FROSTED MATT is a polyester thread with a beautiful matt effect finish, the world’s first truly matt and lightfast embroidery thread. Produced using exclusive dyeing techniques, ensuring colours are intense, extremely lightfast and bleach resistant. The high definition and distinctive finish make this thread popular across all market sectors from promotional and logos to sportswear, functional clothing and fashion. Available in two weights 40 and thicker 30, Frosted Matt is the perfect choice for eye-catching decorative embroidery and embellishment.

Proved to automotive lightfastness standards in the highest category (Grade 8).

Tested for hundreds of hours under intense Xenon light

Bleach and chlorine resistant, can be laundered up to 60°C

Colours remain and don’t fade!

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40 weight. Available in 201 colours including 13 fluorescent shades

Covers differently compared to normal 40 weight thread with dtex 135 x 2.

This thin thread is to be used like a 55 – 60 weight and is ideal for sharp contours, fine lettering and small details. For extra creativity, combine matt and shiny threads to achieve amazing contrasts and clarity.

N.B. (When digitising, consider increasing the stitch density)

Needle size *
60/8 - 75/11

Stitch density
0.35mm - 0.40mm

dtex 90 x 2
den 80 x 2


* Needle recommendations are for standard fabrics and applications

30 weight thread. Available in 96 colours including fluorescent shades

This thick, real 30 weight thread is made for eye-catching volume embroidery and larger surfaces. Ideal for filling backgrounds, decorative stitching and dimensional designs, with and without 3D foam as well as for large lettering. Create stylish embroidery effects on denim, shoes, accessories, outdoor garments and more.

Colours available are indicated with a red dot on the shadecard

Needle size *
70/10 - 80/12

Stitch density
0.5mm - 0.6mm

dtex 175 x 2
den 160 x 2

* Needle recommendations are for standard fabrics and applications

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