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.||Magenta||for couching Magenta Fine Gimp and Magenta Very Fine Gimp|
|2.||Damson||for couching Damson Fine Gimp and Damson Very Fine Gimp|
|3.||Violet||for couching Violet Fine Gimp and Violet Very Fine Gimp|
|4.||Heather||for couching Heather Fine Gimp and Heather Very Fine Gimp|
|5.||Lavender||for couching Lavender Fine Gimp and Lavender Very Fine Gimp|
Other tones of silk floss are available here – Red, Pink and Orange: Blue: Green: Yellow and Brown: Neutral Tones
Fine Silk Gimp in Purple Tones is available HERE.
Very Fine Silk Gimp in Purple Tones is available HERE.
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