Our finest vintage and contemporary linen threads, silk spools and haberdashery all in soft complementary colours.
Gem Linen & Vintage Silk Box is a series of 6, all boxes contain the following beautiful threads:
2 x 30 meter of a very fine linen thread for embroidery. This thread is becoming one of our most loved embroidery threads and we love to share these. In the box you will receive a black and a soft red.
9 x skeins of our contemporary linen threads, 14 meter each
1 x Linblomman 1960s linen embrodiery thread
2 x very lustrous linen threads from 1962, used for embroidery and lace making.
1 x mid century Gutermann silk 50 meter.
(The silk shades vary slightly in each box)
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″ / 10cm.
In the sturdy A6 paper box you will also find chenille needles in three sizes,
a notecard with envelope.
Notecard image from The Pattern Book: Adapted from The cabinet of gems; or vocabulary of precious stones, coloured and arranged according to their comparative value: together with a description of the largest known diamonds and coloured gems in the world, S Batchelor (1840). Courtesy of the Gemological Institute of America.
Printed with vegetable-based inks on a carbon neutral press using responsibly sourced, acid free Italian paper, a recycled kraft envelope is included too.
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.
If you prefer something smaller, a mini set of soft favourite threads is available HERE