of DMC floss. Great for adding softness and dimension to a blackwork embroidery or for other fine counted needlework.

Approximately 500 meters (547 yards) per spool.

DMC Black Machine Embroidery Thread 50 Weight (500 Meters): $3.45 Canadian Dollars

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Black Fine Cotton Thread  20% Discount in January

A very fine 100% cotton thread, half the thickness of a single strand of DMC floss. Great for adding softness and dimension to a blackwork embroidery or for other fine counted needlework.

Approximately 40 meters (4.3 yards) per spool.

Spool of Black Fine Cotton Thread (40 Meters): $0.95 Canadian Dollars

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DMC Metallic Gold Thread No. 282

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DMC METALLIC EMBROIDERY THREAD  20% Discount in January

DMC Metallic embroidery thread is a twisted cord.

The thread is synthetic so will not tarnish and makes a good alternative to the Elizabethan Twist.

For a picture and description of how the DMC Twist can be used Click Here.

The DMC metallic thread is good for filling in shapes in the couching method. It can also be used in blackwork and other embroidery techniques as a highlight. The three strands of the twist can be separated and sewn down singularly.

DMC Metallic Embroidery Thread Light Gold No. 282: Approximately 0.30 mm across the width of the thread: Synthetic thread will not tarnish, makes a good alternative to Elizabethan Twist

COST

DMC Metallic Embroidery Thread Light Gold No. 282 - 40 Meter Reel: $5.50 Canadian Dollars

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Kreinik Silver #4 Braid 002

Kreinik Gold #4 Braid 002J

Kreinik Silver #4 Braid 001

Kreinik Black #4 Braid 005

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Kreinik #4 Braids  20% Discount in January

Holographic #4 Braids Added 1st August 2010

Kreinik #4 Braid is a rounded thread that is used alone and offers texture and dimension to embroidery techniques.

The #4 Braids are suitable for embroidery stitches as used in the Modern Jacobean designs and for working on counted embroidery such as Blackwork (used on the blackwork peacock, blackwork kingfisher and the blackwork pheasants designs) and canvas work.

REEL SIZE                                            

11 Meters (12 Yards)

COLOURS (METALLIC) AND COSTS

Reel of Kreinik Metallic #4 Braid : $4.50 Canadian Dollars

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Kreinik Holographic Chromo Gold

#4 Braid  002L

Kreinik Holographic Solar Silver

#4 Braid  001L

Kreinik Holographic Coptic Copper

#4 Braid  021L

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Kreinik Silver Cord 001c

Kreinik Carnival Cord 209c

 

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Kreinik Cords 20% Discount in January

A single ply, tightly wrapped metallic thread which can be used to sew down Japan threads and for outlining, over stitching, backstitching or in combination with another thread when working hand embroideries. When used to backstitch, the cord gives a clean outline that lifts the element of the fabric and creates dimension. The thread will also work for machine embroidery and quilting.

REEL SIZE                                            

50 Meters (54 Yards)

COLOURS AND COSTS

Kreinik Cord 50 meters (54 yards) - Used to couch down the Japan Threads: $3.25 Canadian Dollars

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Antique Gold Cord used to sew down Rustic Gold and Oriental Bronze No. 5 Japan Thread

Antique Copper Cord used to sew down Chocolate No. 5 Japan Thread

Carnival Cord used to sew down Natural Pewter No. 5 Japan Thread

Confetti Cord used to sew down Bright Magenta No. 5 Japan Thread


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Kreinik Gold 002J 1/8th an Inch Ribbon

 

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Kreinik 1/8th of an inch Ribbon  20% Discount in January

Kreinik Gold 002J 1/8th of an inch Ribbon: A lovely bright gold metallic ribbon used to embellish counted embroidery, surface embroidery and metal thread embroidery. Couch down with Kreinik Gold 220J #4 Braid or Gold Japan Thread No. 1.

REEL SIZE                                            

10 Meters (11 Yards)

COLOURS AND COSTS

Kreinik Gold #002J 1/8th of an inch Ribbon: $4.95 Canadian Dollars

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Imitation Gold Japan Thread No. 1

Imitation Silver Japan Thread No. 1

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Japan Thread No. 1 20% Discount in January

Japan Threads for Goldwork Embroidery Please Click Here!

