"Needlepaints" specialty thread is 100% Egyptian cotton, dyed in Japan, and processed in the United States. The threads sourced by Marilyn Leavitt-Imblum for her designs.There are two colour families each one has the palest pale version and darkens down to the darkest dark of that colour. The third colour family, Robin's Egg blue shades, has not been able to be reproduced and Marilyn recommends using blends of DMC 500, 501, 502, 503 & 504 as substitutes. Colourfast.
The colours in the collection are (shade numbers are light to dark):
- 6 shades of Lavender/Blue [2001-2006]
- 5 shades of Orchid [2007-2011]