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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. Pink Porpoises Woven Faille Necktie Silk Quickview

    Pink Porpoises Woven Faille Necktie Silk

    Petite porpoises disport themselves gaily on this rich pink 100% silk faille. This is perfect for custom-made neckties, cummerbunds, corsets, vests, or marine-inspired accessories for the whale watcher in your life. Cadet blue porpoises trimmed with a yellow accent are 1/2" in scale. This fabric is 55" wide.
    $39.99

  2. Designer Midnight Navy & White Dotted Stretch Silk Charmeuse (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Designer Midnight Navy & White Dotted Stretch Silk Charmeuse (Made in Italy)

    Dots are delicious! This stretch silk charmeuse is from a fine house that supplies the best designers in Italy. Boldly urban,this wild dot print is an updated twist on the traditional polka dot (3/16" in size), rendered in true white on nautical midnight navy. This would be classic as the lining for a dapper white linen double-breasted jacket, or a sophisticated cowl-neck summer top! Medium 2-way stretch Made in Italy. Silk/lycra blend. This fabric is 54" wide.
    $94.99

  3. 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

  4. Crinkled Hot Pink & Silver Sheer Silk Chiffon Quickview

    Crinkled Hot Pink & Silver Sheer Silk Chiffon

    This crinkled silk chiffon is kissed by silver dewdrops. Soft, light and ethereal, this chiffon is painted with metallic ovals of various sizes to give it that extra va-voom. With sparkle combined with super-saturated, startling color, you've got the perfect fabric for dramatic garments or costumes. It simply begs to be beaded and worn at your very next belly dancing class. 100% silk. 54" wide.
    $29.99

  5. Geometric Teal Blue & Smoke Silk Charmeuse (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Geometric Teal Blue & Smoke Silk Charmeuse (Made in Italy)

    A silk charmeuse fabric in shades of teal blue and smoke grey, with a large scale abstract geometric print, reminiscent of the work of Precisionism painter, Charles Demuth - perfect for a sleek cocktail dress, or elegant vintage-style lounging pajamas. Made in Italy. 100% silk. This fabric is 55" wide.
    $89.99

  6. Ikat  Peony & Plum Floral Silk Chiffon Quickview

    Ikat Peony & Plum Floral Silk Chiffon

    A sheer silk chiffon, with a ikat floral pattern in melon, peony, and purple plum on a tawny cappuccino background - soft and drapey, this would make a marvelous summer sundress, a delicate scarf, or perky summer blouse fastened with a cascade of lightweight shell buttons. 100% silk. 55" wide.
    $49.99

  7. Crinkled Magenta Posy Profusion Silk Chiffon Quickview

    Crinkled Magenta Posy Profusion Silk Chiffon

    A designer crinkled sheer silk chiffon, with a large scale floral pattern of a fragrant profusion of posies in pinks, laurel green, and ocher on a lively magenta background - soft and drapey, this would make a charming full skirt or a perky vintage inspired blouse. 100% silk. 54" wide.
    $45.99

  8. Luxurious Teal Blue Moire Silk Taffeta (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Luxurious Teal Blue Moire Silk Taffeta (Made in Italy)

    A luxurious midweight crisp silk moire taffeta in teal blue. This would make a stunning over-bust corset; lace it with contrasting plum silk ribbon for subtle glamor...or sew a sweeping floor-length pleated evening skirt. Made in Italy. 100% silk. 55" wide.
    $89.99

  9. Gleaming Naughty Navy Silk Charmeuse Quickview

    Gleaming Naughty Navy Silk Charmeuse

    A luxuriously heavy silk charmeuse in softly gleaming navy blue - perfect as a classic navy blouse, or even a nautical dropped waist vintage-inspired 1930s frock. 100% silk. 44" wide.
    $69.99

  10. Gleaming Shocking Pink Textured Silk Charmeuse (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Gleaming Shocking Pink Textured Silk Charmeuse (Made in Italy)

    A luxurious silk charmeuse in hoity-toity shocking pink, with an abstract painterly texture alternating between a gleaming charmeuse sheen and a matte finish. This silk would make a charming pair of risque palazzo pants - pair them with a white knit top, espadrilles wedgies, and pearls. Made in Italy. 100% silk. 54" wide.
    $89.99

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