Suzhou Embroidery Uses Split Silk Threads

The embroidery silk thread in Suzhou is made of several strands of different cocoon silks twisted together. Therefore, it can be split into individual strands to be used for silk thread. An embroidery master can split one full silk thread...

split silk thread

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Embroidery Tradition in Suzhou

Suzhou has a clean and quiet environment. The people live a comfortable life and have creative ideas. Needlework is a skill learned by all women, whether rich or poor. It is even required knowledge for the girls of wealthy families...

traditional suzhou embroidery

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