Type of Floss:
Anchor six-strand embroidery floss, a Coats & Clark product, is also referredd to as Article 4635. The floss is sold as individual 8.7 yard (8 meter) skeins and in multi-color floss packs.
Composition of Anchor Floss:
Anchor six-strand embroidery floss is created from 100% long-staple Egyptian cotton fibers.
Colors of Anchor Floss:
There are over 444 solid colors and 16 variegated of Anchor six-strand embroidery floss available.
Characteristics of Anchor Floss:
Anchor six-strand embroidery floss is colorfast, but dark colors should be laundered carefully. Slight bleeding may occur. The floss is made from long-staple Egyptian Giza cotton.
Tips for Working with Anchor Six-strand Embroidery Floss:
Separate strands and recombine them to ensure better coverage, flatter stitches, and a smoother appearance.
Floss Conversion Charts:
Use these handy Floss Conversion Charts to make it easy to change floss colors in a pattern to Anchor.
The image above shows a model of the free Leaded Window pattern stitched with Anchor Floss on Stab and Stash hand-dyed linen fabric.
Purchase Anchor Embroidery Floss:
Herrschners.com carries the full line of Anchor Embroidery Floss.
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