A limited series of our finest linen threads, both vintage and contemporary, 12 boxes made especially for the @threadfestival event 13-14/6.
2 x hemstitch 4-stranded linen, 1960's. These were made by Nordiska. The skeins are 10 m long, or 40 m each if used fully stranded.
1 x linen lace thread, a very rare beautiful, smooth and strong thread from the 1960's, produced by Nordiska of Gothenburg. The skein is approximately 50 meter long.
5 x contemporary linen skeins, Lyster #1 and #2.
2 x vintage mouline stranded cotton
1 x perle
2 x vintage linen skeins
2 x skeins of linen from Knox's of Kilbirnie, 1960's. 20 meter per skein.
1 x antique Gutermann silk spool, shades vary in each box.
Two chenille needles
The sturdy paper box itself is A6 in size and also includes a 1960's print from the Nordiska Embroidery Archive. These prints come with a stitch card showing the 24 most common stitches of 60's linen embroidery.
Table Mat pictured on the main photo is added to the box at half price. It was designed in 1960 by an unknown artist for Nordiska of Gothenburg.