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Free shipping, any silk, any color!  Each swatch is approximately 2.5" x 2.75".  Please group your colors together by silk type (dupioni, taffeta, etc.) more info
antique blue
antique blue
our price:$25.00

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In the gentle caress of a summer breeze, as sunlight dances upon rippling waters, there exists a fabric of ethereal allure: “Antique Blue,” a blend of aqua and white woven into a majestic silk dupioni. Like the vibrant hues of a tranquil lagoon, it embodies the essence of serene elegance, and each thread sings a harmonious ode to the wonders of the aquatic realm. With every gentle sway, it whispers tales of seafaring dreams and enchantment found within the depths, and projects a sense of timelessness and wisdom...

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aquamarine
aquamarine
our price:$25.00

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The queen of the jewel-tone silks! This black-tinted teal beauty is bold, regal and dazzling! more info
atlantic blue
atlantic blue
our price:$25.00

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Feel like taking an ocean cruise? Just one yard of this incredibly elegant solid dark blue silk will satisfy your desire. more info
blue raspberry
blue raspberry
our price:$25.00

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Everyone's favorite flavor, even though you're left with a blue tongue. Cornflower and Fuchsia create a marvelous, unique union -- truly breathtaking! more info
canterbury
canterbury
our price:$25.00

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A brilliant cobalt, this rich jewel-toned silk reveals its true depth under a soft light. Dazzling and regal. more info
caribbean blue
caribbean blue
our price:$25.00

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The stunning depth of this teal beauty will have you dreaming of infinity pools and margaritas. more info
celestial blue
celestial blue
our price:$25.00

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Rose Petal red shoots through Tupelo Blue to create a heavenly two-toned beauty. more info
chesapeake
chesapeake
our price:$25.00

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A rare, iridescent combination of Cornflower Blue and Milk Chocolate, this gorgeous hue squeals for attention. Where's the red carpet?? more info
cobalt
cobalt
our price:$25.00

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A darker, more complex variant of Canterbury Blue shot with Onyx Black...Simply incredible! more info
cornflower
cornflower
our price:$25.00

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Serenity surrounds this exquisite blue-within-blue weave...a very calming color.
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curacao
curacao
our price:$25.00

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Embark on a voyage of luxury with CURACAO, an effervescent dupioni that mirrors the vibrant blues of the Caribbean seas! This sumptuous textile blends cyan and royal blue yarns, evoking the multi-dimensional depth of its namesake island's crystal-clear waters! It’s like taking a tropical vacation, where every thread adds the serene beauty of the Caribbean directly to your creations!

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dawn
dawn
our price:$25.00

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Dawn is a luminous, pale greenish-blue hue that captures the serene ambiance of early morning. It evokes the quiet moments before the world awakens, and encapsulates a sense of harmony and balance, as if the universe itself has paused to savor the tranquility that accompanies the break of day…

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flagstone
flagstone
our price:$25.00

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THE FLAGSTONE is a symbol of timeless beauty and enduring history, possessing the echoes of footsteps throughout the generations upon its rugged surface. Each piece, etched by the elements, is a testament to the strength of nature's design.

This dupioni captures the very essence of the flagstone's story: an indigo-and-powder blue pairing that produces a harmonious dance of contrasts, much like the interplay of light and shadow on the ancient stone. Just as the flagstone is the foundation of architectural marvels, so too shall this dupioni silk serve as the cornerstone for your most exquisite creations.

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frosted blue
frosted blue
our price:$25.00

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Onyx black threads shoot through a misty blue base to create dramatic coloring in this two-toned beauty. more info
glacier
glacier
our price:$25.00

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Arresting in its purity, this classic "Tiffany Blue" tips its top-hat to an iconic color that symbolizes beauty and perfection. more info
graphite
graphite
our price:$25.00

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This slate-blue base with a black shot will spark your imagination with all kinds of possibilities! more info
ice blue
ice blue
our price:$25.00

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This exquisite silvery teal is a glittering jewel in a barren landscape of dull, drab colors. Fantastic when used for dresses and gowns! more info
labrador
labrador
our price:$25.00

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This bold blue gets its inspiration from the chilly wilderness of Atlantic Canada.  A darker, more vibrant variant of our highly popular Cornflower dupioni. more info
lagoon
lagoon
our price:$25.00

