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1. Thread Selection Chart
2. Cotton Threads
3. Linen Threads
4. Silk Threads
5. Metallic, Wire Threads and Misc.
6. Shade Cards

1. Thread Selection Chart
Thread Selection Chart Now in color, Holly's thread selection chart compares the threads available in this catalogue to each other on a grid chart. The chart provides 3 extraordinarily easy ways for the novice or expert lacemaker to select threads for any pattern. Also included is a Gimp Chart aiding the lacemaker in selecting the correct gimp thread. Comes in a protective transparent cover designed for insertion in 3-ring binders. Invaluable! Updated 5/30/18.
         


      $4.50

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2. Cotton Threads
Manufacturer
Description
Price
Venne Colcoton
Made in Holland, this mercerized cotton thread has ninety-one beautiful colors.  Use this thread for any pattern that calls for Tanne 30.
$3.50
250m reel, 91 colors
Bart and Francis
(Egyptian Cotton)
This kind of Egyptian Cotton is named GIZA 45+ which carries a guarantee that every fiber is at least 45mm long.  Extremely strong this fiber is its natural color with no bleaching, dyes or chemical treatments.  Best Quality.

80/2, 100/2, 120/2, natural
$12.00
140/2, 160/2, 170/2, natural
$14.00
190/2, 200/2, 240/2 natural 1000M p/spool
$20.00


Fil au Chinois
(Egyptian Cotton)
36/2, 1000m, optic white and ecru
$10.00
40/3, 500m, optic white and ecru
$10.00
50/2, 1000m,  optic white and ecru
$10.00
60/2, 1000m, optic white off-white and ecru
$10.00
70/2, 1000m, optic white, off-white and ecru
$10.00
80/2, 1000m, optic white, off-white and ecru
$10.00
100/2, 1000m, optic white and ecru
$10.00
120/2, (1000m) 100% Egyptian cotton, white and ecru
$10.00

Egyptian Cotton 24/3 (500m) Discontinued, limited supplies of left
white and ecru

$10.00

40/3, (500m)
optic white, ecru
$12.00
50/3, (500m)
soft white

 $12.00

36/2, (1000m)
white, ecru

 $12.00

50/2, (1000m)
optic white, ecru

 $12.00

52/2, (1000m)
soft white and ecru
$12.00
60/2, (1000m), optic white, soft white, ecru

 $12.00

70/2 (1000m), optic white, ecru
$12.00
80/2 (1000m), optic white, soft white and ecru
$12.00
100/2, (1000m)
optic white, ecru

 $12.00

100/3, (1000m)
optic white, ecru

 $12.00

120/2, (1000m)
optic white, ecru
$14.00
140/2 (1000m)
optic white, ecru

 $14.00

160/2 (1000m)
optic white

 $14.00

170/2 (1000m) gassed
optic white, ecru

$14.00

185/2 (1000m) gassed
soft white, ecru

 $16.00



FINCA
(Egyptian Cotton)

30/3, 900m reels, white and ecru
$14.00
40/3, 900m reels, white and ecru
$14.00
50/3, 900m reels, white and ecru
$12.00
60/3, 900m reels, white and ecru
$12.00
80/3 900m reels, white and ecru
$10.00
100/3, 900m reels, white and ecru
$10.00

Gütermann
Shade Card
50/3 (100m) Use this thread in place of Tanne 50
158 colors

$2.50



Gütermann
Quilting Thread
40/3 (220 yds) Use this thread for needlelace
5709/white, 758/golden yellow, 2538/pink, 2346/salmon, 2074/red, 9426/leaf green, 8724 dark leaf green
$4.50

Filato di Cantu
30  500m, white and ecru
$12.50
40  500m, white and ecru
$12.50
50  500m, white and ecru (a beautiful replacement for BROK 36/2)
$12.50

Madeira
Tanne (discontinued/limited colors still available)
50/2 (1000m)
Remaining colors:  Tanne 50
1-735
2-729
$7.50
Madeira
Cotona
Shade card
80/2 (200m)
white, ecru, black, and 10 lovely medium/light dusty colors including medium blue, pale yellow, soft peach, dusty peach, medium green, tan, pink, lavender. (Equivalent to Brok 100.) Shade card available!

$4.50


Lizbeth
Cordonnet
40 (300 yds) Now stocking all 112 solid colors.
$4.50
80 (184 yds) Now stocking all 112 solid colors.
$3.10

DMC
Cordonnet Special
20, (175yds.) white, ecru
30, (208 yds.) white, ecru
40 (286 yds.) white, ecru
50 (286 yds.) white, ecru
60 (324 yds.) white, ecru
70 (361 yds.) white, ecru
80 (398 yds.) white, ecru
100 (472 yds.) white, ecru

$3.90

DMC
Machine Broder(same as Brillant D'Alsace & Retors D'Alsace)
50/2 (547yd)
white, ecru, black

$3.50

DMC
Broder Special
Fil Coton A Broder
12, ecru (23m)
Use as a gimp or coarse thread.

