Original Designs by Susana Arce Dubois created on hand-painted silk or on nuno felt (silk with merino wool).
When you wear one of my pieces, I want you to feel that you are wearing something unique and exclusive, that you own something ‘Beautiful’.
How to Begin to Paint on Silk
There are many silk painting techniques: gutta, batik, shibori, watercolour, engraving, monotype, screen printing, etc. Each technique has its own particularities and allows us to obtain different results on the silk. There are also many different types of silk: pongee, gauze, crepe, georgette, velvet, satin, etc. The final result will be different on each fabric.
A Unique Nuno Felt Fabric for a Dreamy Wedding Dress
During the past few months I have been collaborating with Sole Alonso, a brand that designs and creates made-to-measure wedding dresses, bridesmaid’s dresses and party dresses. I think Sole Alonso is a wonderful designer. When I see one of her wedding dresses I feel that it has something very special, that it is unique, perfect for the bride she has designed it for.
How to Distinguish Natural Silk from Synthetic Silk
When thinking about buying a silk scarf or garment, many people wonder: ¿How can we tell a high quality natural silk from one that is not?