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New Colourways |Silk Throwsters Waste | Aug 2019

New colours now available in Throwsters

Spare Parts Theater Company drapes the FOX in Treetops Silk Fabrics

Treetops silk fabrics have been chosen to create the main characters in Fox, a production by Perth’s Spare Parts Puppet Theater. We were extremely honored Spare Parts chose to use our Paj Colour Marks series in Spice Market to represent … Continue reading

TWO NEW SILK FABRICS ARRIVING SOON | MAY 2019

For the first quarter of this year the state of the Chinese Silk Industry is still in flux. Prices have not yet come down as expected from and from their all time high of last year, partially due to the … Continue reading

New Colourway | Dijon | Jan 2019

Dijon is a new tonal twist on a classic combo. Soft shades of light, medium and dark greys are mingled with spicy cumin. You will find many colours, fibres and fabrics in our Treetops palette which easily combine with Dijon.

Live & Breathe – Australian Wool Campaign

AWI’s (Australian Wool Innovation) Live & Breathe Campaign set out to educate a new generation of consumers about the technical performance benefits of Australian Merino wool. What better way to showcase wool’s performance benefits than have commercially available wool products tested by … Continue reading

New Colourway | Banded Iron | Jan 2019

New inspirations from our travels in the Pilbarra Region of Western Australia. From left to right: Paj Silk Fabric (click here to view), Superfine Merino wool tops (click here to view), Silk Mesh fabric (click here to view).

Treetops Workshops 2019

Nancy will be teaching a series of workshop May-July, 2019. There are a few spots still available in the following workshop. Please contact Nancy or the workshop coordinator for further information. 19-24 May 2019. Meditative Adornment – A Textile Maker’s Retreat … Continue reading

Natural Liquid Silk Is Starting To Replace Oil-Based Plastic

This a fabulous concept – replacing micro plastics with silk! By controlling the process of making the liquid silk, silk molecules can be created in different sizes to perform different functions. “The acids and the enzymes in our digestive system … Continue reading

Chinese Silk Market Unpredictable

2018 was an unpredictable year for the Chinese Silk Market. On a good note the cocoon production rebounded, which has slightly eased the incredibly high export prices for silk. However, the impending Trade War between the USA and China is … Continue reading

What a Year for Australian Wool!

For the year of 2018, Australian Wool industries have seen record breaking prices! Australian wool prices are predicted to remain high in the coming year due to improved demand and limited supply. The superfine market <18.5 micron has seen considerable … Continue reading