28600Re: [SCA-JML] Silk
- Sep 18, 2013Agnes wrote:
> I am planning on ordering some silk to work with from Dharma Trading.Short answer: Buy the heaviest weight habotai you can afford.
> I am wondering what other members of the group prefer for their silk
> when ordering for making Kosode. Thanks
I also like their silk twill (12 momme).
Saionji shonagon wrote:
> Habotai is very drapy and you'll need to starch the crap out of itAs a base layer I find it uncomfortable, but as a mid- or top layer
> to give it any body, possibly even line it. Even the 16mm is very
with other fabrics I think it's just fine. I have to spend the whole
day keeping my sleeve ends out of the food, but soie la vie.
THL Ishiyama Gen'tarou Yori'ie
(mka: Elliott C. Evans)
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