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Silks - Painting Silk - White


Silk Habotai (also known as China Silk Lining) is a soft, glossy, very lightweight (4 mummy) silk that is used to line finer garments. This fabrics is also wonderful for silk painting, embroidery and needle punch or needle felting projects. Historical re-enactment customers love this fabric since little has changed in its production over the centuries.

Width [cm]: 90cm
Width [inch]: 36in
Weight [gsm]: 20g/m2
Composition: 100% Chinese Silk
Care Instructions: Pre-wash in hot water before dyeing or painting to remove any leftover residue from the silk worms (Seracin), fingerprints and anything else that can cause the fabric to dye unevenly. If painted/dyed follow instructions of paint/dyestuffs used for future washing.

Please Note: We sell our fabrics and cut haberdashery in multiples of 0.5 metres, so if you would like one metre of this item please add a quantity of 2 to your cart. Fabric and haberdashery will be cut in one continuous piece where possible. When you check out you will be taken to our Shopify store.




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We take great care to ensure that images in our store are representative of the item, however we cannot guarantee colours will always be accurately reproduced. If precise shades are important to you please enquire about samples. Please note that cut fabrics and haberdashery are non-refundable.