DMC Embroidery

DMC STRANDED COTTON

100% Cotton Stranded Thread ~ Twice mercerised for a soft lustrous sheen and finish.
The threads are hand washable and the colours resists fading or running.
A Full range of these threads are available in stock.

The 8 metre skein is made up of six individual strands enabling the user to:
1. Create finer detailed work with one or two strands.
2. Achieve maximum background filling quickly by using all six strands.
3. Be more creative by twisting the threads of two (or more) colours together, this can add spectacular results to the finished project.

Perfect for:

Cross stitch and detailed Tapestry work.
All forms of free style embroidery and will work in harmony with silk ribbons and hand-dyed threads that may also be used in the project
Ideal for smocked patterns in either of Bishop and Square Yoke style
Jewellery making - In the popular woven bracelets known as Friendship Bracelets.

DMC TAPESTRY WOOL

100% Pure New Wool – The natural pure wool gives a soft finish to the work.
The twisted 4 ply yarn is thick and bulky and gives great coverage for tapestry backgrounds in canvas.
A full range of colours is available in stock.
The wools are Colourfast and Mothproof.

Perfect for Use In:

• Canvas and Tapestry work - use the many shades to give good results for both modern and vintage pictures and patterns
• Wool carpet repairs and darning.

DMC COTTON PERLE

100% Perle Twisted Cotton – A beautiful supple thread that gives a satiny raised finish to the stitching.
The natural material of cotton gives a soft and durable thread.
The cotton is twice mercerized to increasing its lustre.
The treatment also produces a thread that is washable and fade resistant.
Most colours are colour run free.

Different Thicknesses

  • Perle #3 is the thickest size or weight and is used where quick cover is needed and is stocked in 15 metre skeins.
  • Perle #5 is the most popular size and has the most colours available and is stocked in 25 metre skeins.
  • Perle #8 is finer than the Perle #5 but has most of those colours available and is stocked in 10 gram balls
  • Perle #12 is the finest weight in the DMC range of Perle threads but has fewer colours available and is stocked in 10 gram balls

DMC SATIN STRANDED

100% Rayon – For a very shiny finish that brings life and texture to the work.
6 x Stranded divisible embroidery thread.
Use whole, separated or mixed with other colours or fibres to give variations in all forms of embroidery.

Perfect for Using In

  • All forms of free style embroidery
  • Cross stitch and long stitch projects

DMC MATTE SOFT COTTON

100% Cotton – This long fibre brushed cotton has a matte finish and the softest feel
Soft and Flexible giving a smoother finish and is a perfect alternative to tapestry wool for canvas work.
The threads are made up of 5 inseparable strands then combed and singed by flame to remove the fluff.

Perfect for Using In

• Needlework and heavy embroidery projects
• Cross stitch, tapestry and canvas work

DMC LIGHT EFFECTS

100% Polyester – For a finish that brings life and texture with its bright synthetic components.
6 x Stranded thread that can be used in the same way as the stranded cotton
Easy to use and gives great results.
A rich range of various light effects are available in the full range of colours

Antique Effects – One of the special finishes.
A brushed metal finish that is ideal for adding a vintage or gilt effect for items in the pattern.

Perfect for Using In

• Embroidery – to give special effects in creative forms of of free-style embroidery.
• Add life to the Cross Stitch and Tapestry projects.
• Jewellery Making – in woven bracelets known as Friendship bracelets.

DMC SPECIAL DENTELLES #80

Special Dentelles is a very fine, strong 6ply crochet thread.
100% double mercerised combed cotton and is available in a full range of colours.

Perfect for using in

• Delicate and intricate bobbing lace making work.
• Make exquisite border lace for handkerchiefs, tablemats, collars, gloves and other clothing accessories.

DMC BRODER SPECIAL

100% Cotton 4 ply non-divisible thread.
Soft and flexible giving a smoother finish to detailed work.
In sizes #16, #20, #25 & #30 thickness
Most suitable for the embroidery of Household Linen.

Perfect for using in

• Open work
• Cutwork
• Tent Stitch
• Fine work like Monograms & Initials

DMC COLORIS

100% Mercerised Cotton in variegated colours.
A new range of threads which can be used in the same way as the standard stranded cotton threads.
A full range of colours is vailable in stock.

Perfect application for:

  • Cross stitch and Fine Tapestry work.
  • All forms of free style embroidery and can complement silk ribbons and hand-dyed threads that may also be used in the project
  • Ideal for pictured smocked patterns in the form of Bishop and Square Yoke style
  • Jewellery making in the popular woven bracelets known as Friendship Bracelets.