Why Silk Is The Perfect Option For You
Friday, 29 March 2019
When it comes to choosing the perfect fabric for your coming project, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Silk is a popular option among many for a number of different reasons. Not only is silk available in a vast array of sophisticated designs, but it is also hypo-allergenic, which is perfect for those who have allergies or experience itchy skin. Here, we’re taking a closer look at why else silk may be the best option for you.
Sophisticated DesignDue to the soft and delicate nature of silk, it can be used in a number of different ways. In addition to there being several different colours available, you can rest assured that you will be able to find sophisticated design that is suitable for your needs with ease. Here at Silks & Crystals, we have a number of designs that you can choose from, from the Mandalay Silk Fabric, to the Argento Silk Fabric which perfectly reflects the light. One of our favourites, however, is the Mineral Silk Fabric in ‘Onyx’ which represents a leopard-like print.
Comfort Is KeyIn addition to the sophisticated designs available, silk allows you to create comfortable garments that are perfect for any occasion. One of our favourites is the Georgette Silk, which is ideal for those wanting to create their own clothing items and accessories. This particular silk is highly durable and regulates body temperature, enabling you to enjoy time in the sun and preserve your body heat in the cold.
It’s CustomisableIn addition to being comfortable, silk can be customised with ease. It can be used for a number of purposes including for fashion and furnishings. In terms of fashion, you can create beautiful shirts, skirts and dresses with silk. If you’re looking to spruce up your home, then you can use the luxurious fabric to create unique wall coverings, curtains and drapes. You can even print onto silk fabric, enabling you to create a bespoke design for your project.
Versatile TextureDue to the nature of silk, this stunning fabric can also be cut into any shape, meaning that it can be altered with ease and, as a result of the different textures available, there are several ways that you can go about combining the materials. Not only can you sew them together using a sewing machine, but you can also hand stitch them to create an intricate design that is perfect for any occasion.
It’s Hypo-AllergenicIf you suffer from itchy skin or any allergies, you’ll be pleased to know that silk is hypo-allergenic as a result of its natural fibre. It works to prevent irritation while helping you to retain your skins natural moisture. Some studies have even found that the fabric can help alleviate pain and soothe aches!Whether you are looking to create your very own dress or want to add style to your home, silk is the perfect option. For more information about our products, get in touch with a member of our friendly team on 01445 712 562, today.