Artisanal Eri "Peace" Silk Twill - Teal

$42.00 USD / yard($21.00 USD / half-yard)
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Artisanal Eri "Peace" Silk Twill - Teal - Swatch

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We're deeply proud to offer this beautiful, artisanally produced textile. Made from eri silk and spun and loomed by a woman-owned and operated co-op located in India, this gorgeous fabric has a distinct twill weave and comes in a rainbow of soft pastel shades. Unlike traditional silk, eri silk (also known as "peace silk") is harvested _after _the silk worms have woven their cocoon. The moths are not harmed in the process and fly away when their cocoon is complete. As a result, eri fibres aren't a continuous length, which results in a slubby yet soft texture, loaded with character and dimension. Midweight with a soft drape, it's exceptional thermoregulation properties will keep you cool in summer, warm in the winter, and swaddled in this very special silk all year long. We suggest it for button-down shirts, blouses, flowy dresses and loose-fitting trousers. Fully opaque, it does not require a lining.

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52in / 132 cm
140 gsm / 4.2 oz/yd²
100% Silk
Pantone Colour
17-4911 TCX
Completely Opaque
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Gütermann All Purpose rPET Recycled Thread - Teal 223

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Lightweight Fusible Woven Interfacing - White

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Ethically Produced Peace Silk

Our supplier focuses on ethical consumption, with fibres and fabric woven by fairly paid weavers and artisans in India. This particular fabric was made from the abandoned cocoons of Eri Silkworms, meaning it is cruelty-free and requires less water to produce than other silk yarns. Only natural and azo-free dyes are used in its production.

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Cruelty-free, certified by ASSOCHAM GEM


Low impact dyes + Woman-owned and operated artisan co-op,


Long lifespan + No microplastics from washing



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Care Instructions


Always pretreat fabric before sewing to remove chemical sizing from the manufacturing process. Pre-washing also gives you a better sense of the true drape and handfeel of a fabric. We recommend washing and drying fabric in the same way you intend to wash your finished garment. Be sure to separate brights and colours, as some dyes and prints may run the first few times you wash them.

Fabric Tips

Use a warm iron to press; a press cloth will help prevent 'shine' left from a too hot iron. Silk tends to be a bit shifty so use an extra sharp pair of shears or rotary cutter and pattern weights to cut your fabric.

Shipping & Returns

From our studio in beautiful Montreal, Canada, we are delighted to ship to makers worldwide. Shipping is free on U.S. and Canadian orders over $150. U.S. and Canadian orders ship in 3-7 business days, and international orders take between 12-40 days.

We are committed to investing in sustainability initiatives to counteract the environmental impact of shipping. We offset our carbon footprint by contributing funds to forest conservation projects for every package shipped.

We leave a 36 hour buffer before shipping to allow for cancelled orders. Once your order is cut, it is final. For more questions on shipping and returns, consult our Shipping & Returns FAQ.

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Amelia reid
Peace silk

Ridiculously beautiful fabric.

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