Sullivans Embroidery Floss is a premium-quality, six-strand thread made from long-staple, 100% Egyptian cotton fibers, the finest in the world. It’s double-mercerized for added tensile strength and to give it the soft sheen that stitchers love. All 454 brilliant colors are guaranteed colorfast and fade-resistant. Each 8.7-yard pull-skein is convenient to use and virtually knot-free and tangle-free. Sullivans uses the same 454 solid shades as DMC Embroidery Floss, with the comparable DMC color number listed on every skein and here on the Crafted Life website. This dual-color numbering allows existing needlework designs to be stitched with superior quality Sullivans Floss easily and with superb results. Use Sullivans as the perfect choice for cross stitch, embroidery, punch needle, needlepoint and all types of fine needlework, plus crafting projects and activities.