Month: January 2019

FASHION TRENDING – SILK SERIES – SILK BROADCLOTH (Fashion/Textile Industry)

FASHION TRENDING – SILK SERIES – SILK BROADCLOTH (Fashion/Textile Industry)    Letha (Malan) Oelz (You can contact Letha at: oelzletha@gmail.com… please follow me at https://www.finderzkeeperz.co.za         Silk Broadcloth Silk Broadcloth is a soft, lightweight silk fabric with a smooth surface and dull luster. It is suitable to make tailored clothes with the fabric as it holds creases well and has a […]

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FASHION TRENDING – SILK SERIES – SILK ORGANZA (Fashion/Textile Industry)

FASHION TRENDING – SILK SERIES – SILK ORGANZA (Fashion/Textile Industry)     Letha (Malan) Oelz (You can contact Letha at: oelzletha@gmail.com… please follow me at https://www.finderzkeeperz.co.za          Silk Organza Organza is a thin, plain weave, sheer fabric traditionally made from silk. Many modern organza’s are woven with synthetic filament fibers such as polyester or nylon. Silk organza is woven […]

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FASHION TRENDING – SILK SERIES – SILK SHANTUNG (Fashion/Textile Industry)

FASHION TRENDING – SILK SERIES – SILK SHANTUNG (Fashion/Textile Industry)    Letha (Malan) Oelz (You can contact Letha at: oelzletha@gmail.com… please follow me at https://www.finderzkeeperz.co.za         Silk Shantung Shantung is a type of silk fabric historically from the province of Shandong. It is similar to Dupioni, but is slightly thinner and less irregular. Shantung is often used for bridal gowns. […]

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FASHION TRENDING – SILK SERIES – SILK NOIL (Fashion/Textile Industry)

FASHION TRENDING – SILK SERIES – SILK NOIL (Fashion/Textile Industry)     Letha (Malan) Oelz (You can contact Letha at: oelzletha@gmail.com… please follow me at https://www.finderzkeeperz.co.za          Silk Noil Silk Noil is a low sheen and slightly bulky silk fabric with a nubby texture (matte surface and rough finish). It is also mistakenly called raw silk which is not […]

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FASHION TRENDING – SILK SERIES – RAW SILK (Fashion/Textile Industry)

FASHION TRENDING – SILK SERIES – RAW SILK (Fashion/Textile Industry)    Letha (Malan) Oelz (You can contact Letha at: oelzletha@gmail.com… please follow me at https://www.finderzkeeperz.co.za         Raw Silk There an are few basic differences between raw silk and traditional silk. The primary difference is that raw silk is silk containing a gummy substance called sericin. Some of the sericin is removed […]

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FASHION TRENDING – SILK SERIES – FUJI SILK (Fashion/Textile Industry) 

FASHION TRENDING – SILK SERIES – FUJI SILK (Fashion/Textile Industry)    Letha (Malan) Oelz (You can contact Letha at: oelzletha@gmail.com… please follow me at https://www.finderzkeeperz.co.za         Fuji Silk Japan was famous for its spun silk called “Fuji” silk which is a high quality spun … growth of eri and muga culture in Assam valley is not part of recorded history. A […]

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FASHION TRENDING – SILK SERIES – SILK GAUZE (Fashion/Textile Industry)

FASHION TRENDING – SILK SERIES – SILK GAUZE (Fashion/Textile Industry)     Letha (Malan) Oelz (You can contact Letha at: oelzletha@gmail.com… please follow me at https://www.finderzkeeperz.co.za          Silk Gauze Silk gauze is a woven mesh of silk threads – it will look very different to you if you’ve only stitched on fabrics typically used for counted thread (linens, even […]

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