(Closed) do you bees know what kind of string/thread this is?

posted 8 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

My mom always called it embroidery floss.  It is used for cross stiching, etc and you can find it in a menagerie of colors at just about any craft store.

Post # 4
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Honey bee

Appears to be the same. They’re both embroidery thread.

Post # 5
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I think that the bike picture probably uses yarn.  The DMC stuff is the thread used for cross stitch and other needle work.

Post # 6
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

That does look like yarn.

Post # 7
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

The first picure looks like embroidery thread… the second one looks like a thin yarn…

Post # 8
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Bumble Beekeeper

Yep, embroidery thread and a really fine yarn.

Both should be available at most any fabric or craft store (Joann’s, Hobby Lobby, Michaels, even WalMart’s craft section) near you. 🙂

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