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Silk Charmuse:
Charmeuse is made with a satin weave which is soft, yet supple and drapes beautifully. Fabric is woven with a satin weave, where the warp threads cross over three or more of the backing threads. The front side of the fabric has a satin finish, lustrous and reflective, and the back has a dull finish.
Charmeuse is most often used for loose-fitting, drapery blouses and dresses, bridal gowns, slinky evening wear, nightgowns and lingerie. Charmeuse is somewhat difficult to sew because it is so slippery. Pins and needles leave marks, so pin only at the edges.
















 
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