|Suitable For:||Dresses, Skirts|
This silk shantung taffeta boasts a black color. It is characterized by a fair amount of body and crisp, yet is slightly softer than your average silk taffeta. Made of pure silk, our cloth has a polished finish and a breathable nature. This fabric makes lovely folds and pleats and is most suitable for creating sculptured outfits and corset tops.
Silk taffeta is a plain woven fabric with a smooth, lustrous surface. It has a crisp handle and a distinctive rustle and provides lots of body. The name is derived from Persian and means 'twisted woven'. Silk taffeta comes in various weights and designs. It can be solid, printed, with a moire pattern or an iridescent effect. Such fabrics are used for dresses, skirts, lightweight coats and suits.
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All fabrics on our website are priced by the running meter. The term "running meter" or "linear meter" is used in the fabric industry.
To convert meters to yards, use the conversion factor 0.9144. In other words,
1 Yard = 0.9144 Meters
1 Metre = 1.0936 Yards