Double charm: long silk scarf

The print on the  fabric used for the ends of this scarf is so simple but so effective!  The motif is very highly stylised, but the close repeat and the delicate colours make for a very lively impression.  The fabric itself is a lovely light crepe de chine, which flows and drapes beautifully. Fortunately, I … Continue reading

A random piece of silk

In amongst the velvet frocks and other treasures that came to me from a friend who was passing on things from her mother and grandmother was a piece of twilled silk in a gloriously colourful print, that had somehow not been made up into the skirt it had clearly been intended for. It presented a … Continue reading