Silk for gift cards

I’ve just finished painting this piece of silk which I will make into cards once it is dry and has been set. Because the weather here is quite damp this piece will take sometime to dry.  I had to keep tightening the silk so that the dyes didn’t pool together and just make mud instead of blending into each other. …

All About Silk

Silk is a natural fiber made of layers of protein built up to give a pearly sheen, this also gives silk the luxury feel we love.  The silk I use comes from China and starts out as white to off-white in color.  I use a number of brands of silk dye which after they are applied to the silk need …