Thursday, September 24, 2015

Hand Painted Silk Factory Tour Part 2

Next our group headed to the Accessories Manufacturing room.

Here are some small pouches they make from their hand painted silk fabric...

Here are many more styles and colors of the bags...

This lady is sewing silk pieces into rosettes that are used on wedding gowns.

She is sewing the rolled hem on a beautiful scarf.

Ironing the silk.

Next we moved to the Stitching Department!  This work room was very nice.  There was lots of natural and artificial lighting, and plenty of fans.  This factory is definitely NOT a "sweatshop".

Here are some of their clothing design sketches...

One of the garments they produce.  In this factory they produce fabrics and garments that are used to create items from the major European high fashion houses.  (But they were discreet and wouldn't name names ;) ...)

The stitchers hard at work.

Our last stop at the factory was the Quality Control Room.

This employee shows off a finished scarf piece that is labeled with each color number used to create it.

And here is what the final product looks like just before it is ironed...

Our tour was now complete and we made a short walk to their showroom.

A fountain outside

An elephant planter outside

This is a tiny selection of the many beautiful scarves they have for sale...

They also specialize in Silk Sarees and they even make silk neckties.

Thank you for sharing this experience with me!  If you would like to see more of the beautiful items they produce you can find them here.

Happy Crafting!

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