A limited series of our finest linen threads, both vintage and contemporary, made especially for Beyond The Festival of Quilts 2020.
In the box you will find:
1 x linen lace thread, a rare beautiful, smooth and strong thread from the 1960's, produced by Nordiska. This skein is approximately 50 meter.
1 x hemstitch 4-stranded linen, 1960's, Linblomman (The Flax Flower). 10 m or 40 m if used fully stranded. This skein of bright yellow #544 Nordiska is one of the remaining skeins of this particular 1960's colours.
1 x Knox's of Kilbirnie linen skein, 1960's, 20m.
3 x vintage linen skeins in soft and acid yellows, all 1960's. The shades and brands vary in each box.
5 x contemporary linen skeins, Lyster #1 and #2.
1 x antique Gutermann silk spool. Please note the silk shade varies slightly in each box.
Three chenille needles
A vintage linen fragment
Mustard linen fabric, A4 or larger.
A little Donegal tweed
A spool of weaving wool, Swedish vintage.
1 x Danish flowerthread
1 x Matania soft cotton
1 x luna thread from Sweden.
A copper stencil for monograms, made around 1905. The initials and look vary on each plate.
The sturdy paper box itself is A6 in size.