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Flatworm

$0.80 USD

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Flatworm is made up of a flattened metal strip wound around a fibre core and then lightly flattened so that the finished appearance is similar to broad plate but is more flexible and therefore easier to handle whilst stitching.

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

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I carry two sizes of flatworm thread:


  • No. 4 flatworm thread is the finest of the flatworm threads that I carry and is approximately 0.75 mm across the width of the thread.
  • No. 6 flatworm thread is the thickest of the flatworm threads that I carry and is approximately 1 mm across the width of the thread.

Flatworm is made up of a flattened metal strip wound around a fibre core and then lightly flattened so that the finished appearance is similar to broad plate but is more flexible and therefore easier to handle whilst stitching.

The metal strip is copper based with a gold or silver plating and will tarnish over time.

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

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

Gilt No. 4 Flatworm, Gilt No. 6 Flatworm, Silver No. 4 Flatworm, Silver No. 6 Flatworm

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