04 March 2015

Details of a Ruana

The photos in this post are original sized and may not look right on your screen. Click on the image to see the details of satin edged chiffon. The versatility of the chiffon ruana is unparalleled. Imagine the possibilities of made to order by Joy Hand Painted Silk. 
 The satin edging is just the right weight for a perfect effortless drape. A ready made ruana measures 42 x 79 inches. Length adjustments can be done in a variety of ways; by ruching (gathering) or tying the satin edges or shortening the chiffon panels
 Here is a close up of the simple knot used to tie the edges in many styles. This is a shawl tied at the center front.

This image shows the sheerness of the chiffon in contrast to the satin edging.