A high-sheen, 100% cotton twisted thread, Perle is impervious to splitting. Hand-dyed in South Africa and imported by Akonye Kena, it can be used by quilters for hand-work and applique as well as to create any stitch, from embroidery and needlepoint to crochet, cross stitch, and beyond. This drop comes with a set of 16 coordinated colors in your choice of Spring, Summer, Autumn, or Winter. Or, you can upgrade to a set of 72 of the best-selling colors, which comes packed in a plastic floss box. Each bobbin contains 9.8 yards (9 meters) of Pearl #08 thread.
Note: At checkout, you’ll have your choice of set colors: Autumn, Spring, Summer, or Winter. You’ll also have the option of upgrading to the Top 72 Collection (+ $55.99).
Meaning “I will help myself” in Acholi, a tribal language from northern Uganda, Akonye Kena partners with small businesses across Africa to source high-quality finished goods and crafting supplies. Dedicated to Fair Trade, all partners of Akonye Kena must commit to paying living wages, eliminating child labor and sweatshop conditions, and supporting community projects.
All orders will be shipped by Massdrop.
Estimated ship date is Dec 23, 2015 PT.
After the drop ends, payment will be collected. To deliver the best value to the group the request will then be submitted to the vendor up front, making all sales final. Be sure to check the discussion page for updates.