Few more words on silk as lining

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Of course when speaking about using silk as a lining I have to mention china silk – often refered as habotai, habutai or pongee.

The china silk is lightweight, sheer and plain-weave fabric. It is perfect to use as a lining for summer garments.
I have bought this yellow and light blue silk fabric this year for my summer jacket(s) and dresses in Chinese online shop. On the HelloSilk website you will find all needed information about different kind of silk, use, sewing advised, etc.. In the online shop you may order silk in millions colours.

For the use in garments you will use the 8mm china silk however it is not recommended to use it in the fitted garments style as the seams could tear from the stress.

Silk habotai - perfect as lining for summer garments

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Wonderful silk straight from China!

Thanks to Izabella, who has ordered the silk in China and made wonderful blouse from it, about week ago I have ordered online silk organza and silk habotai for lining in this Chinese online shop.

On the HelloSilk website you will find all needed information about different kind of silk, use, sewing advised, etc.. In the online shop you may order silk in millions colours.
If you are not so sure which type of silk would suite the best to your purpose – just contact Zoe – she is so helpful!

When I came back from my short business trip on Saturday evening the package was waiting for me…

Wonderful silk straight from China

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