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Custom House Gumnut Yarns
Wool, Mohair, and Silk Embroidery Threads
 

Custom House is the exclusive USA distributor of Gumnut Yarns hand-dyed wool, mohair, and silk threads
from Australia -- "Blossoms", "Gemstones", "Daisies", "Tulips", "Moonbeams", "Poppies", "Opals", "Buds", "Jewels", "Stars", and "Aztecs". These threads are suitable for all forms of surface embroidery, needlepoint, and counted-thread embroidery.

BLOSSOMS
wool

DAISIES
wool

TULIPS
mohair

POPPIES
silk & wool

BUDS
silk

STARS
silk

GEMSTONES
wool

MOONBEAMS
mohair

OPALS
silk & wool

JEWELS
silk

AZTECS
silk

New January 2014 -- new color family (five shades)
in Daisies, Poppies, Buds and Stars

New January 2013 -- 2 new color families (five shades each)
in Daisies, Poppies, Buds and Stars

New June 2012 -- 3 new color families (five shades each)
in Daisies, Tulips, Poppies, Buds and Stars

Click to see the use of the 27 new BLOSSOMS colors   See a fanciful Bargello piece
stitched using the 27 new BLOSSOMS colors
added January 2011.

See the earlier additions to the Gumnut Yarns thread families.

Get a free sample card of the Gumnut Yarns hand-dyed threads.


BLOSSOMS -- 2-ply crewel wool -- Australian grown and spun
306 softly-shaded colors -- 25m (27.3 yd) skein

There are 58 BLOSSOMS color families. The first two digits of each color number gives the family (e.g. 01).
The last digit gives the shade within the color family -- the higher the number, the darker the shade
(e.g. 019 is darker than 013).

View the BLOSSOMS color range -- See the BLOSSOMS color family names

Top of this page | Blossoms | Gemstones | Daisies | Tulips | Moonbeams | Poppies | Opals | Buds | Jewels | Stars | Aztecs


GEMSTONES -- 2-ply crewel wool -- Australian grown and spun
120 subtly-variegated colors -- 25m (27.3 yd) skein

Each of the 24 GEMSTONES color families has been inspired by an Australian Gemstone.
Each family ranges from light (1) to dark (5). The GEMSTONES families are:

A

 - 

Amethyst          

E

 - 

Emerald          

M

 - 

Malachite

AP

-

Apatite  

F

-

Fluorite  

O

-

Opal

AZ

-

Azurite  

G

-

Agate  

R

-

Ruby

B

-

Beryl  

GL

-

Galena  

RQ

-

Rose Quartz

C

-

Citrine

GR

-

Garnet

S

-

Sapphire

CN

-

Cinnabar  

H

-

Haematite  

TP

-

Topaz

CR

-

Chrysoprase  

J

-

Jasper  

TQ

-

Turquoise

D

-

Jade  

L

-

Lapis Lazuli  

Z

-

Zircon

The Onyx (OX) family is discontinued
(available by special order only)

Note:  Variegated GEMSTONES are not in current production -- please check color availability
with your local needlework shop.

View the GEMSTONES color range

Top of this page | Blossoms | Gemstones | Daisies | Tulips | Moonbeams | Poppies | Opals | Buds | Jewels | Stars | Aztecs


DAISIES -- 1-ply fine wool -- Australian grown and spun
195 softly-shaded colors -- 25m (27.3 yd) skein

There are 39 color families of fine wool DAISIES selected from the BLOSSOMS colors.

View the DAISIES color range -- See the DAISIES color family names

Top of this page | Blossoms | Gemstones | Daisies | Tulips | Moonbeams | Poppies | Opals | Buds | Jewels | Stars | Aztecs


TULIPS -- natural mohair -- Australian grown and spun
180 softly-shaded colors -- 25m (27.3 yd) skein

There are 36 color families of natural mohair TULIPS
(all exist in DAISIES, POPPIES, BUDS and STARS).
Color numbering is similar to that for BLOSSOMS.

View the TULIPS color range -- See the TULIPS color family names

Top of this page | Blossoms | Gemstones | Daisies | Tulips | Moonbeams | Poppies | Opals | Buds | Jewels | Stars | Aztecs


MOONBEAMS -- natural mohair -- Australian grown and spun
30 subtly-variegated colors -- 25m (27.3 yd) skein

Each of the 10 families of natural mohair MOONBEAMS has been inspired by an Australian Gemstone.
Each family has a light (LT), medium (MD), and dark (DK) shade.
Color families are the same as silk/wool OPALS, perle silk JEWELS, and stranded silk AZTECS.

