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Valdani Pearl Cotton

Valdani creates exceptionally beautiful Perle Cotton, hand-dyed in lead-free dyes and guaranteed colorfast for any embroidery, quilting, appliqué, crochet, punchneedle, rug-hooking, thread embellishment project. 100% long staple Egyptian Cotton. Slightly heavier than DMC, for better coverage and enhanced decorative effect. Perle Cotton is made in three sizes (5, 8 and 12), in stunning single colors or variegated designer collections.

  • Size 12 (the finest) - For: patterns where you want a finer thread for more definition, in Sewing, Embroidery, Stitching, Quilting, Crochet, Punchneedle, heavier Tatting.
  • Size 8 (medium weight) - For: Sewing, Stitching, Hand Quilting, Appliqué, Crochet, heavier Punchneedle, Rug-Hooking, Bobbin Work.
  • Size 5 (heavy) - For: Heavy decorative sewing, Stitching, Quilting, Bobbin Work, Crochet, Rug-Hooking, Tassel and Fringe-Making.

The same colors are made in all three sizes. For machine quilting or stitching you can successfully use Pearl Cotton Size 12 both top and bobbin. All the other sizes are recommended for bobbin work. 

Valdani Perle Cotton is available in both solid and variegated colors. 

To help you understand the product codes for Valdani Variegated Pearl Cotton: The 12 JPs create the "Muddy Monet" Collection.  The Ps are for the "Vintage Hues Sampler" for J. Paton." The Hs create the "Heirloom" collection. The Os are the "Shaded". The Ms and Vs stand for "Multicolors" and "Vibrants."