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Cotton/Silk Blend 43"

 4.58 ( 12 review )
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Somewhat similar to a Crepe Back Silk Satin, this beautiful fabric has a shiny side and a matte side. A Lustrous silky hand, weight similar to a 19mm silk, but with more than half cotton content. This one should be a fun one to dye because of the fiber blend. Experiment with dyeing it with Procion colors with blue content, like greens, purples, browns, etc. as the cotton and silk will be different colors, which can give it some real character. Alter Ego dye could do some really interesting colors on this fabric as well!

Fabric Details

  • 55% Cotton and 45% Silk, PFD
  • 2.4 oz per square yard, 43" wide.
  • Thread count is 140 threads per inch x 120 threads per inch
  • You can dye this with our Fiber Reactive Dyes, Alter Ego, Procion H
  • We found that this shrinks 7% in Length and 1% in Width disclaimer
  • Available in cut yardage and in 12 yard rolls.
  • Machine wash in any temperature water

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.

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Made in: CHINA (CN)

12 Reviews
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Has a lovely shimmer and so much easier to piece with (in quilts) than 100% silk.
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10 of 10 users found this review helpful.
This is a fun fabric to work with. Unlike many shiny fabrics it will not slip against itself but rather stick much like a pure cotton. It is a bit sheer requiring my dress to be double-layered.
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9 of 9 users found this review helpful.
Love this fabric. It's so soft and luxurious. I intended to use it to make embroidered pillow cases as a wedding present for a friend but it's almost too nice. It stays soft and beautiful even after washing.
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5 of 5 users found this review helpful.
As is typical with fabrics of a satin weave from different types of fibers after washing and dying there is a very faint fuzz that appears on the surface of this material. If you dye this with acid dyes (which colours the silk but not so much the cotton) the light fuzzing on the surface is noticeable. If you dye with procion dyes (which gets the cotton but not so much the silk) the fuzzing is nearly impossible to see. I ended up doing both - pass through the acid dyes and then a pass through a procion dye to get a professional looking finish. This fabric really holds creases so take extra care with stretching it out to dry after prewashing or dying. Shibori techniques will leave permanent creases but it ends up adding a layer of texture to the design so that's probably ok in most cases.
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4 of 4 users found this review helpful.
I totally love this fabric and have ordered it many times. It takes Jacquard and Procion dies beautifully. I use it for lining and sewing airy clothing and also to make scarves.
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4 of 4 users found this review helpful.
This blend has a nice hand that is easy to manage for fashion garments.
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Drapes like cotton but has a shiny soft side like silk. Both sides took fiber-reactive dyes equally well which was a pleasant finding as some blend fabrics are thick enough that the silk side need separate attention in dyeing. I have been wearing a sample piece as a scarf and have another to send to the family quilter to play with and will be buying more to make clothes to take advantage of the softness!
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3 of 3 users found this review helpful.
Not what I was looking for.
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0 of 9 users found this review helpful.
Beautiful fabric I love the durability of the cotton with the beautiful sheen of the silk on one side.
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3 of 3 users found this review helpful.
Yummy silk with a little body and it dyes easily.
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4 of 4 users found this review helpful.
Wonderful fabric for quilting whole cloths.
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Love this stuff
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