  $3.00

16, 20m, white, ecru, black
Use as a gimp or coarse thread.
20 (28m), 25 (32m)
white, ecru
Use as a gimp or coarse thread.
30, 40m, optic white
$3.50
30, large 10 grm. hanks
white, optic white and ecru
Use as a gimp or coarse thread.

 $7.50

DMC
Memory Thread


Color Infusions Memory Thread (3 yds)
This acid free thread is made of cotton wrap around a copper core for use as an accent
gimp or in Mirecourt Lace.  Available in 18 colors:
6010--Brown
6080--Olive
6070--Light Green
6160--Green
6110--Turquoise
6180--Lavender
6100--Navy
6200--Gold
6210--Silver
6020--Black
6050--White
6030--Ecru
6170--Yellow
6060--Peach
6150--Orange
6040--Red
6120--Fuchsia
6130--Pink

$3.00
DMC
Pearl Cotton
5 (48m), white, ecru
$2.80
8 (87m), white, ecru and all colors
12 (129m)
white, ecru
5 (27 yd/skein)
gold or silver metallic

$4.25

DMC
Fil A Dentelle
Tatting Cotton
Shade card
80 (87m)
white, ecru, black & 18 solid colors.  DMC has eliminated a lot of their colors in this thread.  The colors still available are; 5220/snow white, ecru, 310/black, 210/light lavender, 353/peach, 553/violet/666/Christmas red, 701/Christmas green, 744/pale yellow, 798 delft blue, 818/baby pink, 917/plum, 954/emerald frost, 3325/azure blue, 3688/medium English rose.
We have discontinued colors available that include; 3773, 3778, 397, 3747, 754
 Please reference the attached shade card. 

$2.60

DMC
Embroidery Floss
6 Strand Embroidery Floss
158--Dark Blue 3834--Dark Plum 718--Fuchsia
154--Dark Purple 3837--Purple 702--Bright Green
986--Dark Green 550--Dark Purple 601--Pink
996--Bright 3850--Jade 798--Blue
3844--Bright Turquoise 208--Pale mauve 966--Pale green
341--Pale Blue 904--Green 720--Orange
970--Orange 3733--Pale pink 3346--Green
958--Bright Jade 3346--Green 3687--Dark Pink
505--Dark Jade 3840--Pale Blue 309--Dark Coral
554--Mauve 3609--Orchid Pink 987--Green
917--Cerise 3608--Pale cerise 3685--Dark Cerise
5200-white


 $.75


Anchor/Mez
Fil A Dentelle
(Tatting Cotton)
80 (10 gram)
white, ecru, colors
(shade card available)

$2.00

Anchor
Anchor 60 Artiste Mercer Crochet Cotton
$12.50

Mettler 60/2 (800m/875yds), Fine Cotton Embroidery Thread 60wt
white and ecru

$9.50

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3. Linen Threads
 Manufacturer
Description
 Price

Bart and Francis

Lino Flandrica 100% Linen

$10.00

Fil Au Chinois
100% Lin Mat


18/3, Bleached, 50 grms., 300m
$17.50
21/3, Bleached, 50 grms., 350m (Same size as Bockens 35/3)
$14.00
18/2, Bleached, 50 grms., 450m (Same size as Bockens 40/3)
$17.00
21/2, Bleached, 50 grms., 525m (Same size as Bockens 35/3)
$18.50
24/2, Bleached and Natural, 50 grms., 600m (Same size as Bockens 40/2)
$14.00
45/2, Bleached, 50 grms., 1125m (Same size as Bockens 80/2)
$35.50
60/2, Bleached, 50 grms., 1500m (Same size as Bockens 120/2)
$46.00


Bockens


20/3, 1/4 bleached, 25 grams

 $8.50

35/2, 12.5 grm. (145m) available in following colors:
134--deep sky blue 515--light sky blue
1310--lavender 128--lavender plum
1007--red 1440--moss green
1309--dusty rose 702--canary yellow
134--blue 132--Wedgwood blue
476--medium cranberry 125--light pink
4060-evergreen 701--dark green
454-mustard 505--heather
468-salmon
469-dark salmon
514-navy blue
454-mustard
503-chocolate brown
1223-slate
522-black

 $10.50

35/2, 25 grm. (295m) bleached, 1/2 bleached, unbleached
35/3, 25 grm., (250m) bleached, 1/2 bleached, unbleached
40/2, 25 grm. (330m) bleached, 1/2 bleached, unbleached
40/3, 25 grm. (300m) bleached, 1/2 bleached
50/2, 25 grm. (410m) bleached, 1/2 bleached, unbleached
50/3, 25 grm. (375m) bleached, 1/2 bleached

$10.50

60/2, 25 grm. (495m) bleached, 1/2 bleached, unbleached
60/2, 12.5 grm. (248m) available in following colors
60/3, 25 grm. (450)m bleached, 1/2 bleached
101--canary yellow 1022--peach
518--dusty rose 471--cherry
122--rusty red 125--lavender pink
130--medium purple 515--light sky blue
135--Williamsburg blue 134--deep sky blue
1477--chocolate brown 1223--slate
4060-evergreen 475-burgundy
522-black 520--red
1273--medium green 469-dark salmon
514-navy blue
503-chocolate brown
505-heather
1233-slate

$12.00



80/2, 12.5 grm. (330m) bleached, 1/2 bleached, unbleached
90/2, 12.5 grm. (370m) bleached, 1/2 bleached, unbleached

 $12.00

120/2, 12.5 grm. (500m) bleached, 1/2 bleached, unbleached
This size is no longer being manufactured/completely sold out  Substitute with Fil au Chinois Lin Mat 60/2.

