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House of Embroidery Perle Cotton

House of Embroidery is a proudly South African Fair-Trade company that has been in operation since 1995. Over the past 25 years, they have grown from a small, home-based dye works to a 10-member team with a factory where they meticulously hand dye 100% Cotton threads and other fibers. Sourced directly from manufacturers who operate according to ethical standards, their threads and silks are of the highest quality. Hand dyed in small batches with the utmost care, they provide an extraordinary range of colorfast threads from beautiful blushes to vibrant violets.

Material: 100% Perle Cotton, hand-dyed in South Africa

Weights:  5wt & 3wt

Please note that 3wt is available in 60 colours, 5wt is available in all 140 colours


  • 5wt - 11 yd (10m)
  • 3wt - 8.75 yd (8m)


  • Size 5: Chenille #18Gold Eye Milliners #1Tapestry #20
  • Size 3: Chenille #18Gold Eye Milliners #15Tapestry #20

Uses: Wool applique, hand embroidery, sashiko, crochet, knitting, craft

Images provided bySue Spargo

1B True Blue $5.00
1C True Blue $5.00
2A Morning Glory $5.00
2C Morning Glory $5.00
4B Fern $5.00
5A Bluegum $5.00
6B Golden Privet $5.00
7B Periwinkle $5.00
9B Orchid $5.00
10A Oak $5.00
10B Oak $5.00
11B Sunlight $5.00
12A Blossom $5.00
12B Blossom $5.00
12C Blossom $5.00
13A Autumn $5.00
13C Autumn $5.00
14A Viola $5.00
14C Viola $5.00
15A Pansy $5.00
15B Pansy $5.00
16B Roses $5.00
17B Fairies $5.00
17C Fairies $5.00
18A Hyrdrangea $5.00
18B Hyrdrangea $5.00
19A Aster $5.00
20A Berries $5.00
20B Berries $5.00
21A Forget Me Not $5.00
22C Lavata $5.00
23A Plum $5.00
24A Mango $5.00
25C Lemon Lime $5.00
26A Gold $5.00
27B Touch of Grey $5.00
27C Touch of Grey $5.00
28A Aquatic $5.00
28B Aquatic $5.00
28C Aquatic $5.00
32B Moss $5.00
33A Mud $5.00
34A Lavender $5.00
35A Camelia $5.00
35B Camellia $5.00
36A The Sea $5.00
38A Peacock $5.00
38B Peacock $5.00