IPSE Stranded Cotton (Metallics)
IPSE Six Stranded Cotton is ideal for cross-stitch, it is also perfectly adapted to other stitches, particularly long, short & satin stitch. Comprised of 6 easily separable strands, you can vary your stitching results, depending on the number of strands used.
IPSE six strand is colourfast and will withstand both time and light. It can be washed on a frequent basis, without the colour fading. It can also be washed at very high temperatures. This is particularly useful in the case of stitched household linen.
When you use IPSE Stranded Cotton, there is no need to worry about colour variations. The Stranded Cotton has been manufactured for over 100 years, at the same factory in France (Alsace region). IPSE colour specialists are dedicated to providing consistent colour quality, in order to offer stitchers perfect continuity in their needlework projects, even when changing skeins.
Our range consists of 2 beautiful colours, on the standard 8m skein which compliment the standard IPSE Stranded Cotton range of 214 shades.
There are conversion charts for Anchor and DMC shades available here:
IPSE -> Anchor shade conversion chart
IPSE -> DMC shade conversion chart