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Like the cool, relaxing waters of some faraway exotic island, this aqua with lilac purple shot radiates calm and tranquility. more info
mediterranean blue
mediterranean blue
our price:$25.00

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Sublime azure waters caress the rugged shores of the Mediterranean, an enchanting canvas where dreams dance upon the waves. As the sun slowly ascends, hues of aqua meld with the deep, velvety black horizon, reminiscent of an exquisite fabric - the aqua-and-black dupioni silk. Much like this luxurious textile, the Mediterranean Sea embodies the essence of tranquility and elegance, inviting travelers to immerse themselves in its captivating embrace. more info
midnight
midnight
our price:$25.00

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Darker than Navy, but not quite as black as Onyx, this silk captures the magical nature of the most fabled hour in the day. more info
monaco
monaco
our price:$25.00

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This silk is named after an exclusive coastal province in France that overlooks the Mediterranean, where the shimmering blue sea creates a sense of timelessness and wonder. more info
navy
navy
our price:$25.00

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NAVY transcends trends and fashion eras, and is inherently elegant and versatile. It can be both formal and casual, making it suitable for a wide range of occasions. It is actually considered a neutral color, making it easy to pair with a wide range of colors and patterns. Navy is associated with feelings of calm, trust, and reliability, and often conveys professionalism and authority. more info
oasis
oasis
our price:$25.00

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Imagine you are crawling through a vast desert, joints tired, throat parched, and you finally come upon...this thirst-quenching silk! more info
peacock
peacock
our price:$25.00

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This gorgeous silk combines a moody blue with Tuscan Olive green...
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poppyseed
poppyseed
our price:$25.00

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A unique pairing of blue-violet and black, this glorious, iridescent spin tapdances on that thin line dividing violets from blues...and since this is a proprietary Silk Baron color, you cannot get this one anywhere else! more info
riviera
riviera
our price:$25.00

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Spontaneous and exciting, much like the wonderland it's named after! more info
saltwater
saltwater
our price:$25.00

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Reminiscent of the shallow pools at water's edge, this aqua-and-gold pairing suggests the gentle turbulence of waves as they crash ashore... more info
vineyardhaven
vineyardhaven
our price:$25.00

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This south pacific green mated to a cobalt blue reminds us of summertimes from long ago in the waters off of Martha's Vineyard. more info
vintage aqua
vintage aqua
our price:$25.00

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Just like Antique Blue, but with a cream crossweave instead of white! more info
windswept
windswept
our price:$25.00

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This elegant, ravishing pastel shines with striations of baby blue and silvery-white. more info
polar frost
polar frost
our price:$25.00

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A wintery, sleek silver, shot with a subtle spearmint.  So icy, it gives us the chills! more info
hepburn
hepburn
our price:$25.00

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Many of you have been asking for a dupioni the color of a certain famous jewelry company's trademark blue.  Well, we've finally got it!  However, we can't name it the same name for copyright reasons, so we figured you'd get the connection if we named it "Hepburn"... more info
wisp
wisp
our price:$25.00

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In the shadowy realm of the ethereal, there exists a wisp of pale green seafoam smoke, its essence drifting like a mournful specter through the cold night air. Lost in the labyrinth of time, it whispers tales of forgotten sorrows and dark secrets to those who dare to listen. Its translucent tendrils dance with a macabre elegance, reminiscent of this solid silk dupioni that possesses the same spectral hue and delicate allure…

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shore
shore
our price:$25.00

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A light green aqua-and-cream pairing that reminds us of the timelessness at water's edge. more info
abyss
abyss
our price:$25.00

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A shadowy navy blue-and-kelly green combination shrouded in mystery... more info
mykonos
mykonos
our price:$25.00

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Sometimes we feel that we're not just a silk supplier - we're a travel agent as well. So if you haven't yet visited the gorgeous Greek island of Mykonos, pretend you're there by adding this incredibly special blue-within-blue dupioni to your collection!

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gargoyle
gargoyle
our price:$25.00

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Said to scare away evil spirits, a gargoyle perches atop a church's walls, reassuring congregants that malevolence cannot enter. So don't take any chances! Protect YOUR next sewing project from the devil and his minions with this imposing (and faaaabulous) color!

