Gentle Art Floss is an over-dyed, subtly variegated floss that is lightfast and colorfast. Brown Bear 1191 Gentle Art Sampler rich brown floss will give your embroidery or cross stitch project a faded antique look and will blend beautifully in any wool applique or embellishing piece. As with any hand done process, there are slight variations within each dyelot. 5 yard skein of six strand floss. .