My favourite thread. Mostly cotton perlé 8 which is brilliant for hand stitching and quilting when you want visible, colourful stitches. Beautiful sheen, and lots of beautiful shades. I used to think of it as an old-fashioned, almost obsolete, thread, but now I realise how wrong I was. I buy mine from Delicate Stitches in Kentish Town (DMC) and Tikki in Kew (Finca). I've used lots of it in The Gentle Art of Stitching which is out next month.