Hand-Dyed Threads

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ThreadsThere are 62 colorways of Artfabrik’s hand-dyed pearl cotton threads in sizes: 3, 5, 8, and 12. See the colorways below.

  • Use all our threads for: embroidery, hand and machine quilting, sashiko, couching, bobbin work, wool applique, cross-stitch, needle-point, needle punch, weaving, crochet, knitting, or tatting.
  • Use Size 12 in the top of the sewing machine with a 14/90 quilting or embroidery needle.
  • Click here to learn how to prepare threads for the top of the machine or bobbin work.
  • Click here to see our Stitch Sampler page showing different uses for the threads.
  • Click here to see our Needle and Thread Chart to match embroidery needles to the correct size thread.
  • Click here for Thread-u-cation to learn how to prepare your quilt for hand embroidery and how to make basic embroidery stitches.
  • Threads are hand-dyed with Procion fiber reactive dyes. Although our threads are thoroughly washed, some excess color (especially red, fuchsia, and purple) may remain and back-dye under certain conditions like on a light colored background fabric.Test the bleed factor of a thread by stitching to a test fabric and washing in hot water.

ThreadsCotton 12 is a strong, fine thread with a matte finish available in all 62 variegated color schemes. Recommended for machine embroidery, machine quilting, hand quilting (size 5 embroidery needle), or needle punch (size 1 needle). To use in the machine, wind the skein onto an empty spool and stitch away with a 14/90 embroidery or quilting machine needle.
Cotton 12 measures 130 yards for $12. Select a colorway below and add to your cart.

Cotton 12
Price(USD): $12.00
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ThreadsCotton 8 dyes richly and has a soft hand. Available in 62 variegated colorways, it is recommended for machine bobbin drawing, hand embroidery (size 3 or 5 embroidery needle), hand quilting, crochet, sashiko, knitting, needlepoint, needle punch (size 2 needle), and weaving.
Cotton 8 measures 50 yards for $8. Select a colorway below and add to your cart.

Cotton 8
Price(USD): $8.00
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ThreadsCotton 5 is strong, bright, and dyes in clearly defined colors. Available in 62 variegated color schemes, it is recommended for hand embroidery (size 3 embroidery needle), hand quilting, crochet, sashiko, knitting, needlepoint, needle punch (size 6 needle), weaving, and any number of needle arts.
Cotton 5 measures 25 yards for $5. Select a colorway below and add to your cart.

Cotton 5
Price(USD): $5.00
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ThreadsCotton 3 is large and eye catching with shiny, clearly defined colors. Available in 62 variegated color schemes  it is recommended for hand stitching (size 1 embroidery needle), couching by machine or hand, needlepoint, knitting, weaving or any number of needle arts.
Cotton 3 measures 16.4 yards for $4. Select a colorway below and add to your cart.

Cotton 3
Price(USD): $4.00
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Aquamarine (green, aquamarine, turquoise, royal, light blue)

Aquamarine (green, aquamarine, turquoise, royal, light blue)

Asters (red, violet, turquoise, green, gold)

Asters (red, violet, turquoise, green, gold)

Avocado Squash (violet, rust, chartreuse, orange)

Avocado Squash (violet, rust, chartreuse, orange)

Black Orchid (fuchsia, magenta, wine, charcoal)

Black Orchid (fuchsia, magenta, wine, charcoal)

Brass Tacks (olive, brass, gold)

Brass Tacks (olive, brass, gold)

Burnt Marshmallows (brown, bronze, charcoal)

Burnt Marshmallows (brown, bronze, charcoal)

Cafe au Lait (light to dark brown gradation)

Cafe au Lait (light to dark brown gradation)

Candy Corn (bright yellow, gold, brass, cocoa)

Candy Corn (bright yellow, gold, brass, cocoa)

Chocolate Squash (brown, gold, bronze)

Chocolate Squash (brown, gold, bronze)

Copper Queen (wine, magenta, blue, rust)

Copper Queen (wine, magenta, blue, rust)

Daffodils (gradations of pale yellow)

Daffodils (gradations of pale yellow)

Daylillies (pale pink, green, and gold)

Daylilies (pale pink, green, and gold)

Degas Blue (turquoise, royal, light blue)

Degas Blue (turquoise, royal, light blue)

Dianthus (aquamarine, purple, magenta, fuchsia, deep pink)

Dianthus (aquamarine, purple, magenta, fuchsia, deep pink)

Earth Gems (turquoise, violet, fuchsia, wine, brown)

Earth Gems (turquoise, violet, fuchsia, wine, brown)

Eggplant (fuchsia, wine, green charcoal)

Eggplant (fuchsia, wine, green charcoal)

Embers (royal, charcoal, wine, scarlet)

Embers (royal, charcoal, wine, scarlet)

Evening Greens (dark and medium value greens)

Evening Greens (dark and medium value greens)

