12 Spools of Fil au Chinois Gloving Thread
A strong, stiff, waxed cotton thread which is very pleasant to use for English paper piecing.
An assortment of 12 colours pastel tones Fil Au Chinois gloving thread: 812 (jade), 808 (acqua green), 335 (canary), 330 (butter), 742 (sky), 752 (cornflower), 594 (pink) , 100 (white), 312 (ecru), 308 (cream), 130 (mouse) et 302 (linen).
As the name states, gloving thread was used in the past for sewing and repairing gloves. Uses have changed, but the name remains the same.
Nowadays, gloving thread is used for patchwork and appliqué hand stitching.
It is a waxed cotton, n°120, both fine and solid.
Length on each spool: 150m.
Size of each spool: diametre 2.5cm – length 4.8cm.
Presented in a nice Fil Au Chinois box.
Size of box : length 10cm - width 7.5cm - heigh 5.5cm.