Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ahimsa Silk Knit Jersey – VINTAGE MEMORIES Palette

Ahimsa Silk Knit Jersey is beautiful inside out. Silk yarn for this fabric is produced through a patented process which does not harm silk worms. Ahimsa Silk Knit Jersey is made only from cocoons discarded after the silk moth has naturally emerged. Yarn … Continue reading

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Menchijimi or Cotton Crepe

Menchijimi or cotton crepe is a divine fabric for summer fashions and decor. The shibos (crinkled effect) in cotton crepe is created by weaving high twist yarns in 20s – 100s. As the thread count goes higher, shibos get finer. … Continue reading

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The Enchanted Grotto collection

Yesterday, my new silks arrived from Don’s dye shop.  Quite a bit of uncharted waters for me here with batiked silks and understandably, there has been much nail biting and excitement. With colors, there’s always that slip between intended and … Continue reading

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