Fall Maple (fuchsia, orange, gold, olive)

Fall Maple (fuchsia, orange, gold, olive)

Forget Me nots (pale turquoise and blues)

Forget Me Nots (pale turquoise and blues)

Green Grass (chartreuse, kelly, forest green)

Green Grass (chartreuse, kelly, forest green)

Honey (gradations of honey yellow light to medium value)

Honey (gradations of honey yellow light to medium value)

Indigo (gradations of navy blue light to dark value)

Indigo (gradations of navy blue light to dark value)

Irises (muted pastel blue, green, yellow, orange, violet)

Irises (muted pastel blue, green, yellow, orange, violet)

Italian Prune (charcoal, turquoise, brown)

Italian Prune (charcoal, turquoise, brown)

Japanese Iris (pastel purple, violet, blue)

Japanese Iris (pastel purple, violet, blue)

Lemons (medium to intense yellows)

Lemons (medium to intense yellows)

Lilacs (pale blue, violet, turquoise, green)

Lilacs (pale blue, violet, turquoise, green)

Lime Frappe (yellow, chartreuse, royal, green, gold, turquoise)

Lime Frappe (yellow, chartreuse, royal, green, gold, turquoise)

Moss (pale green, olive, and turquoise)

Moss (pale green, olive, and turquoise)

Nasturtium (pastel apricot, yellow, pink)

Nasturtium (pastel apricot, yellow, pink)

Oasis Twilight (charcoal, green, royal, purple, violet, brown)

Oasis Twilight (charcoal, green, royal, purple, violet, brown)

Ocean (pale turquoise gradations)

Ocean (pale turquoise gradations)

October Fest (brown, yellow, orange)

October Fest (brown, yellow, orange)

Oranges (gradations of bright to pale oranges)

Oranges (gradations of bright to pale oranges)

Ornamental Grasses (pastel green, turquoise, blue)

Ornamental Grasses (pastel green, turquoise, blue)

Parakeet (intense fuchsia, orange, yellow, green, royal, purple)

Parakeet (intense fuchsia, orange, yellow, green, royal, purple)

Peas in a Pod (variations of pea green)

Peas in a Pod (variations of pea green)

Petunias (medium value pinks)

Petunias (medium value pinks)

Pickle Juice (values of acid green)

Pickle Juice (values of acid green)

Pumpkin Patch (bronze, gold yellow, orange)

Pumpkin Patch (bronze, gold yellow, orange)

Rainbow Light (6 very light value rainbowcolors)

Rainbow Light (6 very light value rainbowcolors)

Rainbow Medium (6 medium value rainbow colors)

Rainbow Medium (6 medium value rainbow colors)

Rainbow Rich (6 intense rainbow colors)

Rainbow Rich (6 intense rainbow colors)

Really Red (red, scarlet, gold, fuchsia)

Really Red (red, scarlet, gold, fuchsia)

Red Hots (fuchsia, red, scarlet)

Red Hots (fuchsia, red, scarlet)

Renaissance (royal, purple, magenta, gold, olive, rose)

Renaissance (royal, purple, magenta, gold, olive, rose)

Rhubarb (olive, salmon, pale yellow)

Rhubarb (olive, salmon, pale yellow)

Salt Water Taffy (medium value turquoise, gold, violet, pink, orange, yellow, green)

Salt Water Taffy (medium value turquoise, gold, violet, pink, orange, yellow, green)

Sedona (turquoise, brown, rust, yellow, green, pink)

Sedona (turquoise, brown, rust, yellow, green, pink)

Shadows (gradations of medium gray to white)

Shadows (gradations of medium gray to white)

Snake Skin (charcoal, brass, gold, white)

Snake Skin (charcoal, brass, gold, white)

Spice Road (brass, orange, violet)

Spice Road (brass, orange, violet)

Southwest Rainbow (turquoise, green, gold, orange, medium brown)

Southwest Rainbow (turquoise, green, gold, orange, medium brown)

Sprouts (pale yellow, green, and chartreuse)

Sprouts (pale yellow, green, and chartreuse)

Sunflower  (yellow, gold, deep gold)

Sunflower (yellow, gold, deep gold)

Sunrise (deep orange, orange, yellow)

Sunrise (deep orange, orange, yellow)

Tangerine (salmon, yellow, pink)

Tangerine (salmon, yellow, pink)

True Blues (royal, navy, turquoise)

True Blues (royal, navy, turquoise)

Violets (fuchsia, violet purple, dark navy)

Violets (fuchsia, violet purple, dark navy)

Wild Rice (light value brown, tan, and gray)

Wild Rice (light value brown, tan, and gray)

Wisteria (purple, magenta, royal, fuchsia)

Wisteria (purple, magenta, royal, fuchsia)

Note:  Although we have tried to achieve accurate color, the colors on your screen may appear differently than when viewed in person.

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