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ONLINE FABRIC SALE *CHIC COTTON FABRICS! * 20% OFF TO SEPT. 07


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. Soft White Dupioni Silk (Made in India) Quickview

    Soft White Dupioni Silk (Made in India)

    A silk dupioni in soft white. This dupioni is pliant yet crisp, and with a sophisticated, organic texture.

    100% silk.

    Made in India.

    This fabric is 54" wide.

    $34.99

  2. Soft White Silk Taffeta (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Soft White Silk Taffeta (Made in Italy)

    A silk taffeta in soft white. This taffeta is luxuriously crisp and drapey.

    100% silk.

    Made in Italy

    This fabric is 55" wide.

    $59.99

  3. Lightweight Olive Green Hammered Silk Satin (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Lightweight Olive Green Hammered Silk Satin (Made in Italy)

    A designer lightweight olive green silk satin fabric, with a hammered texture and lovely drape. With its autumnal coloring and faint texture, this would make a beautiful light wrap or blouse. 100% silk. Made in Italy. This fabric is 54" wide.
    $49.99

  4. White Silk Shantung Quickview

    White Silk Shantung

    A white silk shantung. This crisp silk shantung fabric has a beautifully slightly slubby texture.

    100% silk.

    This fabric is 54" wide.

    $45.99

  5. 2 1/8 Yard Panel - Designer Purple Indigo Geometric Silk (Made in Italy) Quickview

    2 1/8 Yard Panel - Designer Purple Indigo Geometric Silk (Made in Italy)

    A stunning silk panel in shades of indigo purple, winter white, and black, in a geometric pattern of diamonds, circles, and graceful faux folds, with three square corners and one faux folded corner. 100% silk. Sold by the panel - each panel is 58" wide by 2 1/8 yards long", and the printed area is 46" wide by 57" long. We're sorry, but swatches of this panel are not available. This is the price per panel, not the price per yard!
    $149.99

  6. Elegant Bud Green Silk Taffeta (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Elegant Bud Green Silk Taffeta (Made in Italy)

    A mid to lightweight silk taffeta, in beautiful clear bud green - perfect for an elegant cocktail dress or evening wrap. Made in Italy. 100% silk. 55" wide.
    $49.99

  7. Cocoa Palm Paradise Gleaming Silk Charmeuse Quickview

    Cocoa Palm Paradise Gleaming Silk Charmeuse

    A gleaming silk charmeuse in shades of cocoa brown, ivory, and palest sage green, with a beautiful large-sized print of silhouetted palm trees running crosswise across the width - stunning as a loose ankle length shift or as elegant palazzo pants. 100% silk. 44" wide.
    $59.99

  8. Luxurious Pistachio Silk Shantung (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Luxurious Pistachio Silk Shantung (Made in Italy)

    A luxurious midweight silk shantung in yummy pistachio green - this would make a stunning Elizabethan corset or vintage-inspired cocktail suit. Made in Italy. 100% silk. 59" wide.
    $125.99

  9. GUEST BLOGGER PICK! Gleaming Emerald Green Silk Charmeuse Quickview

    GUEST BLOGGER PICK! Gleaming Emerald Green Silk Charmeuse

    A luxurious silk charmeuse in softly gleaming emerald green - perfect as a blouse or as a lining to dress up a tweed suit....or as a sensuous and glamorous chemise. 100% silk. 54" wide.

     

    See our Guest Blogger tips on working with silk facings!

    $59.99

  10. Brilliant Abstract Stretch Silk Charmeuse Quickview

    Brilliant Abstract Stretch Silk Charmeuse

    A midweight stretch gleaming silk charmeuse fabric in shades of kiwi, turquoise, smoke, sage, teal, carmine, and black. This unique and painterly color combination is stunning - make this into a svelte surplice wrap top and or jazzy tan top! Silk and lycra blend. 54" wide.
    $75.99

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