Needle Woman supplies the full range of DMC threads throughout South Africa and neighboring states.

 

Needle Woman has the full range of DMC Needlework Threads including:

  • Colour Variations
  • Cotton Floss
  • Satin Floss
  • Pearl Cotton
  • Pearl Cotton Variations
  • Metallic Pearl Cotton
  • Floche
  • Light Effects

Each thread type is available in the full colour range with colour charts provided for your convenience. Simply select the thread type and colour code when you complete the Enquiry Form or Contact the store with your order.

 

 

Colour Variations

 

DMC Color Variations is a multi-colored thread with an over-dyed effect made from 100% long staple Egyptian cotton and double mercerized to give it brilliant sheen. Color Variations is comprised of 6 size 25 easily separated strands, allowing you to adjust the thickness of your stitching by using a different number of strands. The thread is 100% colorfast, fade resistant, and offers guaranteed DMC color consistency from one skein to another. These “overdyed” threads are beautifully designed to create subtle variations in color without having to change threads. Each skein has a blend of soft multi-colours that flow seamlessly into one another along the length of the thread.

 

Cotton Floss

 

DMC Cotton Embroidery Floss is a soft thread made from 100% long staple Egyptian cotton and double mercerized to give it brilliant sheen. This superior quality thread is perfect for stitching on all types of fabric. It is comprised of 6 size 25 easily separated strands, allowing you to adjust the thickness of your stitching by using a different number of strands. DMC Floss is the most recommended and widely distributed thread in the world. Colors are 100% colorfast and fade resistant. DMC Cotton Embroidery Floss is available in 454 solid colors, 18 variegated colors.

 

 Satin Floss

DMC Satin Floss is a shiny radiant thread made from 100% rayon fibers that brings exceptional beauty and sheen to all stitching projects. Satin Floss is the shiniest DMC thread available and it glides easily through fabric. Satin Floss is comprised of 6 size 25 easily separated strands, allowing you to adjust the thickness of your stitching by using a different number of strands. The bright fibers of Satin Floss make this thread ideal for creating surface embroidery stitches which reflect light beautifully. Bring radiance to your designs with the satin range of bright and dynamic colors; or bring a soft touch by using the pastel tones available.

 

Pearl Cotton

 

DMC Pearl Cotton is a highly mercerized, non-divisible, lustrous 100% cotton thread on a twisted skein. The twist of the thread is how it received its “Pearl” description and DMC’s Pearl Cotton is best known as the most beautiful thread in the world. During the manufacturing process, the thread is combed, singed by flame and then double mercerized. It is this double mercerizing which gives it its beautiful pearlised sheen. The thread is soft, silky, does not fluff or kink, and 100% colorfast.  Pearl Cotton is a supple thread that provides wonderful volume and dimension to your embroidery. DMC Pearl Cotton skeins are available in two sizes – 3 and 5 (the higher the thread size, the finer/thinner the thread).

 

Pearl Cotton Variations

DMC Pearl Cotton Variations is a highly mercerized, non-divisible 100% cotton thread on a twisted skein. During the manufacturing process, the thread is combed, singed by flame and then double mercerized. It is this double mercerizing which gives it its beautiful pearlised sheen and supple feel. The thread is soft, silky, does not fluff or kink, and 100% colorfast. DMC Pearl Variations is a multi-coloured thread with the look of over-dyed in a size 5 thread. The thread offers guaranteed DMC color consistency from one skein to another. These “overdyed” threads are beautifully designed to create subtle variations in color without having to change threads. Each skein has a blend of soft multi-colours that flow seamlessly into one another along the length of the thread. Each skein is a combination of DMC colors, with 4 inches of every color corresponding to the solid Pearl Cotton colors. The subtle color changes of Pearl Variations reveal themselves every few stitches with no harsh contrasts. With colors ranging from “Glistening Pearl” to “Tropical Sunset” and “Wild Fire” DMC Pearl Cotton Variations offers a breathtaking pallet of 60 beautiful multi-colours that is ideal for creating designs that bring color to life.

 

 Metallic Embroidery and Metallic Pearl Cotton

DMC Metallic Embroidery Threads is a synthetic 3-ply non-divisible metallic thread.  This thread comes on a convenient snap top spool. This thread comes in silver or gold.

 

 

Floche

 

DMC Floche is a twisted thread made from the finest long fiber cotton, mercerized to create a beautiful finish. This superior quality thread is especially suited for fine embroidery. DMC Floche is comprised of 4 non-divisible strands in size 16 thread, each strand equals 2 strands of DMC Floss. During the manufacturing process, the cotton is combed, singed by flamed and mercerized creating its beautiful finish. The end result does not knot, kink or fluff and is soft and gentle to the touch. DMC Floche is 100% colourfast and available in 87 solid colours

 

 

Light Effects

DMC Light Effects Thread is a glistening metallic thread that will add reflective qualities and sparkle to any needlework or craft project. Made from 100% polyester fibers, Light Effects Floss is comprised of 6 size 25 easily separated strands. Light Effects uses a colour numbering system that easily corresponds to the popular cotton DMC Embroidery Floss. You can add a subtle highlight to your stitching by combining one strand of cotton Floss with one strand of Light Effects. Or for a more vibrant look, you can substitute Light Effects for its matching shade in Cotton Floss.

Light Effects is available in 36 brilliant colors in 6 thread families Jewel Effects (14 colours), Precious Metal Effects (6 colours), Antique Effects (5 colours), Pearlescent Effects (8 colours), Fluorescent Effects (2 colours), Glow-in-the-Dark Effects (1 colour). We’re sure you’ll love stitching with DMC Light Effects threads. They will glide through your fabric easier than most other metallic-type threads.  And with the premium quality DMC brand name behind it, the Light Effects line is sure to be a sparkling glittering addition to your next work of art!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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