Hedgehog Handworks takes pride in offering the finest supplies for needleworkers and costumers of all interests and levels of expertise, working in any time period. We carry an extensive selection of reference materials. We specialize in locating hard-to-find items.
Final Sale - Store Closing June 15th: 25% or More Off!
The last day to place orders on the site is June 15, 2017. All items are discounted by at least 25%. Sales are on a first come, first served basis. Any additions to an already placed order will be treated as a new order. No backorders. No special orders. No rush shipping. All sales are final. **
$4.30 $3.22 On Sale!
This thread is a premium, spun-silk, 7-strand, divisible floss sold in 5-meter skeins. It does not shred in the needle. The range has 593 colors, far too many to list on this page. The color numbers also coordinate with Pure Silk Chenille Thread for for use in couching.
Thread Cards for Reference
These cards contain the colors of Soie díAlger. They are a little dated so some shades may have been discontinued and there may be new colors that are not listed. Au Ver a Soie is no longer producing color cards. The same color numbers, but in a limited range, are also used for Soie de Paris, Soie Ovale, and Soie Gobelins. Please see the list of available colors on each threadís page on the website.
by Jan Messant
$29.95 $22.46 On Sale!
A 2010 reprinting of the original 1999 book. The cover is different than what is shown on the site but the contents of the books are exactly the same in both editions.
After extensive research about who the embroiderers of the Bayeux Tapestry were, the author has compiled a fascinating and colorful account which will help to place this famous embroidery in a plausible context. Discussion of stitches, colors used, techniques, etc.
Paper, 112 pages
$3.30 $2.47 On Sale!
This beautiful thread is a much finer weight than Soie Perlee; it is almost a hand-sewing weight. The high twist of this thread means the integrity of dimensional stitches is maintained the length of the working thread. This is the best thread I've found for couching real metal threads. 50 meter spool.
Made by Au Ver a Soie in France, the colors correspond to Soie Perlee colors but not the rest of the Au Ver a Soie line of threads. The color numbers actually follow no intelligent pattern.
Thread Cards for Reference
These cards contain the colors of Soie Perlee. They are a little dated so some shades may have been discontinued and there may be new colors that are not listed. Au Ver a Soie is no longer producing color cards. The same color numbers, but in a limited range, are also used for Soie 100/3. Please see the list of available colors on each threadís page on the website.
$2.00 $1.50 On Sale!
Add a sparkle to your work with Accentuate Metallic Filament. Beautiful used alone or in the needle with another thread. 50 meter spools.
$25.50 $19.12 On Sale!
Gilt Smooth Passing thread has about .5% gold, on silver plated copper, wire which is then wrapped around a thread core.
$1.60 $1.20 On Sale!
A twisted, non-divisible, mercerized 100% cotton thread in a 32 meter skein. Used extensively in Slovakian and Ukranian embroidery. Excellent for monogramming, cutwork, openwork, pulled thread, and other types of embroidery. Available in colors only in Size #25. The color numbers follow the same naming/numbering system as DMC Floss. Six variegated colors are available.
Final, Closeout, Liquidation Sale: 20% or More Off!
View the Terms of the Sale.**