Pure Silk Thrums are small skeins of premium silk thrums with the woven sari fabric attached. These luscious fibers can be cut from the fabric and wound off, spun, or used with any of the above mentioned techniques.
Each bag is slightly different in colour. They are fantastic and lush. It's fun to spin and very unique for crafting, decoupage, dollmaking, scrapbooking and tons of other projects.They are fringy remnants left over from the sari making process. They often have a selvedge of sari fabric at the edge and the remaining warp threads of filament silk in the center, and are twisted into a skein for easy handling. Use them in felting, fusing, doll making… have fun! Thrums come in a bag of assorted sizes and colours.
Optim is a treatment which stretches the wool fibres to make the product longer and a lot finer. in the range of 12-14 Microns. Price is for 100 grams.
Rose fibre is made from the wild rose bush. It has amazing lustre and is fine with a soft handle.It is ideal to spin with to create fine yarn. Price is for 100 grams.
Scrappy batts are batts made from multi colours taken from the drums. They are approx 1800x300 and weigh approx 100gm.Added to the batt are amounts of angelina fibres, banana, bamboo, mohair, alpaca, silk, sari silk yarn and silk throwsters .These are not all added to each batt, but at least four are mixed in to give an amazing blend for spinning or felting. All scrappy batts vary , so that all are of different colour mixes. They are fun and give amazing results. These batts are currently in amazingly high demand. Felt makers just love them and most are sold out with a hour when we attend trade days. Price is for 100 grams.