Hand-Spun Eri Silk Embroidery Thread from Botanica Tinctoria


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This Hand-Spun Eri Silk Embroidery Thread from Botanica Tinctoria is so beautiful.

Botanica Tinctoria offers a hand-spun eri silk embroidery thread and the texture and colors are amazing.  This is a very special thread from 7Weaves, hand-spun on drop spindles by forest communities in Assam, India and hand dyed with sustainable forest-gathered dyes in a beautiful and subtle range of colours. The thread comes as a single strand of hand-spun organic Eri Embroidery Thread in 15 naturally dyed colours, 68 metres or approximately 60 yards per skein.  This textured single thread is perfect for textural hand stitching, couching and fine crochet.

About Botanica Tinctoria:

Rachel MacHenry is the founder of of Botanica Tinctoria and develops innovative design collections in partnership with artisans in Pakistan, India, Peru, Chile.

Naturally dyed Botanica Tinctoria trimmings and threads offer designers, sewers, costumers and makers of sustainable textiles and fashion a wide range of beautiful and fast colors. The curated collection of trimmings includes ribbons, eyelet lace, rick rack, and hand-crocheted lace edgings as well as cotton, linen and lustrous Eri silk embroidery threads. The harmonious and luminous palette of 14 natural colours is sourced from traditional dye plants such as indigo and madder. All our processes work with the rhythms of the natural world, and our textiles are created in a holistic relationship with our earth.

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Berry, Melon, Saffron, Tea Leaves, Rice Straw, Olive, Sage, Slate Grey, Charcoal Black, Pale Pink, Magnolia, Rose, Clementine, Assam Indigo, Indigo


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