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Check Thread

$3.21$10.04 USD

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Check thread is made up of a fine metal wire wrapped around a fibre core. The thread has a wavy (kinked) serpentine appearance and is similar to Rococco but has a closer wave.

Visit the Metal Thread Information page of my website for further information and pictures on how the thread can be used on an embroidery and FAQ about metal threads.

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I carry three sizes of check thread:


  • 8 X 2 check thread is the finest of the three check threads that I carry and is approximately 0.5 mm across the width of the thread.
  • 16 X 3 check thread is approximately 0.75 mm across the width of the thread.
  • 36 X 6 check thread is the thickest of the three check threads that I carry and is approximately 1 mm across the width of the thread.

The thread has a wavy (kinked) serpentine appearance and is similar to Rococco but has a closer wave.

Check thread is couched down singularly or two strands at a time as a filling or outline.

Check thread is made up of a fine metal wire wrapped around a fibre core. The wire is copper based with a gold or silver plating and will tarnish over time.

Visit the Metal Thread Information page of my website for further information and pictures on how the thread can be used on an embroidery and FAQ about metal threads.

 

 

Weight 0.002 kg
Dimensions 29 × 25 × 0.05 cm
Yard(s) of

Gold 2% WM 8 x 2 Check Thread, Gold 2% WM 16 x 3 Check Thread, Gold 2% WM 36 x 6 Check Thread, Gilt 8 x 2 Check Thread, Gilt 16 x 3 Check Thread, Gilt 36 x 6 Check Thread, Silver 8 x 2 Check Thread

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