Our finest vintage and contemporary linen threads, silks and haberdashery all in beautiful complementary tones and colours.
Yellow Vintage Linen Box is a series of 4, all contain the following rare and beautiful threads:
1 x skein of Nordiska lace threads, one of the most beautiful linen threads ever found. It was made in the 50's and 60's for lace making and embroidery.
3 x Nordiska linen embroidery skeins, golds and acid yellow, 1960's.
2 x Nordiska hemstitch linen thread. This thread is stranded and divides into four finer threads. In the old Nordiska kits, three strands were often used together with the regular embroidery thread, to create interesting texture.
2 x 14 meter of Swedish 60's lace making linen, very lustrous acid yellow and gold
3 x skeins of our contemporary linen threads
1 x skein of natural dyed wool embroidery thread
In the sturdy A6 paper box you will also find chenille needles in assorted sizes, one in a wooden tube from Merchant and Mills, fine work gold scissors,
a notecard with envelope. The feedsack quilt blocks in the boxes are from a private collection and they vary in each box too.
Notecard image: YELLOWS page from Werner's nomenclature of colours : with additions, arranged so as to render it highly useful to the arts and sciences, particularly zoology, botany, chemistry, mineralogy, and morbid anatomy : annexed to which are examples selected from well-known objects in the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms
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.