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Ribbons &

Vineyard Silk

Rainbow Gallery RacksWe carry a huge selection of threads on our walls covered with thread - we call it our "wall of thread". If we don't have the thread you are looking for we might be able to special order it. Some threads require a minimum purchase as many thread companies require us to order a minimum number of each color.

We can also obtain hanks in many threads so that if you need a larger quantity of a dye lot you don't have worry about mixing and matching. Looking at and touching a hank of Florimell, Waterlilies, Soie d'Alger, Soie Cristale or Needlepoint Inc. Silk is an experience we know you'll enjoy.

We carry all the threads made by Au Ver à Soie® for the needlework market: Soie d' Alger, Soie 100/3, Soie Goblein, Soie Perlee, Soie Ovale, Soie de Paris, Soie Surfine, Fine Aubusson Wool & Silk Trame.

Our spooled threads include Trebizond, Bijoux, & Accentuate which are housed in acrylic cabinets so you can find these threads much easier.

silk cabinetsBelow is a basic list of our threads. We routinely get new colors of the threads we carry so if you're looking for the latest color of a line, just contact us or check out the on-line thread catalog for up-to-date color listings. Given our inventory it's impossible to have every single thread or ribbon in stock all the time. These are the items we normally carry or can special order.

Thread List

  • Access Commodities Accentuate (Madeira Supertwist), Bijoux (Madeira Black Core/Lacquered Jewels/Glints), Trebizond and Gilt Sylke Twist
  • Anchor® floss
  • Appleton Wool crewel weight (H), tapestry weight (H)
  • Au Ver à Soie® Soie d'Alger, Soie Gobleins, Soie Perlee, Soie Ovale, Soie 100/3, Soie de Paris, Soie Surfine & Silk Trame, Fine d'Aubusson
  • brown paper packages Silk & Ivory (H), Trio (H) & Stardust
  • Caron Collection Wildflowers® (H), Watercolours® (H), Waterlilies® (H), Soie Cristale (H), Impressions® Solid & hand-dyed (H), Snow
  • Classic Colorworks Overdyed floss & Belle Soie
  • Dinky-Dyes - hand-dyed silk floss, silk ribbon & Silk Perle
  • DMC® Floss, Satin Floss, Metallic Floss, Metallic Perle, Perle Cotton #3, #5, #8 & #12, Floche, Metallic Embroidery Thread, Fil Metallise, Variations
  • Fleur de Paris - Anahera, Bella Lusso
  • Gloriana hand-dyed silk Silk Floss, Princess Perle, Princess Perle Petite, Silk Ribbon and Luminescence (Silk 100/3) and Lorikeet - 9ply 100% Australian Wool, Florimell Hand-dyed Au ver à Soie® brand Soie d'Alger, Duchess Silk  & Tudor Silk
  • KreinikBlending Filament, Cable, Cord, Japan Threads, #4 Braid, #8 Braid, #12 Braid, #16 Braid, #24 Braid, #32 Braid, 1/16 Ribbon, 1/8 Ribbon and 1/4 Ribbon, Facets, Ombre, Couching Thread, Real Metal Threads & Easter Grass
  • Londonderry - Londonderry Linen Thread
  • Madeira Bijoux (Lacquered Jewels/Black Core, Accentuate (Supertwsit), Estaz
  • Needlepoint, Inc. Silk floss (H)
  • Planet Earth Pepper Pot, 1-ply & 6-ply silks, Essentials
  • Rainbow Gallery most of their threads
  • Silk Road Fibers - Straw Silk
  • The Gentle Art Sampler Threads and Simply Wool
  • The Pure Palette Soy Luster, Baroque Silk (H)
  • The Thread GathererSilk 'n Colors, Silken Ribbon
  • ThreadworX - hand-dyed floss , Expressions and several others
  • Vineyard Silks (Wiltex Threads) - Classic, Shimmer, Tone-on-Tone Vineyard Merino
  • Weeks Dye Works Overdyed floss and overdyed perle
  • YLI - Ribbon Floss
(H) Thread available in hanks

