SUPPLIES * Departure Shift Dress pattern (See "Sources.") * Tropical-weight stretch wool (amount according to pattern guidesheet) * 1 yard of contrasting silk doupioni
* 6"xwidth of fabric sew-in interfacing * 22"-long invisible zipper * All-purpose thread * Pattern or tracing paper PREPARE Print out and assemble the pattern pieces that correspond to your measurements.
The industry has "dared to push the envelope in the baby market that hasn't changed in 50 years," said Jean Kasem, chief executive of Little Miss Liberty, whose round cribs were dressed in everything from denim to doupioni
silk, faux fur and pleather, a synthetic leather.
6 Washing stiff silks, such as doupioni
, shantung, taffeta or organza, may permanently change the fabric hand.
A washed chenille tapestry comforter lined with doupioni
silk, which Chambers introduced at market, had sold very well to buyers from Scotland, England and the United Arab Emirates, in spite of its price, which is approximately 70 percent higher than Chambers' average $750 to $800 for a queen comforter in jacquard velvet.
Make beautiful evening pants from very stable silk satin, doupioni
or faille, or from wool or cotton sateen.
As a result, customers are greeted by tables and shelves filled with multicolored scented candles; rich, embossed velvet and doupioni
silk decorative pillows and lush throws; voluminous displays of colorful ceramics (beyond the traditional blue-and-white designs for which the Bombay store is known); and a bountiful floral department.
Silk has a lovely sheen, especially doupioni
and shantung, and silk satin has the most shine (4).
This technique offers a great way to dress up a basic button-down shirt, and works best for mediumweight woven fabrics, such as cotton, linen, or silk doupioni
Iz Designs, a New York bedding company that specializes in unusual combinations of fibers, showed a handwoven chenille bedcover bordered and lined in silk doupioni
, topped with textured mohair throws and iridescent silk velvet-backed mohair knit pillows.
Pennington Home showed three luxury beds that used upscale fabrications such as Belgian linen, cotton sateen, Doupioni
silk and silk organza.
The accents include denim, cable knit, a yarn-dyed plaid, slubbed velvet and doupioni
silk used for pillow shams and decorative pillows.
Further, the bedding is available in four fabrics --velvet, silk doupioni
, cotton/ linen and linen.