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Silk hand dyed floss - Nightfall

Silk hand dyed floss - Nightfall

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The base thread is 6-stranded mulberry silk. Each skein is unique as it is hand dyed. This is ready to ship.

I use procion fiber reactive dye and acid dye, which are permanent and colorfast dyes. I soak and rinse my thread twice and then wash with a commercial detergent. Most thread should be colorfast.

Please keep in mind that very dark colors may have residual dye left after washing. To check the colorfastness, please soak a small piece in cool water and your soap preference (I recommend either dawn or orvus ) before stitching if you're worried. I have no control over which soaps are used so colorfastness is not guaranteed.

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