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Batik Rayon - Marbled Crimson Calla Lilies

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Product Description

The Bali Effect batik is made from the finest quality rayon available in Southeast Asia. This fabric is especially milled with a dense thread count so that it wrinkles less, dyes beautifully and sews easily. The best quality dyes are used to ensure colourfastness wash after wash.

The sophisticated calla lily is based on a design by Diane Ericson (slightly modified for placement). This fabric coordinates with Crimson Marbled Batik Rayon.

To create this fabric, the calla lily image was first stamped on the white fabric with wax. Then the fabric was hand-manipulated and dyes applied to the fabric on long tables in the batik factory in Bali to create the marbling effect.  After boiling off the wax, the fabric was over-dyed with the red you see in the calla lilies. The fabric is then pinned up to dry, resulting in small holes along the selvedges. This is not considered a defect. Occasionally there may be traces of mud or wax resist on the fabric, This comes off when you pre-wash the fabric.

Crimson marbled batik rayon is a vibrant cool red. If exact colour is important to you, always request a swatch before you place an order.

Looking for thread? Mettler Metrosene Plus Col. 835 is a very close match.

Other Details

100% rayon
114cm / 45"
Unit of Measure:
Price stated is per metre (1 m = 1.1 yd or 39.4 in)
Gentle machine wash in warm water separately using gentle cleaner (Eucalan recommended). Excess dye may discharge first few washes. Dryer on low heat. Press with steam on wool setting with protective shoe to avoid shine.
Universal needle 80/12. Quality thread such as Mettler Metrosene. Stitch length 2.5.

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