Fact Sheets

At Silk Wholesalers we want to make your silk experience a great one.  Below you will find some fact sheets to help you with caring for and working with our silks and silk products.  When clicked, fact sheets will open in a new window, you can save or print these documents from there.

Caring for silk

Information about how to wash and care for your silk.

Caring for Silk Fabrics

Dyeing silk

Find hints and tips on dyeing your silk.

Preparing and Dyeing Silk

Sewing silk

Sewing with silk can be frustrating so here’s some tips to help you.

Sewing with Silk

Dyeing preparation and recipes


Natural dyeing is a process where you use natural dyes extracted from
plants, minerals and insects to get beautiful colours and effects.


Procion Dyeing Methods and Instructions

Procion MX dyes are cold water fibre reactive dyes for any cellulose fabric or fibre.  They will also dye silk and wool.  They are the most popular and widely used dyes for immersion dyeing, airbrush, ombre dyeing, tie dye, dyebath, splatter dyeing and hand painting on cotton.