Leaders in Dimensional Embroidery

EdMar 100% Rayon Embroidery Threads

The luster and quality of EdMar rayon threads are unmatched for all types of hand needlework. These threads are colorfast and can even be machine washed.

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EdMar Rayon Threads are manufactured in our facility in Meridian, Idaho.

Our threads are spun from only the highest quality materials on spinning machines dedicated to a high level of spinning quality. The resulting threads are superior to any rayon hand embroidery threads on the market anywhere in the world today.

The threads are hand dyed in over 240 color combinations, many with intricate color-changing variegations. The inimitable colors and styles of the EdMar line are what grab the attention of stitchers world-wide. The unsurpassed quality is what brings them back again and again.

Although EdMar threads are primarily used in Brazilian style dimensional embroidery, it's uses in a wide range of needleworks are quickly being recognized. From cross-stitch to tassle-making, needle artists around the world are discovering the wonderful quality, color, smoothness, and sheen only EdMar threads deliver.

EdMar rayon threads are colorfast, meaning the color will not fade or change under normal washing , handling, and exposure. This does not mean that they are impervious to damage. Bleaches will bleach the thread, solvents, acids, and alkaline substances will damage the thread and prolonged exposure to sunlight may fade or change certain colors. With a little care, your embroidery projects will last for generations with the same brilliance and luster as it had on the day you finished it. Although the threads are colorfast, some colors are more prone to bleeding than others. This is particularly true with the reds due to the large amount of dye needed to color the thread. Bleeding occurs when excess dye is released from the fiber and drawn onto the fabric. Excess dye is not permanent and will wash out completely. To reduce the chances that your embroidery will bleed, dry the piece promptly after washing. If you find that colors have bled, immerse the article in hot water and detergent for 30 minutes and then rinse in cold water until all of the detergent is gone. Dry the article promptly to prevent the fabric from wicking any excess dye from your embroidery.

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