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Making a Silk Cushion: experimenting with gutta

Just recently I played around with an idea and so I wanted to share it with you here in this article. I had bought some off-cuts from a bridal shop a while back (which is an excellent tip by the way   and wasn’t quite sure what to make them all into. I don’t know about you, but I adore fabrics. Especially gorgeous, brightly coloured ones. Whenever I go into a shop where there are shelves of silks, cottons, etc. … Continue reading

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Which Silk Quality Can I Use?

I often get asked by people which is the most suitable silk quality to use for silk painting. What I am sharing with you here is based on my personal experience over the years. Generally light-weight silks are used for all silk painting and crafts. You would look for a medium-weight or heavy-weight if you wanted to make some quality, long-wearing clothing, such as a bride’s dress or a suit. I will be looking at silk weights in another post. … Continue reading

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