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Au Ver a Soie

 
These silk needlework threads have been manufactured in France since 1820.  The company remains to this day a family company, and we stock the following silk threads, metallic threads, Silk Ribbon and just recently new on the Australian market a very fine wool.
Colours shown are as close as we can make them but should be used as a guide only
 

Silks

 

Soie d' Alger

is a 7 strand spun silk floss available in a large range of colours 1 strand is approximately equal to 2 strands of stranded cotton.
Soie d'Alger 5mtr skein 5m skein $6.00
Soie d'Alger 8mtr  8m pack $7.35
Colour card of threads we have in stock  Colour Card
 
 
 

Chenille de Soie

is a very velvety silk chenille thread, it is available in 19 colours and best used as a couching thread but can be stitched if used in short lengths with a no 20 chenille needle
non held in stock 5m pack POA
 
 
Gobelins

Soie Gobelins

is a 2 Ply high twisted filament silk, finer than the Soie Perlee.
  50 m reel $7.40
Colours we have in stock 
gobelins 1712
1712 Grey Blue
 
 
 
Perlee

Soie Perlee

is a 3 Ply twisted filament silk, this soft perle silk is close to a perle 8 cotton in thickness.
  16m reel $9.65
Colours we have in stock
col 15
15 Blue Green
White
101 White
col-106
106 Red
col-205
205 Brown
col-274
274 Sage Green
col-677
677 Dark Gold
   
 
 
soie 1003

Soie 1003

is a 3 Ply twisted spun silk, it is a very fine thread which works well in blackwork embroidery.
  150m reel $12.60
Colours we have in stock
1003 white
White
Christmas Green
491 Christmas Green
1003 col 625
625 Dark Maroon
Christmas Red
664 Christmas Red
 
 

Metallics

Antique

Antique

is a very fine 1 ply metallic needlework thread, it is available in 12 colours
  100m reel $7.55
Colours we have in stock
Antique 210
210 - Dark Brown
Antique 221
221 - Silver
 Antique 420
420 - Potpurri
Antique 520
520 - Red Brown
Antique 901
901 - Black Gold
   
 
 
Bourdon

Bourdon

metallic needlework threads are available in 5 weights, the colours available depend on the weight.
  10m reel $5.15
Colours we have in stock
Very Fine 1102
Very fine
1102  Pale Gold
Very fine
1106 Gold
 
 
 

Wool

 

D'Abusson

is a very fine wool thread, similar to DMC Medici, but not a fluffy.
  8m hank $3.50
Colours we have in stock are shown below  or  for all colours see  Colour Card
d'Aubusso 2924
2924
dabusson4002
4002
 d'Aubusso 4102
4102  white
d'Aubusson 4106
4106  black
dabusson4622
4622
dabusson4633
4633