It’s True! (About the Threads)

During the week I received my order of threads from Anita’s Little Stitches to kit up my Lizzie Kate Green Flip-Its. The thread colours were so scrumptious, I couldn’t resist a start 😉

Anyway, a little while back someone in the stitching community blogged about hearing that Weeks Dye Works were moving to make their threads colourfast. Well, take a close look at some of  the labels on the picured threads. It’s true – YaY!  I really love overdyed threads, but their not being colourfast worries me a lot. So it’s with great relief and comfort to see these labels.  Hopefully, as  new dye-lots and colours are released they will all proudly wear the colourfast label. 😎

WDW threads for Lizzie Kate's Green Flip-Its

 

Oh, I have another small finish to show – yet another Quaker 🙂  I must be going through a ‘phase’… and loving it.

Quaker au Clefs, Jardin Prive

Quaker au Clefs close up

Fabric – 32 count Antique White linen
Threads – DMC as prescribed

Wishing you Happy Stitches 😉
Pokua

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Certified X-stitch addict and lover of tea, fabrics and beads. I work in the vocational education and training sector and in my spare time potter around in the garden growing roses. I'm mum to two adult children of whom I'm very proud.

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7 comments on “It’s True! (About the Threads)
  1. Vinniey says:

    Beautiful threads! The colors are so vivid! And also your stitching are so beautiful and neat as usual! 🙂

  2. Myra says:

    I am happy WDW are making their threads colorfast too. Those colors are gorgeous. I love your little Quaker piece.

  3. Barbara says:

    Oh wow, Pokua, those are gorgeous! And so is your stitching!

  4. Patti says:

    Everything is just gorgeous – especially your stitching!
    Love
    Patti xxx

  5. Line says:

    Great stash, and i love your quaker, it looks lovely.

  6. Gillie says:

    Oh my goodness, that Quaker is wonderful, I love (and want) it!

  7. Dani says:

    Wow that’s great to hear that WDW are now colourfast!

    Great finish! Congratulations.

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