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mistral
mistral
our price:$25.00

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This aqua-and-white breath of fresh air pays homage to the dry wind found only in the south of France. C'est magnifique!

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tahiti
tahiti
our price:$25.00

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An electric pairing of cyan and scarlet...exotic and tropical!

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typhoon
typhoon
our price:$25.00

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This moody, misty blue-and-black pairing is a tantalizing tempest in a teacup!

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tupelo
tupelo
our price:$25.00

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A brighter version of our very popular Cobalt dupioni!

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nightfall
nightfall
our price:$25.00

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As the sun slowly dips below the horizon, the world succumbs to the enchantment of nightfall. A serene stillness settles upon the land, and a profound calmness washes over everything in its path. The velvety blanket of darkness gently wraps around the earth, casting a mystic spell that captivates the senses. The sky becomes a celestial canvas adorned with a symphony of stars, their ethereal glow guiding the way for dreamers and stargazers alike. The air grows cooler, carrying whispers of secrets and hidden wonders. It is a time of reflection and introspection, when the boundaries between reality and imagination blur.

This brighter navy blue dupioni mirrors nightfall’s captivating essence. Its deep hue embodies the enigmatic allure of the early night sky, a mysterious and alluring shade that beckons the curious. The fabric's surface exudes a subtle luster, hinting at the hidden depths within, and its richness is reminiscent of the moonlit nights that have inspired poets and artists for centuries.

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nile
nile
our price:$25.00

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THE NILE RIVER, often revered as the lifeblood of ancient Egyptian civilization, holds a profound significance beyond its breathtaking teal hue. Stretching over 4,000 miles, it nurtured the growth of one of the world's earliest and most advanced societies, sustaining agriculture, trade, and culture along its banks. Its annual floods deposited rich silt, fostering fertile lands that supported thriving communities and enabled the construction of monumental structures like the pyramids. Moreover, the Nile served as a vital transportation route, facilitating trade and communication, shaping the development of societies far beyond the borders of Egypt. This lovely, deep two-toned teal-within-teal honors this historically important waterway.

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cirrus
cirrus
our price:$25.00

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That light breeze you feel is "Cirrus," arguably the most charming dupioni we've ever stocked! Why? Because it possesses an airy demeanor with tons of charisma! If your fabric forecast predicts a strong chance of sewing with silk, this bright sky blue-and-white amalgam makes for an excellent choice!

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kismet
kismet
our price:$25.00

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A misty blue-and-rose petal red wellspring of silk energy that falls between our Celestial Blue and Tahiti colors. Manifest this unique color into your life by harnessing power of our shopping cart, and it will happen!

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pandora
pandora
our price:$25.00

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This eye-popping hue is a daring fusion of our Caribbean Blue and Fuchsia colors!

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seafarer
seafarer
our price:$25.00

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A darker variant of our popular Labrador blue dupioni, this moody, misty blue recalls adventure on the high seas by intrepid explorers of yesteryear! more info
grotto
grotto
our price:$25.00

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GROTTO captivates with its enchanting fusion of watery aqua and teal tones. Inspired by the mesmerizing beauty of underwater caverns, this textile will transport you to a realm where luminous shafts of light gracefully ripple across the tranquil depths, creating an atmosphere of mystery and wonder. It embodies the allure of submerged worlds, inviting you to indulge in its aquatic hues and the play of light that dances across its surface.

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morpho
morpho
our price:$25.00

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Named after the magnificent blue butterfly (indeed, the very same one on your emoji keyboard!), this luminous mix of aqua and black will give your project wings!! Unbelievably eye-poppingly iridescent - must be seen to be believed!! more info
galaxy
galaxy
our price:$25.00

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This cosmic two-toned color is an intergalactic fusion of indigo and violet, and could easily exist a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... more info
tourmaline
tourmaline
our price:$25.00

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Named after the crystal of spirit and peace whose metaphysical properties include bringing past hurts to the surface for healing and freeing the mind to explore a higher consciousness, this refreshing, eye-pleasing rococo-style pairing of aqua and cafe au last is calming and meditative - and at the same time bright and cheerful! more info
heron
heron
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Named after the graceful, long-legged coastal bird, this blue gray-and-black pairing recalls the beautiful feathers of this majestic creature! more info
stardust
stardust
our price:$25.00

