Threads, Threads and More Threads!
3 Kittens Needle Arts offers a wide selection of threads from traditional wool and cotton from Waverly Wool, Vineyard Merino, Silk & Ivory and DMC to elegant silks from Vineyard Silk, Planet Earth, Caron Collection and Gumnuts, as well as an array of fun, sparkly, and textured novelty threads from Rainbow Gallery, Kreinik, Renaissance and Threadworx.
We have carefully selected our collection from the finest and most popular products available and our staff is well-versed in helping you find substitutions for discontinued or hard to find fibers listed in stitch guides.
Access Commodities – Accentuate, Bijoux, Trebizond
Amy’s – Burmilana, Petite Peluche
Bella Lusso (the new Medici)
Caron Collection – Impressions, Soie Cristale, Wildflowers, Waterlilies
DMC – Floss, Perle 3 & 5 skeins, Memory Thread, Linen Floss, Satin Floss
Ed Mar – Boucle
Gloriana – Silk Floss, Princess Perle, Overdyed 4mm Silk Ribbon
Gumnuts – Stars & Daisies
Kreinik – Braid, 1/16″ Ribbon, Hot Wire
Needlepoint Inc 6-Ply Silk
Planet Earth – Silk, 6-Ply Silk, Silk Opal
Presencia/Finca – Perle 5, 8, 12 balls
Prisms – Dede Ogden
Rainbow Gallery – Arctic Rays, Crystal Braid, Elegance, Flair, Fluffy Fleece, Fuzzy Stuff, Frosty Rays, Fyre Werks, Grandeur, Neon Rays, Neon Rays+, Patent Leather, Petite Alpaca, Rainbow Linen, Silk Lame Braid, Sparkle Braid, Sparkle Rays, Splendor, Treasure Braid 8 & 16, Treasure Ribbon Petite, Very Velvet, Water N’ Ice, Wisper
Renaissance – Sprinkles Lite, Per Suede
River Silks – Silk Ribbon Solids
Sampler Threads – Overdyed Cotton Floss
Silk & Ivory
Thread Gatherer – 4mm Overdyed Silk Ribbon, Sea Grass, Wooly Whites
Threadworx – Overdyed Floss, Overdyed Wool, Overdyed Kreinik #8
Vineyard – Merino, Silk
Waverly Wool – 8 yd skeins, 162 yd hanks (sub for Paternayan)
Embellishments Too: Beads & Sequins & Other Fun Stuff!
What would canvas embellishment be without beads and sequins? Not sure how to work with beads or attach sequins? We have a helpful tip sheet and will be happy to talk you through it or provide a demonstration in the shop or in a studio class.
Here are the lines and supplies we carry to add that little extra something to your canvas:
Sundance – #8, #11, #14, Hex Beads
Sundance – Sequins, Shaped Sequins, Sparkles
SJ Designs – 2mm Faux Pearls in silver, gold, white pearl, cream pearl
The Collection – Delica Beads, Sequins, Shaped Sequins, Wonder Ribbon
Embellishments Plus! – Shaped Sequins, Bead Packs, Rhinestones, Rick Rack, Metal Accents
Supplies: Beading & Embellishments
Bead Holder – EZ Beader (magnetic bead holder)
Beading Needles – Bohin #10, Sundance Big Eye 2 ½”
Beading Thread – D-Lon (select colors), Crystal Beading Thread
Fabric Glue (for fine detail application)