Terms & FAQs

Sand wash: Garment or fabric washing technique in which sand or another abrasive substance is used in the wash bath to achieve a softer hand and slightly faded appearance.


Slub: a thick, unevenly twisted place in yarn which can be both deliberate (shantung) or accidental.

Stone Washing: A method of achieving certain color effects on textiles or garments using pumice stones or other abrasive media. Stones may be soaked in sodium hypochlorite or potassium permanganate to produce a bleaching effect. the stones are tumbled vigorously with a load of dyed garments (jeans esp) in a special washing machine without water.

Yes, It is possible to dye satin dresses. Satin dresses are made from either polyester satin or silk satin, we dye both. Silk satin dresses can be dyed any color, including dark colors and black. Polyester satin dresses can only be dyed if they are currently white or ivory. Only very light colors are possible. Dark colors and black are not possible.
Yes, It is possible to dye chiffon. Chiffon dresses are made from either polyester chiffon or silk chiffon, we dye both. Silk chiffon can be dyed any color, including dark colors and black. Polyester chiffon dresses can only be dyed if they are currently white or ivory. Only very light colors are possible. Dark colors and black are not possible.
Yes, It is possible to dye a silk dress. Silk dresses can be dyed any color. To view our silk colors, see our silk color chart.