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Help with findinf UK pure silk taffeta suppliers

Postby Frances Perry » Wed Jan 21, 2015 2:18 pm

Hi guys,

I'm trying to obtain 6 meters of pure 100% silk taffeta in a dark red / burgundy / wine colour. It is becoming very hard to do this as my current trusted suppliers have downsized as it is only cost effective for them to supply pure silk taffeta in bridal colours, i.e. white/cream/etc.

I need this taffeta for a commission piece - a ECW colour. Does anyone have a trusted supplier? I have tried ebay before, but most suppliers can't tell the difference between polyester / mixed / and pure silks. Currently Etsy doesn't have anything, or the adverts are for 'fat quarters' or specific small sizes [usually buried in the small-print].

Can anyone help?


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Re: Help with findinf UK pure silk taffeta suppliers

Postby John Waller » Wed Jan 21, 2015 10:57 pm

Try Hansson Silks in Guildford.


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Re: Help with findinf UK pure silk taffeta suppliers

Postby Frances Perry » Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:53 am

Thanks for the references, though the first one looks like some kind of trade supplier so I don't think I could buy directly from them? There's also no prices stated on the website.


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Re: Help with findinf UK pure silk taffeta suppliers

Postby Mark Griffin » Thu Jan 29, 2015 3:42 pm

Hi, I've just bough a load of stuff from here, good weight and price as well as prompt despatch

www.the-millshop-online.co.uk


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