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Georgette Silk with Rayon Detail - Paloma 'X'

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This Fabric is sold in units of 50cm (= .5m; ½ m).    For example, if you would like 2.5m, then enter the quantity ‘5’.  As Cloth Edit only receives limited quantities of each fabric, err on the side of caution when ordering.   Take into account any additional length etc.
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‘Paloma X’ is warm toned and a unique option for both special occasions, or for those who like to wear beautiful fabric at any time ;-).  The silk georgette base is predominately speckled with a golden wheat colour.  The base fabric is interesting, as there are also colourless ‘X’ outlines to mirror the golden, pronounced rayon ‘X’s, and other subtle silver grey spots and lines.  There are also ivory lines, crosses and understated flowers printed on the fabric.  The whole effect is very interesting and contemporary.    This would pair well with denim (white or indigo), natural linens, or stretch wovens.  It could also be a very glamourous stand-alone dress.

For your cloth edit consider:  loose or wrap tops, with the opportunity for a statement sleeve; blouses; dresses (eg. wrap, kaftan, trapeze, tunic); a kimono or robe (short or full length). This fabric also has wonderful possibilities for a special occasion dress. 

Here are some indie sewing pattern suggestions:

  • Nina Lee - Bloomsbury, Bakerloo, Park Lane, Piccadilly
  • Papercut Patterns – Array, Maya, Nexus, Sequence.
  • Closet Core Patterns – Kalle, Cielo
  • Folkwear Patterns – Hapi and Haori, Japanese Kimono
  • In The Folds – Collins Top
  • Named Patterns – Helmi shirt or dress, Reeta Shirt Dress
  • I AM Patterns – Hermes, Joy, Jain, Juliette, Lucienne, Gaia top
  • Pauline Alice Patterns – Vera, Coeli
  • Pattern Fantastique - Calyx
  • Friday Pattern Company - Wilder Gown, Square Neck Top, Sagebrush Top.
Silk georgette is delicate, as it is so fine, but it’s comparatively strong.  It’s absorbent, warm, resilient and quite elastic.  It is perfect for a transitional garment, but given the right style, would be wonderful throughout summer.   

 

 Type of Cloth

 Woven; applied Rayon embellishments; some printing.

Fibre Content

 Silk and Rayon

Width

 112cm

Weight / GSM

 Light weight; approx. 55gsm 

Colour

 White base, with some silver grey, but predominately golden wheat. Gold embellishment and ivory print. 

Stretch/Grain

 None

Stretch/Cross Grain

 None

Hand

 Slight georgette texture; soft and silky; cool hand.

Finish

 Matt with soft shine from the ‘X’ design.

Transparency

 Sheer

Drapability

 Excellent; close to the body

Cloth Care:

While silk is strong, it is very elastic and thus machine washing is out of the question.  The general advice is to Dry Clean only.  Hand Wash at your own risk.  If you risk hand-washing, always test a sample of fabric first.  If a printed fabric ‘bleeds’ then you need to Dry Clean.  Wash solid colours separately.  Silk can only be hand wash using a gentle detergent such as a baby shampoo or specialist silk detergent as the chemicals and bleach in regular washing liquids and powders will damage the cloth and make it dull.  If hand washing use cool water.  Hot water is harmful.  Wash inside out and handle the garment or cloth with care.  Gently move around the soapy water.  You can let it soak for a little while.  Rinse by gently holding the cloth or garment in your hands until the water runs clear.  Do not bleach, wring, or tumble dry. Do not spot clean silk.  Dry flat in shade as the sun can yellow light colours.  Use a warm iron and spot test. 

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Georgette Silk with Rayon Detail - Paloma 'X'

Georgette Silk with Rayon Detail - Paloma 'X'

$14.95
Fabric (eg. 2.5m = '5')
Fabric Swatch Only
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