The Color Of The Year—in Kreinik thread

If you haven't heard the news already, a wine hue named "Marsala" will be the color you see everywhere this year: home decor, clothing, flowers, weddings, paint, plastics, fabrics, etc. Pantone® the company has declared it so, and they should know: Pantone® LLC is the authority, the head, the king-pin, the standard-bearer of color. Industries, manufacturers, and design companies of all types have been listening to Pantone® for the last 50 years. So, there's a lot of buzz about Marsala.
Pantone® (www.pantone.com) describes Marsala as "a naturally robust and earthly wine red." At a glance, it's a rich, chocolate-wine-berry shade — which sounds downright yummy. You can't go wrong with that combination. We like it because it mixes well with so many other colors. If, or rather, when it makes its way into our lives this year, it should go with everything and complement many styles.

Needlepoint canvas designers, weavers, spinners, and other creative types have been asking: which Kreinik metallic thread matches Marsala? We have had hues of this great color in our line for some time, so we're glad to see it come to the forefront. Here are your Marsala options, perfect for any stitching, sewing, painting, crafting, embellishing, home decor, or mixed media project on your schedule this year. Use them singly, or work with both colors for "Marsala" thread shading in your designs.



031L Berry Red
  •  One of the holographic Kreinik colors, so it has almost a variegated look—but subtle
  • Has a red base, so it gives you more of a rouge hue on the wine-color spectrum
  • Available in Kreinik Blending Filament, Braids (sizes #4, 8, 12, 16), and Ribbons (1/16" and 1/8")
  • Use in all hand embroidery/stitching techniques
  • Also good in weaving, bobbin work, couching

080HL Garnet Hi Lustre
  • Darker shade of wine than the 031L color
  • Has a little blue in it, so leans more toward burgundy on the wine-color spectrum
  • Available in Kreinik Blending Filament, Braids (sizes #4, 8, 12, 16), and Ribbons (1/16" and 1/8")
  • Use in all hand embroidery/stitching techniques
  • Also good in weaving, bobbin work, couching
To get these Kreinik colors, visit your local needlework store or www.kreinik.com for more information.

We can't wait to see how you use them in your projects this year. Pin to your Pinterest page (use keyword Kreinik so we can find you) or share photos on our Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/Kreinik.Manufacturiing.Company).

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