Awesome light-sensitive thread

In my last blog, I wrote about my tour of the Superior Threads HQ in St. George, Utah. During our visit, Bob and Ricci showed us their amazing light sensitive thread. Indoors, the thread appears white.

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When you go outside in the natural light, it becomes colored before your very eyes. The coloration appeared in seconds in the bright sunshine of Southern Utah. Apparently this is very popular for embroidery on wedding gowns and bridesmaids dresses. The dresses look the color of the fabric during an indoor ceremony and then the thread color appears for the outdoor photographs. Pretty awesome! There could be possibilities for indoor/outdoor lap quilts!

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2 thoughts on “Awesome light-sensitive thread

  1. Brilliant idea for those in sunny climes. Here in UK, where spring is struggling to break through and sunshine is intermittent, you would have to be happy with white at times.

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