Five colors of variegated#8 Perle Cotton thread hand dyed to represent Ubuntu. What is Ubuntu? Ubuntu is a Nguni Bantu term meaning "humanity". Approx. 9.8 yards of each color to use to compliment your #12 perle cotton or two strands of floss.
This is a hi-sheen, hand dyed, mercerized,100% cotton twisted thread that cannot be split. #8 is a medium thickness and used instead of 2 strand of floss. It compliments #12 perle cotton.
House of Embroidery is a South African-born dye house established in 1995 which produces multi-coloured hand-dyed embroidery thread and ribbon.
As a fair-trade company, House of Embroidery prides itself on the sustained empowerment of previously unskilled South Africans. Most of the team are women, many of whom had no prior employment. The majority are currently the main breadwinners in their respective families.