Tag: Silk

Focus on Pattern – Damask

It may not surprise you to know that Damask fabric is so named because of associations with Damascus. Damascus became a leading silk-weaving centre in the middle ages, but it was China where Damask fabric originated. Like Houndstooth, Damask fabric is traditionally woven not printed. Originally made with silk, it was popular amongst the wealthy,… Read more »

How to: Choose the right fabric for your curtains

Let’s face it; choosing the perfect curtains for your home is a difficult process. You need to choose the best colour fabric and decide if you want block colour or patterned fabric. The fabric that you choose affects how the curtains hang, the type of coverage they give and how long your curtains will last…. Read more »