Sumptuous Silk

I love silk. I once had a silk painting supplies business and sold acres of wonderful crepe de chine, sand washed silk, pongee, habutai.... ooh, where was I? Oh yes, silk. There's lots of it on Folksy - stitched, dyed, printed, embroidered and painted. Here's some tasty items. Let's drool!June is a beautiful handmade, tea length wedding dress. With more than a subtle hint towards the 1950s, this dress is perfect for the fun loving, individual bride. Handmade from a beautiful bridal quality ivory dupion silk. The seperate silk dupion sash, which can be made in your choice of colour, can be tied at the front or the back of the dress. The ribbon edged petticoat has an elasticated, made from netting and organdy. Lizzie Jayne.Rhubarb n Custard luxury silk yarn dyed in shades of pink, yellow and pale green. This is a 2ply yarns which knits like a light sockweight/heavy laceweight. Good for crocheting. Wharfedale WoolworksRed silk shoulder bag, created with reclaimed sari silk....slightly iridescent red fabric with orange/ pink shine. Perfect for everyday use....Invisible magnetic clasp....lined with red cotton....inner pocket with room for phones and other useful objects. Bee Smith AccessoriesAn essential for every boudoir, these vintage inspired knickers will add a little glamour to any outfit � especially if worn on their own! Handmade in antique-oyster silk, the front section is over-laid in black net with polka-dots and edged with black lace. Waistband and legs are finished with ruffled elastic and gusset is in matching silk for extra comfort. Little Sister Lucy. This gorgeous scarf is digitally printed in a deliciously soft Silk Satin. The spotty design covers the whole scarf and is chocolate, dusky pink and lime green in colour. The colour of the main body of the scarf is biscuit. A cute and quirky bobbly trim is hand stitched to each end and the edges of the scarf are all hand stitched. Hand Maid.This is a lovely hand painted silk scarf or shawl in a medium weight silk that drapes beautifully. It is painted in shades of blue and purple in a 'squares' pattern and measures 45 x 180cm. Flirty Gertie. Embroidered brooch in silk velvet on a background of handmade silk fibre paper. The design is outlined in black to give a retro 50s feel to the design. Its backed with a vintage cotton fabric. Dog Daisy. Glassprimitif

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