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Anchor Six-Strand Embroidery Floss

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Image of Free Leaded Window Cross Stitch Design

Free Leaded Window Cross Stitch Design

Photo and Design © Connie G. Barwick

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 Photo:

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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