Pure Cotton Embroidery Thread

R10.00

#5 and #8 raw, non mercerised cotton thread is a great choice for all kinds of embroidery and embellishment. Use it for making jewellery and fine crochet too. Plus – we’ve already wound the bobbins, each with 10m of delicious colour, so you can go straight to stitching!

Choose your weight and then your colour.

  • #5
  • #8
  • 2. Natural 399
  • 3. Buttermilk 101
  • 4. Banana 102
  • 5. Blonde 103
  • 6. Citrus 104
  • 7. Lemon 105
  • 8. Sunshine 106
  • 15. Sand 001
  • 16. Desert Sand 002
  • 17. Sun Valley 003
  • 18. Golden Yellow 004
  • 19. Sunflower 005
  • 20. Indian Yellow 006
  • 21. Morning Sunlight 461
  • 22. Butter 462
  • 23. Custard 463
  • 24. Mimosa 464
  • 25. Sunbeam 465
  • 26. Hello Yellow 466
  • 27. Daisy 349
  • 28. Buttercup 350
  • 29. Sweetcorn 351
  • 30. Wheat Fields 352
  • 31. Golden 353
  • 32. Happy 354
  • 33. Malted Milk 367
  • 34. Tawny 368
  • 35. Harvest 369
  • 36. Armagnac 370
  • 37. Amber 371
  • 38. Beeswax 372
  • 39. Orange Sorbet 007
  • 40. Morning Sunshine 008
  • 41. Egg Yolk 009
  • 42. Marigold 010
  • 43. Carrot 011
  • 44. Naartjie 012
  • 45. Amarillo 207
  • 46. Sunray 208
  • 47. Pawpaw 209
  • 48. Flame Orange 210
  • 49. Orange Popsicle 211
  • 50. Bright Orange 212
  • 51. Orange Cream 013
  • 52. Maple 014
  • 53. Fruit Punch 015
  • 54. Marmalade 016
  • 55. Gold Fish 017
  • 56. Mars 018
  • 57. Oriental Ginger 019
  • 58. Lollipop 020
  • 59. Snapdragon 021
  • 60. Capri 022
  • 61. Nasturtium 023
  • 62. Tangerine 024
  • 63. Cantaloupe 025
  • 64. Peach Puff 026
  • 65. Nude Peach 027
  • 66. Melon 028
  • 67. Rosemallow 029
  • 68. Sunset 030
  • 69. Biscuit 307
  • 70. Oats 308
  • 71. Toasted Almond 309
  • 72. Sandstone 310
  • 73. Moccasin 311
  • 74. Shipwreck 312
  • 76. Tan 485
  • 77. Manilla 486
  • 78. Sunkissed 487
  • 79. Peru 488
  • 80. Butterum 489
  • 81. Coppertone 490
  • 82. Pixie Dust 467
  • 83. Latte 468
  • 84. Hazelnut 469
  • 85. Camel 470
  • 86. Meercat 471
  • 87. Cocoa 472
  • 88. Beach 301
  • 89. Bisque 302
  • 90. Beechnut 303
  • 91. Moroccan Spice 304
  • 92. Caramel 305
  • 93. Coffee 306
  • 94. Sherbet 107
  • 95. Peach Cobbler 108
  • 96. Honeysuckle 109
  • 97. Shrimp 110
  • 98. Autumn Days 111
  • 99. Arizona 112
  • 100. Ballet Shoes 031
  • 101. Fairy 032
  • 102. Rouge 033
  • 103. Lobster 034
  • 104. Starfish 035
  • 105. Terra Rosa 036
  • 106. Cameo 337
  • 107. Strawberry Cheesecake 338
  • 108. Scrumptious 339
  • 109. Samba 340
  • 110. Strawberry 341
  • 111. Hot Spice 342
  • 112 Mystic Spirit 096
  • 113. Pale Dogwood 113
  • 114. Little Piggy 114
  • 115. Peony 115
  • 116. Dahlia 116
  • 117. Faded Raspberry 117
  • 118. Carmine Pink 118
  • 119. Heart Beat 331
  • 120. Desert Coral 332
  • 121. Sugar Coral 333
  • 122. Salmon 334
  • 123. Day Lily 335
  • 124. Pomegranate 336
  • 125. Palest Pink 097
  • 126. Sea Shell 119
