Released in 2013 but still hard to find in stores, these 35 new colors of DMC Cotton Embroidery Floss are a luscious palette of gorgeous colours! As with all their six-strand cotton floss, they are made from long staple Egyptian cotton and double mercerized for a brilliant sheen, and is the most recommended floss in the world. This premium thread is made up of six size 25 easily separated strands, which allows you to customize the thickness of the thread by choosing the number of strands. DMC Embroidery Floss is 100% colorfast and fade resistant.