Charmeuse has a pearly satin finish and crepe back. It drapes beautifully, falling close to the body. The shiny satin side shows off colors brightly. Slinky and luxurious, it's popular for lingerie, blouses, pillows, linings, kimonos and evening wear.
Light, airy and transparent silk woven from tightly twisted yarns resulting in a crepe-like texture. Drapes beautifully, falling in soft, languid ripples, it's currently popular for evening wear, layered skirts and costumes. A costumer designers delight.
Crepe de Chine Scarves
A classic, drapey silk that dyes beautifully and has a subtle, almost luminous luster. The texture is finely pebbled. The weft is woven with tightly twisted threads resulting in a little spring. Excellent for all garments.
Also known as "China Silk". Habotai means "soft as down" in Japanese. It has a smooth, even weave and is our most popular silk for painting. It is used for scarves, dresses, blouses and for lining. We offer a wide variety of weights and widths. Our habotai's are the best quality that China has to offer. These are grade "A" silks at discount prices.