Thistle Threads Survey - Frosting Club
I would like your feedback and interest in a 17th century materials club.  The club would be for a one year, renewable subscription with quarterly shipments of threads, trims, and fabrics useful for 17th century embroidery in a collectible box.  The materials would be sourced from historic textile companies and most would be newly manufactured and often one-run only.  Threads that use a needle would be full tubes.  Trim type materials would be approximately 1/2-1 meter lengths (useful quantities), and finishing fabrics would be enough to finish a few smalls.  The cost of each quarter would be less than $100 including shipping.  The box size would be approximately 6" x 9" x 1.5".  

Threads would be applicable to stumpwork, caskets, coifs, sweet bags, and other accessories.
 
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How interested would you be in joining such a club?
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Please rate each of the following categories for inclusion in the proposed 'Frostings Club' kits
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Expansion of color families in current 17th century threads (purls, gimp, GST, etc)
New Silk threads (striped silk gimp, striped silk purl, silk rococo, etc.)
New Silk trims and mini-passmenteries
Metal thread trims (plates, curled trims, etc)
Gold and silk threads (gilt - silk purl, colored core silver passings, etc)
Attachements - items like hands, scepters, forms, etc needed for stumpwork
Unusual tools - stumpwork tools, needles, etc.
Silk finishing fabrics in small scale
Collectible storage container
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Please tell us how interested you would be in joining the "Frosting Club" with each of the following features.
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Options to add extras of the kit selection to the mailing without extra postage
A social media sharing site to discuss ideas of how to use
Special email with ideas
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Are there additional categories that you would be interested in being added to the 17th century threads?
 

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If you currently participate in a 'stash enhancement' club, tell me the good and bad points of it.
 

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