  • 127. Himalayan Salt 120
  • 128. Flamingo 121
  • 129. Punch 122
  • 130. Wild Pink 123
  • 131. Coral 124
  • 132. Impatiens 431
  • 133. Dragon Fruit 432
  • 134. Coming up Roses 433
  • 135. Water Melon 434
  • 136. Geranium 435
  • 137. Smouldering 436
  • 138. Rosy Dozy 473
  • 139. Rambling Rose 474
  • 140. Baroque 475
  • 141. Glazed Cherries 476
  • 142. Fire Dance 477
  • 143. Fresh Cherries 478
  • 144. Airy Faerie 400
  • 145. Candy Coated 401
  • 146. Rosette 402
  • 147. Eros 403
  • 148. Antique Red 404
  • 149. Ameranthus 405
  • 150. Crimson Red 406
  • 151. Deep Crimson 094
  • 152. Candyfloss 343
  • 153. Pink Passion 344
  • 154. Sweet Potato 345
  • 155. Hibiscus 346
  • 156. Nail Polish 347
  • 157. Garnet 348
  • 158. Magnolia 125
  • 159. Bunny's Nose 126
  • 160. Romance 127
  • 161. Cupid 128
  • 162. French Rose 129
  • 163. Hot Pink 130
  • 164. Carnation 131
  • 165. Flutterby 132
  • 166. Pink Moment 133
  • 167. Think Pink 134
  • 168. Wild Thing 135
  • 169. Magenta 136
  • 170. Tutu 407
  • 171. Princess 408
  • 172. Bubblegum 409
  • 173. Pink Hydrangea 410
  • 174. Cerise 411
  • 175. Fuchsia 412
  • 176. Rose 379
  • 177. Hydrangea 380
  • 178. Antique Rose 381
  • 179. Claret 382
  • 180. Bordeaux 383
  • 181. Rhubarb 384
  • 182. Soft Blossom 137
  • 183. Demure 138
  • 184. Cherry Blossom 139
  • 185. Rose Wine 140
  • 186. Bougainvillea 141
  • 187. Malaga 142
  • 188. Fairy Godmother 355
  • 189. Mauvelous 356
  • 190. Ripe Fig 357
  • 191. Rosewood 358
  • 192. Mulberry 359
  • 193. Plum 360
  • 194. Rosequartz 037
  • 195. Blush 038
  • 196. Taupe 039
  • 197. Victorian Rose 040
  • 198. Wood Rose 041
  • 199. Razzle Berry 042
  • 200. Lemonade 479
  • 201. Fading Rose 480
  • 202. Dusty Pink 481
  • 203. Orchid 482
  • 204. Bodacious 483
  • 205. Grapevine 484
  • 206. Pale Thistle 361
  • 207 Old Roses 362
  • 208 Crocus 363
  • 209. Wisteria 364
  • 210. Eggplant 365
  • 211. Blackcurrant 366
  • 212. Fairy Whispers 143
  • 213. Freesia 144
  • 214. Lilac 145
  • 215. Raspberry Icing 146
  • 216. Ancient Rosewood 147
  • 217. Grape 148
  • 218. Linen 043
  • 219. Paris 044
  • 220. Pale Amethyst 045
  • 221. Pale Aubergine 046
  • 222. London 047
  • 223. Aubergine 048
  • 224. Cloud Grey 149
  • 225. Lisianthus 150
  • 226. Sweetpea 151
  • 227. Lavender 152
  • 228. Periwinkle 153
  • 229. Iris 154
  • 230 Dark Iris 095
  • 231. Polar Ice 155
  • 232. Glacier 156
  • 233. Powder 157
  • 234. Wild Grape 158
  • 235. Serenity 159
  • 236. Antique Blue 160
  • 237. Silver Lining 049
  • 238. Dove 050
  • 239. Pewter 051
  • 240. Sea Mist 052
  • 241. Porpoise 053
  • 242. Stone Blue 054
  • 243. Icicles 319
  • 244. Haze 320
  • 245. Drizzle 321
  • 246. Iron 322
  • 247. Shadow 323
  • 248. Space Blue 324
  • 249. Midnight 300
  • 250. Beach Glass 325
  • 251. Nimbus Cloud 326
  • 252. Smokey Haze 327
  • 253. Slate 328
  • 254. Charcoal 329
  • 255. Liquorice 330
