House of Embroidery is a South African-born dye house established in 1995 which produces multi-coloured hand-dyed embroidery thread and ribbon.
As a fair-trade company, House of Embroidery prides itself on the sustained empowerment of previously unskilled South Africans. Most of the team are women, many of whom had no prior employment. The majority are currently the main breadwinners in their respective families.
Cotton Perlé Embroidery Thread
This is a hi-sheen mercerized 100% cotton twisted thread that cannot be split. It is available in three thicknesses: – #5 (Thickest) – #8 (Medium) – #12 (Thinnest)
Perlé is highly suitable for any number of popular embroidery techniques, including cross-stitch, needlepoint, dimensional embroidery, and other types of creative thread work such as Folk-Art styles and tapestry work. This high-quality embroidery thread is versatile enough to be used for crochet and knitting projects and is also effectively used in Crazy Quilting. Perlé embroidery thread can be used very successfully in jewellery design, decorative tassel work and in decorative applique patchwork.
Depending on collection chosen there are between 13 and 16 pre-wound bobbins