A single ply, tightly wrapped metallic thread for outlining, over stitching, backstitching or couching a thicker thread. When used to backstitch, the cord gives a clean outline that lifts the element of the fabric and creates dimension. It is also ideal for machine embroidery and quilting.

REEL SIZE                                            

40 Meters (44 Yards)

COLOURS AND COSTS

Reel of No. 1 Imitation Japan Thread 40 meters (44 yards): $3.25 Canadian Dollars

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Mountmellick Thread - Cone

Mountmellick Thread - Skeins

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Mountmellick Embroidery Threads 20% Discount in January

The Mountmellick threads that I offer are the traditional pure white 100% cotton threads used for Mountmellick embroidery. The thread has a mat surface which contrasts nicely with the traditional satin surface of Mountmellick fabric.

Mountmellick Thread #1: Is very fine and can be used for other forms of whitework including pulled work, embroidery Anglais and fine whitework.

Mountmellick Thread #2: Commonly two different weights of Mountmellick thread are used in mountmellick embroidery, #2 and #4 make a good combination or #3 and #4.

Mountmellick Thread #3: Near to the weight of #4 makes a good thread for stem stitch, satin stitch, fly stitch.

Mountmellick Thread #4: The heaviest of the Mountmellick threads, is great for padding and French Knots.

Mountmellick Knitting Cotton: Mountmellick knitting cotton is used to create the knitted fringes that edge Mountmellick embroidery. It is a completely matt, non-mercerised yarn that is finely twisted and has no fluffy bits!  50g ball, 4 ply, white, cotton. Each ball comes with complimentary instructions for two knitted fringe variations on the label. Detailed knitting instructions with diagrams are available in the Mountmellick Embroidery Inspired by Nature book.

COST

Cone of #1 Very Fine (approx 450 Yards) Mountmellick Thread: $30.00 Canadian Dollars

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Cone of #2 Fine (approx 550 Yards) Mountmellick Thread: $40.00 Canadian Dollars

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Cone of Mountmellick Thread (#3 & #4): $20.00 Canadian Dollars

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Skein of Mountmellick Thread (#1 & #2): $4.50 Canadian Dollars

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Skein of Mountmellick Thread (#3 & #4): $6.00 Canadian Dollars

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SOIE 100/3 SILK COUCHING THREAD 20% Discount in January

Soie 100/3 is a fine twisted non-divisble 3 ply spun silk and comes as a 50 meter spool

I offer four shades of the silk thread for the use in metal thread embroidery, i.e. couching down of Japan threads.

 

Spool of Soie 100/3 Silk Thread (50 Meters): $4.00 Canadian Dollars

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SEWING THREAD 20% Discount in January

Polyester sewing thread is used to sew down the padding and the metal threads. A yellow thread is used for Goldwork, grey thread for Silver metal threads and brown for Copper metal threads. The thread is used double to sew down purl threads and for abrasive golds such as pearl purl and is used singularly to sew down padding and couched threads such as Japan threads, rococco's and passing threads.

Yellow sewing thread is used with Gold threads, grey thread is used with Silver threads and brown is used with Copper threads.

REEL COLOUR AND SIZE                                            

Guttermann #850 - 100 Meters

COST

Reel of Polyester Sewing thread: $1.85 Canadian Dollars

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Skein of YLI Black Silk Floss

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YLI Silk Floss 20% Discount in January

This 6-strand pure black silk floss is packaged in 5-meter skeins.

The silk is wonderful in blackwork, heirloom embroidery, smocking, shadow work embroidery, samplers and cross-stitch.

A single strand of the YLI silk thread is slightly finer than a single strand of the DMC floss, and is twisted.

Skein of Black YLI Silk Floss: $1.50 Canadian Dollars

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Address: 1481 Hunterbrook Road NW, Calgary, Alberta T2K 4V4, Canada Telephone: (403) 274 6293  Email: tanja@berlinembroidery.com