Weight – 30 m/m (129 gsm) Width – 140 cm Colour – Ivory
One of the heaviest 100% pure silk fabrics in our range. A soft drape fabric. Woven from twisted fibres in alternating directions giving it a distinctive textured feel. Described as a ‘pebbly’ look the surface is the same front and back. Ideal for dresses and evening wear. See also, Light Crepe de Chine, Crepe de Chine and Peachskin Crepe de Chine for lighter weight versions. – Dry Clean only – recommended.
The processes involved in digital textile printing causes the original fabric to shrink. If you are printing scarves, the size of the finished product will be important to you. For example, if you have square artwork, you will be expecting your finished scarf to be square!
To get the printed fabric closer to the size you need, all fabric intended for scarves must go through an extra step to reshape it. Please allow extra time on your deadlines to allow for this process.
Let us introduce you to the …
The stenter is an enormous piece of machinery that has many uses, including coating our fabrics and reshaping scarf orders.
After travelling through a solution to soften the fabric, it then passes over a flat bed, gripped on the selvedge edges to pull it back into shape.
It’s a long and precise process that needs to be carefully monitored.
If you have selected to use our hemming service, we will check the stentered fabric for you before we begin to finish your scarves. If you are not using our service, it’s up to you to check the size BEFORE you cut out the individual scarves from the fabric length. We cannot re-size after your scarves have been cut out.