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These Japanese silk threads are a Britex Fabrics exclusive! In a plethora of luscious colors and three weights, these monofilament silk threads are perfect for making hand-made buttonholes, top-stitching, hand-quilting, and other fine tailoring techniques. In addition to tailoring, these luxurious silk thread can be used for many other hand-crafted needle arts.

The manufacturer's color number is included in the thread Product ID code. Ex. THRD-SK50-212-GRN is color #212!

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  1. Ivory 93 - Silk Buttonhole Twist  (Made in Japan) Quickview

    Ivory 93 - Silk Buttonhole Twist (Made in Japan)

    A 100% silk buttonhole twist thread from Japan in Ivory 93. This soft, three-ply, monofilament thread silk buttonhole twist is the perfect thread for making hand-made buttonholes and fine tailoring techniques. It is pliant, has a deep lustrous sheen, and is an amazing pleasure to sew with. In addition to tailoring, this silk thread can be used for many other needle arts projects including crazy patch embellishment, beading, hand embroidery, knitted amulet bags, Brazilian embroidery, tatting, silk ribbon embroidery, and bridal embellishments. There are 20 meters or 21.8 yards of thread per card.
    $2.95

  2. Brown 157 - 50 Wt. Silk Thread (Made in Japan) Quickview

    Brown 157 - 50 Wt. Silk Thread (Made in Japan)

    50 wt. 100% silk spooled thread from Japan in Brown 157. This smooth, three-ply, monofilament, 50 weight silk thread is the perfect thread for machine or hand sewing. It is incomparable for the art of hand sewing as it glides through your fabric with amazing ease! This strong, yet delicate thread is excellent for sewing rolled hems in light fabrics such as chiffon and crepe de chine. It is wonderful for tailoring, quilting and appliqué work. It is pliant, has a deep lustrous sheen, and is an amazing pleasure to sew with.

    There are 109 yards/100 meters per spool.
    $3.50

  3. Ivory 130 - 50 Wt. Silk Thread (Made in Japan) Quickview

    Ivory 130 - 50 Wt. Silk Thread (Made in Japan)

    50 wt. 100% silk spooled thread from Japan in Ivory 130. This smooth, three-ply, monofilament, 50 weight silk thread is the perfect thread for machine or hand sewing. It is incomparable for the art of hand sewing as it glides through your fabric with amazing ease! This strong, yet delicate thread is excellent for sewing rolled hems in light fabrics such as chiffon and crepe de chine. It is wonderful for tailoring, quilting and appliqué work. It is pliant, has a deep lustrous sheen, and is an amazing pleasure to sew with.

    There are 109 yards/100 meters per spool.
    $3.50

  4. Ivory 153 - 50 Wt. Silk Thread (Made in Japan) Quickview

    Ivory 153 - 50 Wt. Silk Thread (Made in Japan)

    50 wt. 100% silk spooled thread from Japan in Ivory 153. This smooth, three-ply, monofilament, 50 weight silk thread is the perfect thread for machine or hand sewing. It is incomparable for the art of hand sewing as it glides through your fabric with amazing ease! This strong, yet delicate thread is excellent for sewing rolled hems in light fabrics such as chiffon and crepe de chine. It is wonderful for tailoring, quilting and appliqué work. It is pliant, has a deep lustrous sheen, and is an amazing pleasure to sew with.

    There are 109 yards/100 meters per spool.
    $3.50

  5. Ivory 93 - 50 Wt. Silk Thread (Made in Japan) Quickview

    Ivory 93 - 50 Wt. Silk Thread (Made in Japan)

    50 wt. 100% silk spooled thread from Japan in Ivory 93. This smooth, three-ply, monofilament, 50 weight silk thread is the perfect thread for machine or hand sewing. It is incomparable for the art of hand sewing as it glides through your fabric with amazing ease! This strong, yet delicate thread is excellent for sewing rolled hems in light fabrics such as chiffon and crepe de chine. It is wonderful for tailoring, quilting and appliqué work. It is pliant, has a deep lustrous sheen, and is an amazing pleasure to sew with.

    There are 109 yards/100 meters per spool.
    $3.50

  6. Ivory 130 - 30 Wt. Silk Thread (Made in Japan) Quickview

    Ivory 130 - 30 Wt. Silk Thread (Made in Japan)

    30 wt. 100% silk spooled thread from Japan in Ivory 130.This smooth, three-ply, monofilament, 30 weight silk top-stitching thread is the perfect thread for machine or hand sewing. Some people prefer this instead of the heavier carded buttonhole twist for buttonholes, and of course it is ideal for machine-made buttonholes. This is a beautiful thread to utilize when one wants to emphasize a design detail with a bold line of stitching. It is pliant, has a deep lustrous sheen, and is an amazing pleasure to sew with.

    There are 54 yards/50 meters per spool.
    $4.25

  7. Ivory 93 - 30 Wt. Silk Thread (Made in Japan) Quickview

    Ivory 93 - 30 Wt. Silk Thread (Made in Japan)

    30 wt. 100% silk spooled thread from Japan in Ivory 93. This smooth, three-ply, monofilament, 30 weight silk top-stitching thread is the perfect thread for machine or hand sewing. Some people prefer this instead of the heavier carded buttonhole twist for buttonholes, and of course it is ideal for machine-made buttonholes. This is a beautiful thread to utilize when one wants to emphasize a design detail with a bold line of stitching. It is pliant, has a deep lustrous sheen, and is an amazing pleasure to sew with.

    There are 54 yards/50 meters per spool.
    $4.25

  8. Ivory 93 - 30 Wt. Silk Thread (Made in Japan) Quickview

    Ivory 93 - 30 Wt. Silk Thread (Made in Japan)

    30 wt. 100% silk spooled thread from Japan in Ivory 93.This smooth, three-ply, monofilament, 30 weight silk top-stitching thread is the perfect thread for machine or hand sewing. Some people prefer this instead of the heavier carded buttonhole twist for buttonholes, and of course it is ideal for machine-made buttonholes. This is a beautiful thread to utilize when one wants to emphasize a design detail with a bold line of stitching. It is pliant, has a deep lustrous sheen, and is an amazing pleasure to sew with.

    There are 54 yards/50 meters per spool.
    $4.25

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