Au Ver à Soie

Since 1820, Au Ver à Soie passed through ages with the same objectives – quality and respect of silk. They are well known for the silk threads they produce and respecting the old way of working with silk thread through tradition and technology. Types of silk threads Au Ver a Soie create include pure silk, spun silk, metallic threads au sextant, silk bourette, silk braid and silk lace. SSS Pty Ltd is a proud Australian distributor of Au Ver a Soie.

SOIE D’ALGER®

• 623 Colours
• This silk is loosely plyed and can be split easily
• It is made of the best quality spun silk (called strusas) which gives it an unrivaled regularity, lustrous and softness
• The thread does not snarl in the needle and has a good tensile strength
• Resists very well to abrasion
• Considered as a reference thread in all needlework activities
Hand applications: Carpets, tapestries, and embroideries restoration and creation, trimmings, cross stitch, counted thread, needlepoint, embroidery, hardanger, lace making, blackwork, ribbon embroidery, stumpwork, smocking, quilting, crazy quilting, crewel and miniature
Machine applications: Weaving, knitting, embroidery, large topstitching (on fabrics)

 

SOIE OVALE (FLAT SILK)

• A low twist filament silk that is smooth, soft, and lustrous
• 59 Colours
• This silk is loosly plyed and can be split easily
• Made of the best qualities of raw silk which give it an unrivalled brightness and softnes
• Thread does not snarl in the needle and has a good tensile strength
• Resists very well to abrasion
• Dyed in skeins to guarantee an homogeneous colour

 

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