Silk Dupion Lilac (sometimes the spelling is ‘douppioni’ or ‘dupioni’), is a lustrous silk, usually brightly coloured and often woven from two different colours of threads, to give it a shot appearance.  A reversible fabric which is not particularly stretchy, but is relatively easy to sew with or onto. For Goldwork you will need a backing fabric such as  Poly Cotton or Calico 


  • Beautiful Silk
  • Easy to sew on to
  • Ideal for Goldwork
  • Available in 3 sizes – 1 Metre, Fat Quarter and 14 inches x 12 inches
  • Width of bolt 44″ / 112cm

Fat Quarter is 50cm x half the width (of the bolt)

*Colour may differ to picture shown due to the light