The hunt is on! vintage Gütermann hand embroidery silk colour no 700

Posted: May 18, 2016 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
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vintageGutermannsilk700this is the last bit of Gütermann silk  col. 700 (circa 1970’s)
wonderfully smooth and strong, it’s so good for stitching lace into all the holes of Old Man Crow’s very good old jacket
I have looked online & found a few reels for sale here and there but none in this beautiful grey colour
any clues anyone ?

  1. Joy Banks says:

    There’s some spools of the 701 mid-grey, also the 38 silver at this site:

  2. Liz A says:

    Love that straightedge/ruler!

    • Mo Crow says:

      one of the treasures in a blue velvet lined antique inlaid wooden box with the best set of brass & steel dividers, compasses, amber burnishing tool, nibs and holder

  3. coloremartine says:

    Its hard to get i think but in a while i’ll be walking the French brocantes again and will be on the lookout for you………….

  4. handstories says:

    I have a bit of 604 that you’re welcome to, it may be too light for you?

    • Mo Crow says:

      (((Cindy))) ’tis done, ordered a 400m reel of the 700 from Bay Tailor Supply, hopefully it will be as beautiful to work with as the vintage!

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