|Suitable For:||Blouses, Dresses, Skirts|
This silk crepe de chine features a pink floral print on a jet black background. It has an opaque texture and a crepe-like feel. With its medium weight and matt sheen, it is a lovely choice for spring/summer dresses, blouses and skirts.
Silk has always been a highly prized cloth since it was first obtained thousands of years ago in China. Perfectly natural and breathable, it is considered the ‘queen of the fabrics’ and comes in a wide variety of textures. Silk is generally used in textiles and is one of the most popular choices both for evening dresses and casual wear – all because of its look, feel and hand. Silk fabrics are not only lightweight, but also resilient and strong. Floral prints are considered some of the most fashionable.
Silk crepe de chine is a plain woven fabric created from high twist yarns. It has a soft, slightly rough texture and is either opaque or semi-opaque. Crepe de chine (from French ‘crepe of China’) has an amazing drape and is characterized by a matt sheen. This fabric is surprisingly durable. Silk crepe de chines are available both in solid colors and in prints. They are often used for dresses and blouses, as well as skirts and other spring/summer apparel.
Silk crepe de chine, as well as many other lightweight woven fabrics, is quite tricky to sew. Due to its slippery nature, this fabric can be a real challenge for those who have just started their sewing lessons. There are several tips that can help you turn this silk chiffon into a beautiful piece of clothing.
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All fabrics on our website are priced by the 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