Kreinik Silk Embroidery Thread
Silk Bella is a finely twisted filament silk, which means it has a high sheen. Use it as it comes, straight off the reel, similar to a pearl cotton #12. Ideal for detailed work, applique, couching real metals and thicker fibers, plus textile restoration in needlepoint, cross stitch, samplers, Hardanger, embroidery, crazy quilting, quilting, and other fiber arts. Dry clean for the best care.
Kreinik Silk Serica® is a 3-ply twisted filament silk, which means it has a beautiful bright sheen. Use it as you would a pearl cotton (it's about the size of a pearl cotton #5, or separate it and use as a flat silk (a slightly damp cosmetic sponge can help remove the ripples). Serica is a truly versatile and gorgeous thread for needlepoint (ideal coverage on 18-count canvas), embroidery, crazy quilting, Hardanger, and other fiber arts. Dry clean for the best care.