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SALE! SILK PRINT & SILK SHEER CATEGORY FABRICS! 11/12-11/30


Britex Fabrics loves everything about silk and it shows. Silk is a natural fiber that is usually derived from the mulberry silkworm’s cocoons. Silk has it all; it is smooth, soft, strong, and lustrous. Silk is ethereal for a summer frock, and just as smart for a winter frock-coat lining. We delight in traipsing about to find you the most chic Italian silks, natty necktie silks, brilliant jacquard silks, and airy sheer silk chiffons.

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  1. Guest Blogger Pick! Designer Abstract Taupe, Black & White Silk Crepe de Chine (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Guest Blogger Pick! Designer Abstract Taupe, Black & White Silk Crepe de Chine (Made in Italy)

    This oh-so-elegant Italian silk crepe de chine was used by one of our favorite Italian designers, and it's one of our favorites as well. This classic silk features cool shades of taupe and cream in a paintbrush design on a deep black background. This would make a dramatic wide-sleeved sleeved kimono, lined in contrasting vibrant red china silk. Made in Italy. This fabric is 56" wide.
    $89.99 $71.99

  2. Tailored Grey Striped Sheer Silk Organza Quickview

    Tailored Grey Striped Sheer Silk Organza

    This grey-and-black 100% silk organza is simple and elegant from a distance, and intriguingly complex up close. Finely drawn stripes of varying widths create a sophisticated, contemporary look that is perfect for tailored garments, shawls, accessories, or home decor projects. This fabric is 48" wide.
    $34.99 $27.99

  3. Cinnamon Ikat Sheer Silk Chiffon Quickview

    Cinnamon Ikat Sheer Silk Chiffon

    An ikat-style sheer silk chiffon that may be neutral in tone, but is dramatic in effect. A medium-scale pattern (repeat is 6 1/2") features chevron shapes in black and geometric outlines in white on a warm cinnamon brown background. It would make a striking maxi dress, flowing skirt, or kimono-inspired over-shirt. It will make a statement anywhere you go, from an exotic vacation to your favorite local haunt. 100% silk. 45" wide.
    $39.99 $31.99

  4. Unique Wine & Antique Blue Checked Jacquard Silk Organza Quickview

    Unique Wine & Antique Blue Checked Jacquard Silk Organza

    This unique silk/polyester organza is endlessly interesting. An intricate design combines alternating squares of burgundy and violet with jacquard motifs in light grey with gold outlines. For a finishing fillip, the squares are fringed (fringe is approximately 2" long) in grey and gold. Whether it's featured as a dramatic duster, or swagged around a window or door in your home, this one-of-a-kind fabric is bound to be noticed. This fabric is 43" wide.
    $39.99 $31.99

  5. Smoke Striped Leopard Smooth Brocade (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Smoke Striped Leopard Smooth Brocade (Made in Italy)

    A midweight silk blend flat-finished brocade. This stunning brocade has a large scale striped leopard design in shades of silvery grey and black - stripes range in width from 3" to 10". Full-bodied and reversible, this would make an elegant evening cape, or even a dramatic shower curtain for a Carrara marbled bathroom. Made in Italy. 65% Polyester, 30% silk, and 5% polyamide. This fabric is 56" wide.
    $145.99

  6. Mid-Heavyweight Woven Copper & Black Geometric Stripe Silk Blend (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Mid-Heavyweight Woven Copper & Black Geometric Stripe Silk Blend (Made in Italy)

    A midweight silk blend woven fabric, with a tight weave and an ethnic influence. This unusual fabric has crosswise geometric stripes made of fabric ribbon in copper, rust, wine, chartreuse, and silvery grey. Full-bodied and reversible, this would make dramatic wide collared evening coat, or fabulous over sized floor cushions for your den. Made in Italy. 91% Polyester, 9% silk. This fabric is 56" wide.
    $175.99

  7. Chic Paisley Charcoal Silk Chiffon (Made in Italy) LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Chic Paisley Charcoal Silk Chiffon (Made in Italy) LIMITED STOCK

    A sheer silk chiffon, in charcoal and winter white on a black background - this intricately detailed paisley print is sophisticated and graceful. We love Italian silks - this would be perfect as a full-sleeved blouse, or as a chic scarf - tie it à la Audrey Hepburn for understated glamour. Made in Italy. 100% Silk. This fabric is 54" wide.
    $69.99 $55.99

  8. Crinkled Black Sheer Silk Chiffon Quickview

    Crinkled Black Sheer Silk Chiffon

    A black sheer silk chiffon, with subtle delicate crinkles - soft and drapey, this would make a marvelous chemise or perky summer blouse fastened with a cascade of lightweight shell buttons. 100% silk. 53" wide.
    $29.99 $23.99

  9. 17" Border Print - Luscious 2-Ply Purple & Black Striped Silk Chiffon Quickview

    17" Border Print - Luscious 2-Ply Purple & Black Striped Silk Chiffon

    A luscious sheer silk chiffon, with subtly mottled pink and blue crosswise stripes (which read as purple) on a soft black background. There is a 17" tangerine. fuchsia, black and purple border on each selvedge, flanking a 17" black and purple midsection. This is a unique 2-ply silk chiffon, with stripes running through both layers. Soft and drapey - it would make a marvelous summer sundress, a delicate scarf, or an elegant blouse festooned with ruffles. 100% silk. 51" wide.
    $145.99 $116.79

  10. NY Designer Burn-Out Textured Silk Chiffon Quickview

    NY Designer Burn-Out Textured Silk Chiffon

    A New York designer silk blend chiffon fabric in a burn-out pattern in black, white and pale smoke grey. A light and classic addition to any wardrobe, this would make a lovely blouse, or just add a simple hand-rolled hem to a length for an elegant scarf. 53% acetate, 35% silk, and 9% linen. 54" wide.
    $59.99 $47.99

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