  • 257. Blue Steel 373
  • 258. Stonewashed 374
  • 259. Poseidon 375
  • 260. Blueberry 376
  • 261. Fjord 377
  • 262 Navy Blue 378
  • 263. Iceland 055
  • 264. Winter Sky 056
  • 265. Faded Jeans 057
  • 266. Niagra 058
  • 267. Dolphin 059
  • 268. Deep Marine 060
  • 269. Alpine Snow 443
  • 270. Northern Light 444
  • 271. Love Bird 445
  • 272. Sky Blue 446
  • 273. Little Boy Blue 447
  • 274. Denim 448
  • 275. Frosted Glass 313
  • 276. Tranquillity 314
  • 277. Peaceful 315
  • 278. Oceanic 316
  • 279. Deep Sea 317
  • 280. Admiral 318
  • 281. Azure 201
  • 282. Rain 202
  • 283. Cloudless Sky 203
  • 284. Cruising 204
  • 285. Lagoon 205
  • 286. French Navy 206
  • 287. Blue Chill 061
  • 288. Baby Blue 062
  • 289. Mykonos 063
  • 290. Arctic Blue 064
  • 291. Superman 065
  • 292. Cobalt Blue 066
  • 293. Cool Water 437
  • 294. Waterfall 438
  • 295. Nautilus 439
  • 296. Aegean 440
  • 297. Bermuda 441
  • 298. Teal 442
  • 299. Adriatic Mist 419
  • 300. Sapphire 420
  • 301. Aqua 421
  • 302 Mediterranean 422
  • 303. Pacific 423
  • 304. Turquoise 424
  • 305. Shallow Pool 455
  • 306. Sea Spray 456
  • 307. Marina 457
  • 308. Ocean 458
  • 309. Neptune 459
  • 310. Peacock 460
  • 311. Seafoam 161
  • 312. Summer Breeze 162
  • 313. Aquifer 163
  • 314. Creek Blue 164
  • 315. Caribbean 165
  • 316. Aventurine 166
  • 317. Venice 067
  • 318. Heather 068
  • 319. Mermaids Treasure 069
  • 320. Turtle 070
  • 321. Pine 071
  • 322. Sea Glass 072
  • 325. Ocean Breeze 167
  • 326. Wishful Thinking 168
  • 327. Ebb Tide 169
  • 328. Tidal Pool 170
  • 329. Mermaid 171
  • 330. Water Dance 172
  • 331. Green Tea 173
  • 332. Spearmint 174
  • 333. Fresh Mint 175
  • 334. Jungle Vibes 176
  • 335. Tinkerbelle 177
  • 336. Parakeet 178
  • 337. Sage 073
  • 338. Lettuce 074
  • 339.Fennel 075
  • 340. Fynbos 076
  • 341. Tree Top 077
  • 342. Forest 078
  • 343. Cucumber 079
  • 344. Pear 080
  • 345. Aloe 081
  • 346. Asparagus 082
  • 347. Leaf 083
  • 348. Fern 084
  • 349. Tender Shoots 179
  • 350. Lemon Twist 180
  • 351. Granny Smith 181
  • 352. Pixie Shoes 182
  • 353. Peter Pan 183
  • 354. Island Dream 184
  • 355. Scallion 185
  • 356. Morning Dew 186
  • 357. Harlequin Green 187
  • 358. Lime 188
  • 359. Spring 189
  • 360. Pageant Green 190
  • 361. Green Mist 449
  • 362. Frosty Lime 450
  • 363. Lemon Mint 451
  • 364. Peridot 452
  • 365. Spring Onion 453
  • 366. Kiwi 454
  • 367. Lemon Chiffon 085
  • 368. Avo Pulp 086
  • 369. Artichoke 087
  • 370. Garden Pond 088
  • 371. Moss Green 089
  • 372. Camo Green 090
  • 373. Peat Moss 091
  • 374. Lichee 425
  • 375. Soleil 426
  • 376. Flaxen 427
  • 377. Bamboo 428
  • 378. Citron 429
  • 379. Pistachio 430
  • 380. Daffodil 413
  • 381. French Vanilla 414
  • 382. Dijon 415
  • 383. Savannah 416
  • 384. Olive 417
  • 385. Piccalilli 418
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  • Description

