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Soie D'Algers(TM) - KLEE (pre-order)

Soie D'Algers(TM) - KLEE (pre-order)

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Tentakulum Painters Threads Soie D'Algers(TM)

Available to Pre-Order



This silk is loosely plyed and can be split easily. It doesn't come from Algeria. The name "Alger" refers to a special domestic process.

It is made of the best quality spun silk which gives it an unrivalled regularity, lustrous and softness. Au Ver a Soie thread does not snarl in the needle and has a good tensile strength. It resists also very well to abrasion. It is considered as a reference thread in all needlework activities. 

Choose from 40 exquisite colourways. Please note: I do not stock all 40 colours but out of stock colourways can be preorder by the following email:

  • 7 strands
  • Imported from Au Ver a SoieTM, Paris France
  • Hand painted in Germany by Painters Threads
  • 5 Meter Spool
  • Needle Sizes: Embroidery (depending on strands used)- Size 1-9, Wool embroidery needle14-18, Tapestry needle 18-28, Tapestry Embroidery 3-7

Hand applications : Carpets, tapestries and embroideries restoration and creation, Trimmings, Cross stitch, counted thread, needlepoint, embroidery, Hardanger, lace making, blackwork, ribbon embroidery, stumpwork, Smocking, quilting, crazy quilting, crewel and Miniature.

Machine applications: Weaving, Knitting, Embroidery,Large topstitching (on fabrics).

Tips for using Algiers Silk in hand embroidery:

  • Embroider with a maximum length of 45 cm in order to better control your work and avoid too much abrasion of the thread.
  • Separate strands and add a silky metallic
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