Silk Sewing Thread

STH-401

$6.00

All manner of threads show up in advertisements of the 18th and 19th century, including silk.  Looking at extant garments you will find various weights of silk typically used for silk and wool.  It was available in a variety of colors to suit any need.  

  • Our hand/machine sewing weight thread comes on a 100 meter spool.  It may be used in a sewing machine if required. 
  • We have closely matched these threads to our custom dyed silk twist used for buttonholes and thread buttons as well as embroidery.
Color
white
ivory
oyster
gray
black
red
madder
dark claret
light claret
brown
dark cinnamon
light gold
buff
dark green
olive green
dark indigo