    Description

    ColourSpun Pure Cotton embroidery threads are hand dyed. Only the finest quality, mill spun, non mercerised, pure cotton thread is used; coloured to complement our range of cotton fabric and yarns using earth friendly dyes which have excellent wash fast and light fast properties.

    Each hand wound bobbin holds 10m/11yds.

    385 colours available in #8 and #5

    ColourSpun is a registered user of the Cotton Mark –  The certifying mark for pure cotton. When an item carries this mark, it has complied with the minimum specifications and is manufactured from 100% pure cotton.

  • Additional information

    Additional information

    Weight 10 g
    Dimensions 1 × 6 × 6 cm
    Weight

    #5, #8

    Colour Cotton

    Natural 399, Buttermilk 101, Banana 102, Blonde 103, Citrus 104, Lemon 105, Sunshine 106, Moon 243, Evening Primrose 244, Mellow Yellow 245, Pineapple 246, Jonquil 247, Canary 248, Sand 001, Desert Sand 002, Sun Valley 003, Golden Yellow 004, Sunflower 005, Indian Yellow 006, Morning Sunlight 461, Butter 462, Custard 463, Mimosa 464, Sunbeam 465, Hello Yellow 466, Daisy 349, Buttercup 350, Sweetcorn 351, Wheat Fields 352, Golden 353, Happy 354, Malted Milk 367, Tawny 368, Harvest 369, Armagnac 370, Amber 371, Beeswax 372, Orange Sorbet 007, Morning Sunshine 008, Egg Yolk 009, Marigold 010, Carrot 011, Naartjie 012, Amarillo 207, Sunray 208, Pawpaw 209, Flame Orange 210, Orange Popsicle 211, Bright Orange 212, Orange Cream 013, Maple 014, Fruit Punch 015, Marmalade 016, Gold Fish 017, Mars 018, Oriental Ginger 019, Lollipop 020, Snapdragon 021, Capri 022, Nasturtium 023, Tangerine 024, Cantaloupe 025, Peach Puff 026, Nude Peach 027, Melon 028, Rosemallow 029, Sunset 030, Biscuit 307, Oats 308, Toasted Almond 309, Sandstone 310, Moccasin 311, Shipwreck 312, Old Lace 396, Tan 485, Manilla 486, Sunkissed 487, Peru 488, Butterum 489, Coppertone 490, Pixie Dust 467, Latte 468, Hazelnut 469, Camel 470, Meercat 471, Cocoa 472, Beach 301, Bisque 302, Beechnut 303, Moroccan Spice 304, Caramel 305, Coffee 306, Sherbet 107, Peach Cobbler 108, Honeysuckle 109, Shrimp 110, Autumn Days 111, Arizona 112, Ballet Shoes 031, Fairy 032, Rouge 033, Lobster 034, Starfish 035, Terra Rosa 036, Cameo 337, Strawberry Cheesecake 338, Scrumptious 339, Samba 340, Strawberry 341, Hot Spice 342, 112 Mystic Spirit 096, Pale Dogwood 113, Little Piggy 114, Peony 115, Dahlia 116, Faded Raspberry 117, Carmine Pink 118, Heart Beat 331, Desert Coral 332, Sugar Coral 333, Salmon 334, Day Lily 335, Pomegranate 336, Palest Pink 097, Sea Shell 119, Himalayan Salt 120, Flamingo 121, Punch 122, Wild Pink 123, Coral 124, Impatiens 431, Dragon Fruit 432, Coming up Roses 433, Water Melon 434, Geranium 435, Smouldering 436, Rosy Dozy 473, Rambling Rose 474, Baroque 475, Glazed Cherries 476, Fire Dance 477, Fresh Cherries 478, Airy Faerie 400, Candy Coated 401, Rosette 402, Eros 403, Antique Red 404, Ameranthus 405, Crimson Red 406, Deep Crimson 094, Candyfloss 343, Pink Passion 344, Sweet Potato 345, Hibiscus 346, Nail Polish 347, Garnet 348, Magnolia 125, Bunny's Nose 126, Romance 127, Cupid 128, French Rose 129, Hot Pink 130, Carnation 131, Flutterby 132, Pink