Note: colours viewed on a computer screen may appear significantly different to woven yarns. Please request physical samples where appropriate.
4oz (Spring weight)
The luxurious lustre of pure spun silk traditional silk feels quite different to mass produced dupion silk. It's perfect for a wide range of ladies and gents' garments, including silk ties and other accessories. This narrow-loom width produces a silk fabric that's perfect for dressmaking, accessories, or many other uses. And we also weave as sets of individual headsquares. This luxuriously smooth pure silk will be individually woven to order for you by this superb weaver deep in the Scottish borders. D.C. Dalgliesh is Scotland's last authentic artisan tartan weaver. Learn more about this remarkable mill and its products on the <a href="http://www.dcdalgliesh.co.uk">D. C. Dalgliesh</a> web site. We recommend the video, which shows how your tartan is woven! Note that these images are mostly computer generated. The shades of yarn our expert weavers use to create something traditional and beautiful for you may differ. But it will be traditionally correct, and simply lovely. As this fabric is woven to order, a minimum order length of four metres applies. As this fabric is woven to order, a minimum order length of four metres applies.
Probably the most historically authentic tartans on the market, derived from fragment of tartan cloth more than two centuries old, dug up from the historic Culloden Moor in 1946. Careful analysis and research into the original dyes by DC Dalgliesh led to a range of tartans designed to be authentic in colour and design to those worn in 1745 and before. They have a soft muted effect reminiscent of the days when vegetable sources such as lichen, moss and alder bark provided the dyer's raw materials.
Ready in: 10 - 12 weeks
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|4oz||76cm||Pure Silk||ID: 436510|
MacLaren (Reproduction palette) materials
|WEIGHT||WIDTH||MATERIAL||AMOUNT IN STOCK|
|16oz||140cm||Pure New Wool||1.6 metres||ID: 613251|
|11oz||140cm||Pure New Wool||6.5 metres||ID: 107477|