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Sourcing the Impossible Fabric

demo5

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I have gone up and down the net looking for black silk pique fabric from which to make a tuxedo? Does anyone have any suggestions on where to go?

Thanks.
 

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I honestly don't mean to be a humbug, but why would you want to make a tux from silk? It would be hotter than wool and wouldn't last as long. Or do you mean silk for the facings?
 

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Originally Posted by demo5
I have gone up and down the net looking for black silk pique fabric from which to make a tuxedo? Does anyone have any suggestions on where to go?

Thanks.


I don't know about pique but Dupioni is a classic choice for a DJ. Try Fishmans. Call them because only a fraction of their inventory is on the site.

http://www.fishmansfabrics.com/menu_01_slk.htm#silks
 

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I would contact Beckenstein. They represent Scabal. Sound like the over the top sort of Fabric that they might have. It might be frightfully expensive.

Ask for Jon 212 475-6666


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