DMC Cotton embroidery floss is probably the most recommended and most available floss around. There are around 500 basic colors available. DMC Floss is made with long staple cotton and double mercerized for a brilliant sheen. The thread is made up of six easily separated strands. This makes it possible for you to very the thickness of the thread by choosing the number of strands to work with.
“DMC Embroidery Floss is 100% colorfast and fade resistant.“
Care and Washing: DMC Embroidery Floss can be washed frequently without fading. It can be washed at a high temperature ( 95° C/203° F). Be sure to pay attention to the washing instructions on the fabric on which the thread was embroidered.