Hello all!
I want to make a couple of linen suits and I have to line the skirts and pants to avoid my panties being obvious to all! I know silk is the best way to go, but it’s costly. I usually get lining that says it’s silk made out of plants. Sorry I dont know the right name of it. I’ve never used it for summer clothing, nor can I find anything on the internet about it. Do you by any chance know if it has he same qualities as genuine silk?

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    Aug 7, 2014, 09.57 AMby lcsimpson

    You might be thinking of Tencel or Lyocell which is a type of rayon made from wood pulp. It often has a very soft handle and feels like silk. Not sure how it would go as a lining.

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    Aug 7, 2014, 04.33 PMby purplefan

    Bemberg rayon is a good choice for linings. Might have to see what colours and weights are available in your area as shops don’t always carry a full range, just a small selection.

    Rayon was initially sold as artificial silk until someone came up with the snazzier rayon name.

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    Aug 18, 2014, 09.18 AMby zxcv1234

    However, silk is silk and I would prefer it just to do it.

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