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Guess what I'm making for Valeria?

Today my white cotton/silk satin arrived from Pure silks . There was no way I could have afforded 100% silk satin of this thickness, so I went for a mix, justifying it with the fact that mixes of cotton and silk were not unknown in the 16th century. This is it.

The trim is from Indiabeautifulart on eBay, my absolute favourite eBay shop.


Feb. 14th, 2017 07:22 am (UTC)
It's not quite as thick as the one you have, and the satin finish is not as even - I bought that too, and actually used the pink colour as it was, but I do wish I had bought more at the time.

And you look wonderful in that suit, I haven't seen it worn.

Feb. 14th, 2017 09:01 am (UTC)
Thanks. It's one of my favourites - but I can't get into it any more.

The fabric and trim will look fabulous for the Eleonora di Toledo gown