Metal threads are a brilliant addition to many forms of needlework. As well as their traditional role in goldwork, metal threads can add a unique and special look and texture to so many needlework styles. Include a dimensional needle lace gold fish, highlight cross stitch, create rays of sun or moonlight, give butterfly wings a glisten, create realistic rich costumes, add beauty to stumpwork, embellish heraldic symbols and ecclesiastical robes, emboss a book cover, ornament clothing to add a touch of haute couture, enrich and enliven all sorts of stitching and passimentaries.Traditionally metal threads are laid or couched, but they can be used in any stitched, including cross stitch and smocking. They can even be knitted or crotcheted!
Rajmahal Handsew Metal thread has a copper core with Copper Metallic Coating with a copper metallic coating. Reels are of 300+ metres. Traditionally laid or couched, this thread can also be taken through fabric, provided an appropriate needle is used, i.e. a needle that makes a slightly larger hole than the thread so as to prevent stripping.
Apporx;250 meters per reel