Type 1. The finest of the Mountmellick threads.

White. 10m length wound off the cone shown.

100% cotton, soft finished, loosely twisted and perfect for this ‘white on white’ embroidery technique that originated in Ireland.


Mountmellick embroidery is an Irish form of white work embroidery which uses white threads to embroider flowers, berries and leaves in traditional surface embroidery stitches on the white cotton satin jean fabric for tablecloths, pillow cases and other household items.


Traditional Mountmellick fabric also available, listed under the Canvas & Fabric tab.

Mountmellick Thread - Type 1