Come along with me, behind the scenes at the Kreinik thread factory, via this month’s post. Recently, I drove over the mountains, through the woods, by the river, and into a rainbow (literally) to visit the Parkersburg, West Virginia, renovated-church-building where Kreinik makes threads. (Cue: “Hallelujah!”) It was glorious. Music was playing, people were friendly, threads and brilliant colors were everywhere. Here are a few snapshots from behind the scenes at Kreinik.
This is just a tiny peek behind the scenes where Doug Kreinik and staff make the threads we love to use in our needlework. There is an outlet store near the front of the factory open during business hours; if you ever have the chance, stop by. The Kreinik thread factory is located at 1708 Gihon Road in Parkersburg, West Virginia—yes, “almost heaven!”
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Dena Lenham, aka KreinikGirl, is Creative Director at Kreinik Manufacturing Company, a family-owned, USA-based business that manufactures high-quality yarns and threads made of metallics, silks and real metals from their West Virginia factory. Dena’s monthly column, Kreinik Calling, sheds light on the fascinating fibres that we all use and love.