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Subject: Which side to use?

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Date Posted: 12:58:40 09/20/01 Thu
In reply to: 's message, "Poly Shantung" on 16:38:56 03/11/01 Sun

This is a silly question but I've been checking out the poly shantung at local fabric stores and some have a real shiny side and then a duller side. Which side do you use--I like both.

-When I finish My daughters dress -- the next dress is for a girl who INTENTIONALLY selected the dull (magenta side) of the Blue Sassy Silk Shantung for the main body of ther dress --with the sleaves using the blue ... kinda threw me for a loop but the combo actually works nicely.

-In my opinion, the dull side of the shantung looks more like silk than the shiny side. I usually go with the dull side and use lots of color in the applique and embroidery.

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