Shades of royal purple, lavender, cerise and lilac combine to make this an expertly hand-dyed treat. This soft silk thread is suitable for machine and hand sewing alike, leaving you with endless embroidery possibilities. Oliver Twists threads can be seen in the work of award-winning fiber artist and SAQA member Marianne Williamson, who endorses this product as one of her most important thread-painting tools. 'Oliver Twists Silk Thread: Violet', by Jean Oliver. 100% silk, machine or hand thread, spools are about 328 yards, 60/2 ply. Hand dyed in the UK, thread is not guaranteed to be colorfast.