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We recommend Gutermann Shirring Elastic Thread for all your smocking needs.
It's a strong core spun shirring elastic thread suitable for both machine and hand sewing.
The Applications• For gathering, crimping and smocking.• For sewing machines in the bobbin only and sewing by hand.• As a tracer yarn for knitting and crochet.
Recommended needle size: Universal needle NM 70–90
Material: 64% Polyester 36% Polyurethane
Quantity: 10 metres of thread per reel
Colours references are:
Black 4017, Charcoal 1505, Navy 5262, Pale Grey 8387, Red 2063, Tan 1028, White 5019.
We offer a thread matching service for all our fabrics free of charge.
To purchase a thread reel to match a fabric purchase, add the number of matching reels you require to the basket and let us know which fabric/s you wish matching by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Or select the colour you require from the dropdown box