Find out it you should dry-clean or hand-wash your silks. Properly caring for silk garments you've made means you can enjoy them for many years.
Learn how to test silk fabrics to discover their special qualities. Then use these characteristics to add design details to your projects.
Learn about the characteristics of silk fabrics made from the "leftovers" of silk production: noil and matka. They're ideal for new sewers.
For the ultimate in luxury textiles, seek out silk jacquards and brocades. Their detail, color, and texture are unparalleled.
Nothing says luxury like the sheen of reeled silk satins. These ultrasmooth textiles make any garment more special.
Find out what crepe yarns are and how they contribute to the drapey, lustrous characteristics of silk crepe fabrics.
How does a silkworm's cocoon become a gorgeous textile? Find out about reeling, spinning, and other processing methods.
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