This 100% pure silk floss is designed to match the shades of our silk gimps. The silk can therefore be used to couch and apply the gimp invisibly, the floss blending into the silk wrapping around the gimp. It is supplied in 120m reels.
Some of the silk gimps use a blend of 2-3 shades and either silk can be used to couch these effectively.
These silk are also beautiful for very delicate surface stitching, silk shading and laidwork. You can see an example of traditional silk laidwork in my Hampton Court Sampler design.
For a close-up of the floss, either click on the magnifying glass on the main picture, which will take you to a gallery of all the colours in this section, or click on the name below.
|1.||Admiral||for couching Admiral Fine Gimp and Admiral Very Fine Gimp|
|2.||Steel Blue||for couching Steel Blue Fine Gimp and Steel Blue Very Fine Gimp|
|3.||Teal||for couching Teal Fine Gimp and Teal Very Fine Gimp|
|4.||Forget-me-not||for couching Forget-me-not Fine Gimp and Forget-me-not Very Fine Gimp|
|5.||Sky||for couching Sky Fine Gimp and Sky Very Fine Gimp|
|6.||Turquoise||for couching Turquoise Fine Gimp and Turquoise Very Fine Gimp|
Other tones of silk floss are available here – Purple: Red, Pink and Orange: Green: Yellow and Brown: Neutral Tones
Fine Gimp in Blue Tones is available HERE.
Very Fine Gimp in Blue Tones is available HERE.
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