Soie d’Alger®

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Soie d’Alger®to the Painters Shop Soie d’Alger® A seven strand embroidery floss made from spun silk. The base material for the brand-dyed Painters Threads thread (SDA) is Soie d’Alger® from Fa. Au Ver a Soie ® in Paris. The plain thread is available in over 600 colors. In Germany and the BeNeLux you can purchase the […]

Silke (DE) – Master Needle Artisan

Silke learned embroidery from scratch in the Master Needle Artisan correspondence course for 4 years. As a textile designer, she was of course a bit “biased”, but she always assured us that she learned an incredible amount during the training. We agree, it’s great to see her beautiful work. Even the simplest sampler becomes a […]


Threads Threads in her are what makes embroidery work so beautiful and lively. Keep your eyes peeled, there’s a lot to find! Here we present threads that you can find in the Painters Shop . We also give you tips on where to buy the threads in solid colors. There are two basic types of […]

embroidery needles

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embroidery needles Needles are the most important tool for anyone who wants to decorate a base fabric with thread. The diversity of needles is quite large and requires some knowledge when choosing. We’ll help you get started. A course participant once said after receiving the “initial equipment”: I actually wanted to learn embroidery, not acupuncture… […]