Threads/Ribbons by Type

Silk (100% silk)
  • Access Commodities Trebizond
  • Au Ver à Soie Soie d'Alger, Soie Gobleins, Soie Perlee, Soie Ovale, Soie 100/3, Soie de Paris, Soie Surfine, Silk Trame
  • Caron Collection Soie Cristale, Waterlilies
  • Classic Colorworks Belle Soie
  • Dinky Dyes hand-dyed Silk Floss, Silk Perle & Silk Ribbons
  • Gloriana hand-dyed Silk Floss, Princess Perle, Princess Perle Petite, Fine Silk, Silk Ribbon and Luminescence (Soie 100/3), Florimell (Hand-dyed Au Ver à Soie® brand Soie d'Alger), Duchess Silk & Tudor Silk
  • Needlepoint, Inc. Silk floss
  • Planet Earth Pepper Pot, 6ply and 1ply silk floss
  • The Pure Palette Baroque Silk
  • The Thread Gatherer Silk 'n Colors, Silken Ribbon
  • Vineyard Silks Classic, Shimmer, Tone-on-Tone


  • The Pure Palette Soy Luster (100% soy)

Silk/Wool Blends

  • Silk & Ivory and Impressionbrown paper packages Silk 'n Ivory (50% wool/50% silk), Trio (50% wool/50% silk), Stardust (Silk 'n Ivory with metallic strand)
  • Caron Collection Impressions (50% wool/50% silk) solid & hand-dyed
  • Gloriana Pashmina (80% cashmere/20% silk) hand-dyed


  • Appleton Wool
  • The Gentle Art Simply Wool
  • Gloriana Lorikeet
  • Fleur de Paris Bellalusso
  • Planet Earth Essentials
  • Vineyard Merino
  • Rainbow Gallery Rainbow Persian Fleur de Paris Anahera Wool on cards


  • ADMC Perle 5 & Watercoloursnchor® Floss
  • Caron Collection Wildflowers, Watercolours (pima cotton)
  • Classic Colorworks Overdyed floss
  • DMC Floss, Perle Cotton #3, 5, 8, 12, Floche (*** This is made by DMC Exclusively for Fleur de Paris, our distributor in Los Angeles. If you hear rumors that DMC is no longer making it, don't be dismayed - it is, but only for FDP. So we can still get it easily), Variations
  • The Gentle Art Sampler Threads
  • ThreadworX overdyed-floss
  • Weeks Dye Works Overdyed floss and overdyed Perle

Linen & Bamboo

  • Londonderry Linen Thread (100% Linen)
  • Rainbow Gallery Rainbow Linen (100% Linen), Mandarin Floss (100% Bamboo)


  • DMC Metallic floss, Metallic perle
  • Kreinik Blending Filament, Cable, Cord, Japan Threads, #4 Braid, #8 Braid, #12 Braid, #16 Braid, #32 Braid, 1/16 Ribbon and 1/8 Ribbon, HotWire
  • Madeira Lacquered Jewels/Black Core (Bijoux), SuperTwist (Accentuate), Estaz
  • Rainbow Gallery - wide variety of metallic threads.

Rayon, Nylon and other man-made fibers

  • Caron Collection Snow (100% synthetic fiber)
  • DMC Satin Floss
  • Kreinik Easter Grass
  • Rainbow Gallery many of their threads
  • ThreadworX Expressions (matte cotton & rayon twist)

Real Metal Threads

  • Access Commodities Gilt Sylke Twist, Gilt Passing #4 & Silver Passing #4 and many other Goldwork threads


We carry or can order silk ribbon by Dinky Dyes, Gloriana and The Thread Gatherer. We also stock several colors of YLI Ribbon Floss and can special any of the Ribbon Floss colors.

All are great ribbons to work with for embroidery, cross-stitch and needlepoint.

Gloriana ribbons come in 4mm, 7mm and 13mm (selected colors)
Dinky Dyes ribbons come in 4mm and 7mm
Thread Gatherer ribbons come in 4mm and 7mm

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