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This flickering cobalt blue-and-golden yellow will hurl you light-years beyond the colorful nebulae at the edges of the universe! more info
mallorca
mallorca
our price:$25.00

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This iridescent blue-within-blue hue recalls the exotic Spanish island that features sparkling blue waters, limestone mountains, and hidden coves... more info
ibiza
ibiza
our price:$25.00

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This mesmerizing fusion of azure blue and marine green is named after the exotic Mediterranean island off the coast of Spain which is known for its amazing wildlife and even wilder nightlife!  Can you spot the subtle green tint in the folds of the fabric? more info
iolite
iolite
our price:$25.00

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Composed of bright navy and black, and just a shade darker than our Cobalt dupioni, this iridescent beauty is named for the deep azure gemstone that embodies the spirit of journey, dreams, exploration, and illumination.  Also known as a "Water Sapphire" and "The Vikings' Compass," Iolite is a guiding stone that helps one move both physically and spiritually from one realm into another... more info
yukon
yukon
our price:$25.00

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This refreshing misty blue-and-black pairing is as cool as a mountain lake, and is named after the pristine territory in northwest Canada that is wild, mountainous, and beckons adventurers from all over the world! more info
arkham
arkham
our price:$25.00

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Named after the gothic-style psychiatric hospital from the Batman universe where criminally insane patients are housed, this gloomy bluish gray-and-black pairing not only symbolizes Gotham's haunting, iconic structure, but the darkest corners of a tortured mind where one's only companions are murky shadows and jaundiced moonlight... more info
boracay
boracay
our price:$25.00

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This brilliant solid aqua is named for the resort island located in the western Philippines!  In addition to being blessed with endless white sand beaches, Boracay is famous for being one of the world's top destinations for relaxation, and was awarded "Best Island in the World" by Travel + Leisure magazine in 2012!  This tropical paradise's breathtaking scenery attracts travelers who want to see the island's crystal azure waters, abundant flora and fauna, and diverse marine life! more info
lazurite
lazurite
our price:$25.00

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This solid bright blue is named for the richly colored mineral primarily seen in cabochon gems and carvings! In fact, it is the major component of lapis lazuli, giving the stone its brilliant color! Lazurite crystals are rare, as the gem is most commonly found in massive form and rarely as well-formed crystals.

Lazurite stimulates the third eye chakra, promoting intuitive abilities and psychic development, and is the perfect crystal for the spiritual traveler, moving onwards in the direction of a being of light.
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dark magic
dark magic
our price:$25.00

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We’ve conjured up our darkest. navy. EVER! It’s unquestionably murkier than our Midnight dupioni, and is nearly indistinguishable from Onyx black!

Traditionally referred to as the use of supernatural energies and magic for evil and selfish purposes, Dark Magic is an incredibly powerful form of witchcraft that includes witchcraft, demonology, exorcism and the occult. It possesses no remorse, and woe unto those who are unfortunate enough to be its target...

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sultan
sultan
our price:$25.00

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A vibrant, faintly purplish navy blue shot with onyx black that will transport you through time and space back to the Royal courts of the Ottoman Empire!

The Ottoman sultan was the absolute ruler of his land. He was the head of state and leader of the government, and was responsible only to Allah and Sharia law. While each sultan (there were a total of 36 who ruled between 1299-1922) had his focus, Suleiman I, also called "Suleiman the Magnificent," was famous for his advancement and cultivation of the arts, which led to the Ottoman Empire’s "Golden Age.” Hence, he is often portrayed in tandem with a reverential deep blue color.

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fantasia
fantasia
our price:$25.00

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Ah, Fantasia, the musical creation that's as elusive as a unicorn, and as ever-changing as the weather! You see, just like how the threads of silk dupioni fabric are intertwined, Fantasia weaves together different melodies, harmonies, and rhythms to create a musical masterpiece that's greater than the sum of its parts. It's a composition that is not limited by the constraints of a set structure, but instead, flows and evolves, like a living thing that's constantly growing and changing. Fantasia is a canvas for musical experimentation, a place where composers can let their imaginations run wild and create something truly unique. It's like taking a piece of music and putting it through a kaleidoscope, turning it this way and that, to create a new and beautiful pattern every time!