The MOONBEAMS families are Agate, Amethyst, Emerald, Garnet,
Jade, Jasper, Ruby, Sapphire, Topaz, and Turquoise.

Note:  Variegated MOONBEAMS are not in current production -- please check color availability
with your local needlework shop.

View the MOONBEAMS color range

Top of this page | Blossoms | Gemstones | Daisies | Tulips | Moonbeams | Poppies | Opals | Buds | Jewels | Stars | Aztecs


POPPIES -- 50% silk, 50% wool -- hand-dyed in Australia
195 softly-shaded colors -- 25m (27.3 yd) skein

There are 39 color families of silk/wool POPPIES (same as DAISIES, BUDS and STARS).
Color numbering is similar to that for BLOSSOMS.


View the POPPIES color range -- See the POPPIES color family names

Top of this page | Blossoms | Gemstones | Daisies | Tulips | Moonbeams | Poppies | Opals | Buds | Jewels | Stars | Aztecs


OPALS -- 50% silk, 50% wool -- hand-dyed in Australia
30 subtly-variegated colors -- 25m (27.3 yd) skein

Each of the 10 families of variegated silk/wool OPALS has been inspired by an Australian Gemstone.
Each family has a light (LT), medium (MD), and dark (DK) shade.
Color families are the same as mohair MOONBEAMS, perle silk JEWELS, and stranded silk AZTECS.

The OPALS families are Agate, Amethyst, Emerald, Garnet,
Jade, Jasper, Ruby, Sapphire, Topaz, and Turquoise.

Note:  Variegated OPALS are not in current production -- please check color availability
with your local needlework shop.

View the OPALS color range

Top of this page | Blossoms | Gemstones | Daisies | Tulips | Moonbeams | Poppies | Opals | Buds | Jewels | Stars | Aztecs


BUDS -- perle silk -- strong, lustrous 100% pure silk
195 softly-shaded colors -- 25m (27.3 yd) skein

There are 39 color families of perle silk BUDS (same as DAISIES, POPPIES and STARS).
Color numbering is similar to that for BLOSSOMS.

View the BUDS color range -- See the BUDS color family names

Top of this page | Blossoms | Gemstones | Daisies | Tulips | Moonbeams | Poppies | Opals | Buds | Jewels | Stars | Aztecs


JEWELS -- perle silk -- strong, lustrous 100% pure silk
30 subtly-variegated colors -- 25m (27.3 yd) skein

Each of the 10 families of variegated silk JEWELS has been inspired by an Australian Gemstone.
Each family has a light (LT), medium (MD), and dark (DK) shade.
Color families are the same as mohair MOONBEAMS, silk/wool OPALS, and stranded silk AZTECS.

The JEWELS families are Agate, Amethyst, Emerald, Garnet,
Jade, Jasper, Ruby, Sapphire, Topaz, and Turquoise.

Note:  Variegated JEWELS are not in current production -- please check color availability
with your local needlework shop.

View the JEWELS color range

Top of this page | Blossoms | Gemstones | Daisies | Tulips | Moonbeams | Poppies | Opals | Buds | Jewels | Stars | Aztecs


STARS -- stranded silk -- strong, lustrous 100% pure silk
195 softly-shaded colors -- 6-strand, 8m (8.75 yd) skein

There are 39 color families of stranded silk STARS (same as DAISIES, POPPIES and BUDS).
Color numbering is similar to that for BLOSSOMS.


View the STARS color range -- See the STARS color family names

Top of this page | Blossoms | Gemstones | Daisies | Tulips | Moonbeams | Poppies | Opals | Buds | Jewels | Stars | Aztecs


AZTECS -- stranded silk -- strong, lustrous 100% pure silk
30 subtly-variegated colors -- 6-strand, 8m (8.75 yd) skein

Each of the 10 families of variegated silk AZTECS has been inspired by an Australian Gemstone.
Each family has a light (LT), medium (MD), and dark (DK) shade.
Color families are the same as mohair MOONBEAMS, silk/wool OPALS, and perle silk JEWELS.

The AZTECS families are Agate, Amethyst, Emerald, Garnet,
Jade, Jasper, Ruby, Sapphire, Topaz, and Turquoise.

Note:  Variegated AZTECS are not in current production -- please check color availability
with your local needlework shop.

View the AZTECS color range

Top of this page | Blossoms | Gemstones | Daisies | Tulips | Moonbeams | Poppies | Opals | Buds | Jewels | Stars | Aztecs


Gumnut Yarns threads are completely hand-dyed in small lots using only natural unbleached wools, mohair,
and silks. Colors are reproduced as accurately as possible, but due to the nature of hand-dying there may be slight variations between lots.

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