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Japan Thread – Krienik

Japan Thread – Krienik

$2.86$4.09 USD

Price per 40 meter spool or a 10 meter spool or skein.

Japanese threads or Japan threads are made up of a synthetic foil wrapped around a fibre core that will not tarnish. The Kreink Japan threads are the softest of the Japan threads that I carry with the foil not as firmly wrapped around the fibre core.

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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The Kreinik Japan threads are the softest of the Japan threads that I carry with the synthetic foil not as firmly wrapped around the fibre core. The Kreinik Japan threads will not tarnish.


  • No. 1 Japan thread is the finest of the Kreinik Japan threads that I carry and is approximately 0.2 mm across the width of the thread and is a good thread for couching down metal threads such as Check Thread, Flatworm, Japan thread, Large Back, Standard Lurex Thread, Passing and Rococco or used for counted and surface embroidery on its own or in combination with another embroidery thread.
  • No. 5 Japan thread is approximately 0.35 mm across the width of the thread and there are many colour options for the thread (close in size to T71 Japan Thread).
  • No. 7 Japan thread is the thickest of the three Kreinik Japan thread that I carry and is approximately 0.5 mm across the width of the thread (close in size to No. 8 (K4) Japan Thread and T70 Japan Thread).

The No. 5 and No. 7 Japan thread is usually couched down two threads at the time (as it fills in the design area faster) and couched down with the same colour sewing thread or a contrasting thread in a bricking fashion. If sewn down with a contrasting thread the Japan thread can be couched down in colour in a pattern or with a range of shades, this is known as Or Nue. Japan threads are used to fill in areas of a design or for fine lines.

The company has discontinued skeins so if there is not a skein option your only option is the spool.

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.

 

 

Weight0.1 kg
Dimensions29 × 25 × 0.2 cm
Length

40 Meter Spool of Gold No. 1 Japan Thread, 40 Meter Spool of Silver No. 1 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Skein of Gold No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Spool of Gold No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Spool of Gold No. 7 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Skein of Burnished Gold No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Skein of Burnished Gold No. 7 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Spool of Burnished Gold No. 7 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Skein of Silver No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Spool of Silver No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Spool of Silver No. 7 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Spool of Copper No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Spool of Copper No. 7 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Skein of Antique Gold No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Spool of Antique Gold No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Skein of Oriental Bronze No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Spool of Oriental Bronze No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Spool of Black No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Skein of Natural Pewter No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Spool of Country Blue No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Spool of Bright Magenta No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Spool of Red No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Skein of Green No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Spool of Green No. 5 Japan Thread, 10 Meter Spool of Chocolate No. 5 Japan Thread, 5 Meter Spool of Antique Gold No. 5 Japan Thread, 5 Meter Spool of Natural Pewter No. 5 Japan Thread, 5 Meter Spool of Country Blue No. 5 Japan Thread, 5 Meter Spool of Bright Magenta No. 5 Japan Thread, 5 Meter Spool of Red No. 5 Japan Thread, 5 Meter Spool of Green No. 5 Japan Thread, 5 Meter Spool of Chocolate No. 5 Japan Thread, 5 Meter Spool of Oriental Bronze No. 5 Japan Thread

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