Silky, smooth, and available in an array of tempting colors, this perle cotton thread set is the perfect way to embellish your projects! Each 100% Egyptian cotton spool is mercerized for strength, is colorfast, and shrink-proof. This high-quality thread is perfect for embroidery, applique, sashiko, and more
It is extra soft and lustrous, thus the name, "Perle," and does not kink or knot as frequently as the regular six-strand floss.
Perle cotton comes in a ball in different sizes (thicknesses).
I like to use Perle cotton thread to add dimension and volume to my stitching.
Thread Length - For blanket stitch appliqué, you will need a length of thread approximately four times the distance of the area you are going to stitch.
Long working threads can be cumbersome, curl and knot.
#8 Prescencia Perle cotton is the mid-weight. It can look either thick or thin, depending on how you use it.