Embroidery thread - all kinds of linen, cotton, wool, silk, synthetic threads and their compounds in different proportions are used to create patterns on the fabric or patterns (embroidery). Embroidery on fabric using special thread - floss, toffee or prepared silk or wool. They differ from those used for other types of sewing or needlework, that they are well kept volume, strong enough, do not fade when wet cleaning, do not fade when exposed to sunlight, does not shrink. All this is important to embroidery is not deformed in the process of socks or cleaning.
In addition, the embroidery used metallic threads - they are produced by the addition to cotton or wool lurex. Also embroidery technique "expanse" make special thread with a smooth transition from light to dark.
Embroidery threads are formed in hanks, skeins, balls or loosely wound on Babin.