Similarly, the colors of this otherworldly silk are incredibly rich and vibrant! We feel that the aqua threads represent the fluidity and movement of the music, while the magenta threads symbolize the passion and emotion that the music evokes. It's a combination both harmonious and striking, much like the experience of listening to a Fantasia.

This color was designed by - and custom-made - for us, so you cannot find it anywhere else!

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overcast
overcast
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Overcast weather looms over the earth like a brooding monster waiting to unleash its fury. It is as if the heavens have drawn a thick, gray curtain, obscuring the light and casting a pall over the world. Yet, despite its ominous nature, there is also a sense of beauty and tranquility that can be found in its midst; its cool, damp air and the sound of raindrops tapping on rooftops and windows can be a soothing balm for the soul.

In the same vein, this solid, warm light gray - with a tinge of aqua - projects a slightly haunted personality: its smooth, watery color evokes a sense of foreboding, like a cloud looming on the horizon, while its warmth is deceptive, for it can turn cold and bleak with little notice.

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isolde
isolde
our price:$25.00

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Isolde is a complex and fascinating character from the medieval romance "Tristan and Isolde.” She is often depicted as a beautiful and passionate woman who is torn between fulfilling her duty and following her desires. She is known for her intense emotions and her willingness to risk everything for love, even if it means defying social conventions and bringing ruin upon herself and others.

This sartorial homage to her character is a fitting representation: the deep, jewel-toned sapphire hue of the fabric symbolizes the depths of Isolde's emotions, while the deep magenta color reminds us of her passionate and daring nature. The combination of these two unlikely colors creates a rich and vibrant silk that captures the essence of embracing one’s true desires, no matter the consequences.

This color was designed by - and custom made - for us, so you cannot find it anywhere else!

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yankee
yankee
our price:$25.00

Navy blue gingham possesses an elegant, cosmopolitan allure with its refined checkered pattern, embodying a sense of sophistication and understated grace. Its deep, rich blue shade connotes a sense of tranquility and depth, lending a touch of refinement and classic charm to any project.

Checks measure 1/4”

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puya
puya
our price:$25.00

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Darlings, let us tell you about the fierce and fabulous PUYA flower, a botanical symphony that sashays through the winds of nature like a supermodel on the runway of life. This marvel of creation blooms with a confidence that could put any queen to shame, its petals unfurling like the most glamorous gown on Oscar night. The Puya flower symbolizes growth, strength, and the audacity to be authentically unique, and this dupioni - which is composed of two different shades of dark teal blue - struts its stuff with an opulent sheen that commands attention, much like the flower itself.

This textile is an embodiment of elegance dipped in a mysterious allure, a midnight rendezvous of tone-on-tone color and texture that's fit for bold fashion statements. So remember, kittens, whether you're basking in the radiant presence of a Puya bloom or draping yourself in this dark teal silk, you're a walking testament to the exquisite artistry that colors our world!

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surfrider
surfrider
our price:$25.00

SURFRIDING isn't just a sport - it's a soulful journey. Every surfer feels an exhilarating rush as they glide along the water, a mix of adrenaline and zen-like calm washing over them. Now, imagine experiencing that same sensation, but on land, enveloped in the luxurious embrace of this teal blue-and-off white dupioni! It captures the fluidity and serenity of the ocean's waves, offering a unique sensory experience. Dive into your next project with this color, and let the waves carry you away…

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amaryllis
amaryllis
our price:$25.00

Behold AMARYLLIS, a breathtaking botanical marvel that effortlessly elevates any project with its striking solid blue hue and elegant presence. Symbolizing tranquility and harmony, the captivating bloom it is named after adds a touch of serene beauty to any project, whether adorning the human form or gracing one’s windows. With its graceful curves and vibrant beauty, Amaryllis is sure to enchant even the most discerning color enthusiasts!

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striped cobalt
striped cobalt
our price:$28.00

We've taken our ultra-popular Cobalt dupioni and centrifuged its two constituent colors, cobalt and onyx black, into striped form!

Each stripe measures 1cm wide. Please note that these stripes run selvedge to selvedge, not the length of the fabric.

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