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.||Tawny||for couching Tawny Fine Gimp and Tawny Very Fine Gimp|
|2.||Acorn Light||for couching Acorn Fine Gimp and Acorn Very Fine Gimp|
|3.||Acorn Medium||for couching Acorn Fine Gimp and Acorn Very Fine Gimp|
|4.||Old Gold Yellow||for couching Old Gold Fine Gimp and Old Gold Very Fine Gimp|
|5.||Old Gold Brown||for couching Old Gold Fine Gimp and Old Gold Very Fine Gimp|
|6.||Buttercup||for couching Buttercup Fine Gimp and Buttercup Very Fine Gimp|
Other tones of silk floss are available here – Purple: Red, Pink and Orange: Blue: Green: Neutral Tones
Fine Gimp in Yellow and Brown Tones is available HERE.
Very Fine Gimp in Yellow and Brown Tones is available HERE.
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