Moment 133, Think Pink 134, Wild Thing 135, Magenta 136, Tutu 407, Princess 408, Bubblegum 409, Pink Hydrangea 410, Cerise 411, Fuchsia 412, Rose 379, Hydrangea 380, Antique Rose 381, Claret 382, Bordeaux 383, Rhubarb 384, Soft Blossom 137, Demure 138, Cherry Blossom 139, Rose Wine 140, Bougainvillea 141, Malaga 142, Fairy Godmother 355, Mauvelous 356, Ripe Fig 357, Rosewood 358, Mulberry 359, Plum 360, Rosequartz 037, Blush 038, Taupe 039, Victorian Rose 040, Wood Rose 041, Razzle Berry 042, Lemonade 479, Fading Rose 480, Dusty Pink 481, Orchid 482, Bodacious 483, Grapevine 484, Pale Thistle 361, 207 Old Roses 362, 208 Crocus 363, Wisteria 364, Eggplant 365, Blackcurrant 366, Fairy Whispers 143, Freesia 144, Lilac 145, Raspberry Icing 146, Ancient Rosewood 147, Grape 148, Linen 043, Paris 044, Pale Amethyst 045, Pale Aubergine 046, London 047, Aubergine 048, Cloud Grey 149, Lisianthus 150, Sweetpea 151, Lavender 152, Periwinkle 153, Iris 154, 230 Dark Iris 095, Polar Ice 155, Glacier 156, Powder 157, Wild Grape 158, Serenity 159, Antique Blue 160, Silver Lining 049, Dove 050, Pewter 051, Sea Mist 052, Porpoise 053, Stone Blue 054, Icicles 319, Haze 320, Drizzle 321, Iron 322, Shadow 323, Space Blue 324, Midnight 300, Beach Glass 325, Nimbus Cloud 326, Smokey Haze 327, Slate 328, Charcoal 329, Liquorice 330, Blue Steel 373, Stonewashed 374, Poseidon 375, Blueberry 376, Fjord 377, 262 Navy Blue 378, Iceland 055, Winter Sky 056, Faded Jeans 057, Niagra 058, Dolphin 059, Deep Marine 060, Alpine Snow 443, Northern Light 444, Love Bird 445, Sky Blue 446, Little Boy Blue 447, Denim 448, Frosted Glass 313, Tranquillity 314, Peaceful 315, Oceanic 316, Deep Sea 317, Admiral 318, Azure 201, Rain 202, Cloudless Sky 203, Cruising 204, Lagoon 205, French Navy 206, Blue Chill 061, Baby Blue 062, Mykonos 063, Arctic Blue 064, Superman 065, Cobalt Blue 066, Cool Water 437, Waterfall 438, Nautilus 439, Aegean 440, Bermuda 441, Teal 442, Adriatic Mist 419, Sapphire 420, Aqua 421, 302 Mediterranean 422, Pacific 423, Turquoise 424, Shallow Pool 455, Sea Spray 456, Marina 457, Ocean 458, Neptune 459, Peacock 460, Seafoam 161, Summer Breeze 162, Aquifer 163, Creek Blue 164, Caribbean 165, Aventurine 166, Venice 067, Heather 068, Mermaids Treasure 069, Turtle 070, Pine 071, Sea Glass 072, Ocean Breeze 167, Wishful Thinking 168, Ebb Tide 169, Tidal Pool 170, Mermaid 171, Water Dance 172, Green Tea 173, Spearmint 174, Fresh Mint 175, Jungle Vibes 176, Tinkerbelle 177, Parakeet 178, Sage 073, Lettuce 074, 339.Fennel 075, Fynbos 076, Tree Top 077, Forest 078, Cucumber 079, Pear 080, Aloe 081, Asparagus 082, Leaf 083, Fern 084, Tender Shoots 179, Lemon Twist 180, Granny Smith 181, Pixie Shoes 182, Peter Pan 183, Island Dream 184, Scallion 185, Morning Dew 186, Harlequin Green 187, Lime 188, Spring 189, Pageant Green 190, Green Mist 449, Frosty Lime 450, Lemon Mint 451, Peridot 452, Spring Onion 453, Kiwi 454, Lemon Chiffon 085, Avo Pulp 086, Artichoke 087, Garden Pond 088, Moss Green 089, Camo Green 090, Peat Moss 091, Lichee 425, Soleil 426, Flaxen 427, Bamboo 428, Citron 429, Pistachio 430, Daffodil 413, French Vanilla 414, Dijon 415, Savannah 416, Olive 417, Piccalilli 418