Our finest vintage and contemporary linen threads, silks and haberdashery all in beautiful complementary tones and colours.
Indigo Vintage Linen Box is a series of 10, all contain the following rare and beautiful threads:
1 x skein of Nordiska lace thread, one of the most beautiful linen threads ever found. It was made in the 50's and 60's for lace making and embroidery. 5 of the boxes has the blue in the image, and 5 has a brighter blue. Welcome to send your request, we can pack your favourite (unless it has sold out - there are only five of each in stock).
4 x mid century Gutermann silk 50 meter each.
(The blue silk shades vary in each box, a mix of dusty blue and bright like in the images here)
1 x Nordiska linen hemstitch skeins, 1960's. This thread is stranded and divides into 4 finer threads. In the old Nordiska kits, three strands were often used together with the regular embroidery thread, to create a more interesting texture.
1 x 30 meter very fine linen thread, beautiful for delicate embrodiery.
7 x skeins of our contemporary linen threads
1 x coton a broder, DMC, mid century.
2 x plant dyed wool skeins
Merchant and Mills Wide Bow scissors: tougher than old boots and supremely sharp and black. Small and precise in a deep, permanent black steel. 4″ or 10cm.
One 50 x 50 cm fine linen fabric is also included together with vintage prints and fragments of our Nordiska print studio linen, all of the prints vary in each box.
In the sturdy A6 paper box you will also find chenille needles in three sizes,
a notecard with envelope.
Notecard image: Galleon on Water by Martin Ramirez c 1960-63
If you would like to send this box as a gift to someone, please let us know when you place your order. We will then write your message within the card, gift wrap and send the parcel for you.