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Sewing with Silk: Conclusion

Video: Threads magazine

Expert Katrina Walker sums up the lessons she taught during her Sewing with Silk video workshop series.

She outlined the lifecycle of the silkworm and described the wide range of silk textiles available. From there, Katrina taught a range of design and construction skills, as well as tips for caring for silk.

After following these lessons, you’ll have the skills and techniques for handling just about any silk fabric. Enjoy your exploration of this timeless and luxurious fiber.

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In this 20-part workshop, textile expert Katrina Walker introduces us to silk fabrics. She covers the gamut from silkworm to crafting beautiful silk garments, so you never need to fear working with this luxury material. Episode topics include sericulture: how silkworms are cultivated, and how the silk filaments are harvested from cocoons. You'll learn about the many categories of woven silk fabrics, including crepes, satins, and jacquards. Katrina also offers advice for matching your fabric…

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