Silk Dupioni (54")

Sale price$24.99/ yard
SKU: SV570320


100% Silk
54 inches
95 GSM
0.23 mm
Dry Clean Recommended; Or Hand Wash & Hang Dry

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Silk Dupioni fabric is a crisp and luxurious fabric that is known for its slubbed texture and unique appearance. Silk Dupioni fabric is handwoven with 100% all-natural, hypoallergenic silk in a plain weave style using fine threads reeled from raw silk cocoons. This unique process creates the Silk Dupioni fabric's famous and somewhat irregular slubbed texture.

Silk Dupioni fabric is lavish, elegant, and will surely attract attention as apparel or décor. Some wonderful applications of Silk Dupioni include, blouses, jackets, pants, bedding, drapery, table linens, quilting, and so much more. Click here, to see a DIY Silk Dupioni fabric flouncy hem dress.

Care Instructions

For the best and safest cleaning, it is recommended to dry clean this fabric. However, this fabric can be washed by hand with cold water and a mild detergent. This fabric should be hung to dry.


What is dupioni silk fabric?

Dupioni silk fabric is a hypoallergenic and crisp fabric that is elegant and chic. Silk Dupioni fabric is woven with 100% natural, differently colored, silk threads which appears iridescent and lustrous. Silk Dupioni fabric is perfect for crafting luxurious apparel and decor.

What is dupioni silk used for?

Dupioni silk fabric is can be used for glamorous apparel and luxurious décor. Some chic Silk Dupioni fabric apparel ideas include, dresses, blouses, and pants. Silk Dupioni fabric can also be used to craft décor such as bedding, table linens, drapery, wall art, and more. Are you interested in seeing a Silk Dupioni fabric dress tutorial? Click here. types of basic sewing stitches for beginners

How to soften dupioni silk?

Dupioni silk can safetly be softened by using a clothes iron or press on damp silk dupioni fabric. First soak Silk Dupioni fabric with room temperature water, and allow the fabric to air dry until lightly damp. Next set your clothes iron or press to a silk or medium heat setting. Finally, cover you Silk Dupioni fabric with a cotton pressing cloth and iron or press until dry. After ironing or pressing damp Silk Dupioni fabric, it will be noticably softer.

What is the difference between silk dupioni and silk taffeta?

While there are many similarities between silk dupioni and silk taffeta, there are also some differences between the two fabrics. Silk Dupioni fabric is woven using a dupioni weave, and has a full, crisp, uneven texture. Silk Taffeta fabric is also crisp, but is woven with an even ribbed weave; thus Silk Taffeta fabric is smoother, thinner, and has a lighter weight.

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United States United States

Beautiful real silk fabric

This is a real 100% silk of modern magenta color. I made the dress with felting flowers on the bottom (see the picture). I prewashed the fabric. It shrinked about 2'' and made a water pink, but the fabric kept the brightness and shiness. I like it very much.

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MaryKay K.
United States United States

Silk Dupioni

I use it for embroidery wall hangings and have had a hard time finding a supplier with the colours I needed. I ordered med blue, dark blue, off white, white, red and black. It is washed and ironed and ready to use. I am happy with everything - except the white, you have to hold the off white and white sideways to each other to find any colour difference. Not sure they both are not off white. I will order much more of the off white as that is the base for most of my work. Great help from the staff to add to my order so it was one shippment!

Tatiana Y.
United States United States

Definitely buying it again!

This is the third time I am buying this silk fabric - I absolutely love it. More projects are planned and more fabric will be needed.

Peggy J.
United States United States

Nice silk fabric

Its used for hat lining and is beautiful!

Ruth r.
United States United States

I love the way silk feels like and so easy to work

most time I order the polyester silk Dupioni - but my customer wanted real silk so I ordered for FWD -- Great Quality at a great price

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Yana S.
United States United States

Great quality!

Thank you so much

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