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Tambour Thread

$4.91$9.83 USD

Price Per 10 Yards.

Tambour thread is a fine real metal thread that can be used for couching down other metal threads such as Check Thread, Flatworm, Japan Thread, Large Back, Passing Thread, Rococco and Starndard Lurex Thread.

It can also be used in combination with other embroidery threads for surface embroidery, counted thread embroidery, weaving and lace making to add sparkle.

If you want an alternative synthetic thread that will not tarnish then you can use the Kreinik No. 1 Japan Thread.

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Tambour thread is a fine real metal thread that can be used for couching down other metal threads such as Check Thread, Flatworm, Japan Thread, Large Back, Passing Thread, Rococco and Starndard Lurex Thread.

It can also be used in combination with other embroidery threads for surface embroidery, counted thread embroidery, weaving and lace making to add sparkle.

Tambour Thread is approximately 0.2 mm across the width of the thread.

The thread is made of a fine metal wire wrapped around a fine fibre core and will tarnish over time. If you want an alternative synthetic thread that will not tarnish then you can use the Kreinik No. 1 Japan Thread.

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.

 

 

Weight0.005 kg
Dimensions29 × 25 × 0.05 cm
Length

10 Yards of Gold 2% WM Tambour Thread, 10 yards of Gilt Tambour Thread

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No part of the instructions can be used for commercial purposes or profited from or published without permission from Tanja Berlin.