48 - DMC Embroidery Silks £1.99 Sorry this item is out of stock at the moment DMC Embroidery Silks are available in every colour and hue of the rainbow. Made from the best long staple cotton in the world. They are mercerised twice to produce a soft, shiny, silky thread with excellent resistance to light and washing. 6 strands easily seperated to use either seperately, together. Variegated Silks are dyed in blended shades from light to dark. They are particularly useful where different shades are needed, eg leaves and flowers - they are not a single shade of colour but tonal. 100% Cotton Don't forget to check out and down load our free cross-stitch patterns.