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A host of feminine garments are waiting to be made from this elegant, matte, sateen backed crepe. Lilac Mist - Matte Sateen Backed Crepe has a beautiful viscous medium weight drape and is otherwise stable, both width and lengthwise. Boasting an elegant misty lilac tone, evoking images of elegant dresses from the '40s & '50s
Its sateen side is soft to touch with a lightly textured appearance. The crepe side is a traditional, quality, medium dress-weight crepe finish, which boasts a fine grainy texture.
Fabrics with this beautiful drape and handle are just waiting for be transformed into beautiful day dresses, bridesmaids or prom dresses. Why not use the matte side as a substitute for wool crepe to make palazzo or evening pants with a matching jacket, using the matte sateen side as a subtle contrast on collars pocket flaps etc. 1940s style dresses will make up brilliantly using this versatile fabric - using the matte and crepe sides for contrasting cuffs, collars, neck bands and cover buttons. Create Doris Day style '50s dresses with fitted bodices, nipped in waistlines and full circle or flared skirts.
Treat yourself to some movie star glamour and create lounge wear with style! Charm Patterns - Harlow Pyjamas and Rose Dressing Gown are sure to make you feel a million dollars. For something a little less costume-like, choose kimono style robes, add some contrasting quality lace in black for instant glamour!
Composition: 70% Acetate 30% Viscose
Width: 131cm / 51.5inch
Pattern repeat: N/A