Black 19.5mm Charmeuse/Silk Crepe Satin 45"

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Black 19.5mm Charmeuse/Silk Crepe Satin 45" $19.75 18.31 $17.09/yd.
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Now available in 19 colors! 19 mm (momme) Crepe Back Silk Satin, or Charmeuse, is simply a heavier and even more luxurious version of our 12 momme charmeuse fabrics. Great for dresses! A two sided fabric that can be used with either the crepe or satin side facing. It has a firm, soft, supple hand and a luxuriously heavy drape. Being the 'Rolls Royce' of silks, it has stunning sheen on one side (the shiniest of all silks!) and a slightly textured back. The drape is spectacular and it feels luxurious as it runs across your hand. 

ALSO: Colored swatches vary from monitor to monitor and may not exactly match actual fabric. There may be slight variations in fabrics from dyelot to dyelot. This is normal. Samples are available. These fabrics are dyed with Acid Dyes, and should be washed in cold water or dry cleaned. Dyed fabrics can bleed! Pre-washing or treating the fabric with something like our Dharma Dye Fixative is a good idea if you want to ensure that there is no dye bleed. 

Discharging: Several folks have been asking if the new colors discharge. Since they are new, we haven't tested them yet, but we will be, with Discharge Paste and with DeColourant. But what we can immediately say on the subject, which any discharge artist should know, is that all colors are going to vary, from discharging to almost white, to nothing, and some will simply lighten, while others will change color. Your results will also depend on the discharging chemical you use. All of them are safe on silk EXCEPT BLEACH. So when results need to be a certain way, you MUST TEST! Discharging can often be unpredictable. We will publish a list of our results in a few weeks.

Fabric Details
- 100% Crepe Back Silk Satin (Charmeuse)
- 19.5 mm, 45" wide for colors, 3 widths - 36", 45" and 55" for Natural White only
- You can dye the white ones with Acid Dyes, iDye or other dyes for silk, and you can also over-dye the colored ones, except for black.
- Suggested usage: This heavier Satin is great for wedding gowns, bridesmaid's dresses, Prom dresses, pajamas, robes, etc.
- We found that this shrinks 5% in Length and 4% in Width disclaimer
- Colored fabric's are available in cut yardage (bulk discounts levels at 10+ yds.) and 52 yard bolts
- Machine wash white in any temperature water, dyed silks in cold water

Full bolts of CBSS36 runs about 52 yards long.
Full bolts of CBSS45 runs about 52 yards long.
Full bolts of CBSS55 runs about 50 yards long.
Full bolts of BCBSS45 runs about 52 yards long.

Remember, bolts vary! They can be over or under - we charge you for the actual yardage. If you need very specific yardage, order cut yardage.

 There are a few things you should know about our fabrics...

Made in: CHINA (CN)

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It's great silk but didn't work for what I was going to use is for. I will need to order a more lightweight silksince I use it for flower making.
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Used to make wide binding and trim on garment edges and to make a cloth belt with large bow for a simple long evening dress
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Fabulous stuff. The product description was perfect.
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A bit heavier than I expected but still nice.
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Great quality! Will order again!!
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