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Charmeuse Hemp Silk - 68%H 32%S - 5oz

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£29.75
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Availability: 49
SKU
20HEMPCHARMEUSESILK5
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A luxurious silken hemp fabric, that is a true delight! This Charmeuse Satin has a wonderful satin sheen on one side and a matt on the other. The strength of Hemp combined with the beauty and softness of Silk means this fabric is probably the first silk fabric that can be used in upholstery and still hold its shape, as well as making stunning clothes.

Product Specification

Material68% Organic Hemp, 32% Silk
ColourCreamy White
Weight170gsm
Width145cm
ManufacturingWoven
Yarn Spec20/22D/2x18n (warp x weft)
Textile FinishingPFD
Surface and Feelshiny, silky, smooth
Featuresanti-bacterial, UV resistant, breathable, pre-washed
Country of OriginChina
Yarn OriginChina
CertificatesNone
CareHand wash cool or Dry Clean
UsesEvening wear, Bridal wear, Sleepwear, Tops, Bottoms, Bed linen

A luxurious silken hemp fabric, that is a true delight! This Charmeuse Satin has a wonderful satin sheen on one side and a matt on the other. The strength of Hemp combined with the beauty and softness of Silk means this fabric is probably the first silk fabric that can be used in upholstery and still hold its shape, as well as making stunning clothes.

This sustainable silk fabric is perfect for making evening dresses, wedding dresses, bridal wear, sleepwear, bathrobes, or luxurious bedding. There are simply so many possibilities with this luxury fabric! The high quantity of hemp (68%) in this eco-friendly fabric provides added durability, while the silk (32%) adds softness and a silky sheen.

A few things to consider when buying our fabrics...

Shrinkage

Please note, natural fabrics will shrink when washed anywhere from 5%-12% depending upon the weave and composition. Always pre-wash first to desired temperature.

All natural fabrics will shrink unless they have been hammered by high temperature washes, treatments and finishes - all of that contributes to a larger footprint on our planet - at the hemp shop we never do that.

Priced by the metre

Priced per full metre length plus offers on 10m, 25m, 50m & 100m. For orders of 50m and above, please contact us for stock/delivery times.

Always order a swatch first

We always recommend checking with a new swatch before ordering, as the minimal treatment and organic cultivation methods may result in subtle changes in the hemp fibres from batch to batch. So the fabric you bought last year might be subtly different to the fabric you buy today.

Check for faults, imperfections or marks

Please check the fabric for any faults, imperfections or marks as soon as it arrives, as we are unable to accept returns of washed or cut fabric. Due to the minimal sustainable methods used during the production of the yarns, our fabrics are never intensively bleached, and as such they retain all of their natural character. Slubs and slight discolourations in hemp fabrics are not flaws, they are part and parcel of working with such pure and natural fibres.

Cut fabrics are non-refundable

Please note, that once sent, all cut fabrics are non-refundable so please order a swatch if uncertain.

Hemp fabric is...

Biodegradable, compostable and recyclable

Hemp is a natural plant fibre. It is 100% biodegradable and does not harm the environment in any way!

Thermodynamic

It keeps you warm when it’s cool and cool when it’s hot.

Antibacterial, antifungal and anti-allergen

Hemp naturally fights off bacteria and fungi such as mold, keeping your fabric smelling fresh. It's also hypoallergenic, making it a perfect choice for anyone with allergies to other natural fibres.

Breathable and insulating

Hemp’s hollow shafts mean it is breathable, and also insulating.

UV resistant

Hemp is the worlds only naturally UV resistant fabric, perfect for keeping the harmful rays of the sun from damaging your skin.

Durable

Hemp is an extremely durable, hard wearing fabric. 5x the tensile strength of cotton and 3x more durable. It also gets softer with age.

Absorbent

Hemp is a highly absorbent fabric, meaning it retains the colour and quality when dyed, much more than cotton or linen.

Strong structure

Hemp doesn’t lose shape easily and having an elastic fibre, results in less creasing when compared to some other natural fibres.

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More Information
Fabric TypeSilk Blend
Fabric CompositionHemp/Silk Blend
Classifications100% Natural, Breathable, Eco World, Oxygen bleached, Pre-shrunk, Reactive Dye, UV Safe
Applicable Dangerous Goods RegulationsNot Applicable
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Yarn Spec: 20/22D/2x18n (warp x weft)
Density: 252 x 57 (end/pick per sq inch)
Weight: 5oz/yd2 / 170g/m2
Width: 57 inches / 145cm
Fabric: 68% Hemp / 32% Silk
Colour: Natural - semi bleach (eco oxygen)