Sold
Out


FRESIA
Belgium Linen
2/ply mercerized
30/2, 20 grm
bleached, creme

$8.50

40/2, 20grm (210m or 230 yds)
bleached, creme
$8.50
50/2 20grm (250m or 273 yds)
bleached, creme, unbleached

$8.50

60/2, 20 grm (300m or 328yds)
bleached, creme

$8.50

70/2, 20 grm (350m or 383yds)
bleached, creme

$8.50

80/2, 20 grm (400m or 437yds)
bleached, creme, unbleached

$12.50

100/2 20grm (475m or 519yds)
white, creme

$12.50

FRESIA
Belgium Linen
3/ply
30/3,  (20 gr. tube) bleached
$10.00
60/3 (20 gr. tube) bleached, creme

$10.00

80/3 (20 gr. tube) bleached, creme

$10.00




Londonderry
Shade card

18/3, (12m) available listed in the colors below
white, ivory, beige and all the colors listed for 80/3. Please order by color name.

 $3.50

30/3, (20m) available listed in the colors below
white, ivory, beige and all the colors listed for 80/3. Please order by color name.

 $3.50

30/3, (150m) available listed in the colors below
beige (limited supply)
$7.50
50/3, (30m) available in the colors listed below
white, ivory, beige and all the colors listed for 80/3. Please order by color name.

 $3.50

80/3, (50m) available in the colors listed below

Sizes 18/3, 30/3, 50/3 and 80/3 available in the following colors
01--Jonquil
50--Clove Brown
03--Canary
55--Persian Green
05--Maple Sugar
60--Peacock Green
07--Sweet Potato
63--Dandelion
10--Wild Rose
65--Evergreen
15--Cotton Candy
70--Cornflower
20--Azalea Pink 85--Bluebird
25--Violet 78--Bluebonnet
30--Lilac
80--Ash Gray
35--Terra Cotta
85--Beige
40--Redwood
90--White
45--Cabernet
95--Ivory
48--Saddle Brown
99--Black

$3.50

100/3 (50m)
white, ivory, beige (equivalent to linen 70/2

 $3.00


PELLA
70/3 (800 yds), unbleached

  $19.95

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4. Silk Threads
Waterlilies 6yd, 12 ply silk skeins made in Italy in beautiful variegated colors

$6.80

FRESIA
15/3, 50 gr. (approximately 250m) skeins
Suitable for making scarves, vests, table runners, jewelry or any pattern with approximately 4 footside holes to the inch.   Use this thread with Annick Staes scarf patterns.
003  red
006  light Green
010  khaki
012  light green/yellow blue
013  light green/light blue/purple (pictured below)
014  light grey, water green, purple-blue
015  brown, yellow, pink
016  pink, green, orange
017  dark grey, turquoise, dark blue
021  purple, dark fuchsia (pictured below)
023  yellow, orange, pink
024  turquoise, lilac
025  pink, silver
026  pink, orange, red, beige, khaki
027  blue-green, grey, lilac-blue
028  lilac, pear, light and dark blue, light and dark green
               
 

$20.00

Bart and Francis

4/20 Fanzines, white and black, 1000m
2/20 Organzine, white and black, 1000m
$16.00
Grenadine, Unboiled 222/2 (48 Denier), black (nice for Chantilly)  $18.50
Silk Floss, fine 75 den - 140/2 NeC, 500m cones in a rainbow of stunning colors.  Use this thread as a single strand or ply it in multiple strands to achieve colored gimps and weavers for polychrome laces.
$8.00
Silk Floss, 150 den = 70/2 NeC, 500 meter cone, white and black
$8.00
Shantung Yaspé, 100% shantung Yaspé.  Beautiful for Christine Merecki's scarves and similar.
$10.00

Clover Fil A Soie
50/2 (100m) Silk Sewing thread
white and black
$5.50

Gütermann
Silk

(spun silk which is excellent for bobbin, needlelaces and tatting)
 

Silk Twist (30m/33 yds)
This is a lustrous top sewing thread similar to the texture and size of buttonhole twist. Available in 28 beautiful colors. Use the Gütermann Silk Shade Card (Shade card available!).. Color available include: 36, 38, 46, 139, 143, 158, 312, 315, 339, 340, 364, 368, 387, 402, 412, 414, 472, 473, 658, 694, 697, 702, 722, 800, 824, 810, 802

$4.50