Lightweight Silk 1m

Product Code: AR00259
Finely woven lightweight material for creating stunning textile designs.
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Technical Summary


Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Finely Woven Silk

Constructed from finely woven silk, this 1m length material is perfect for educational silk painting, offering a smooth surface for 'freestyle' or intricate designs and vibrant watercolour effects.

Easy to Use

Designed for ease of use, simply stretch the silk over a frame, apply gutta for outlines, and paint, making it accessible for all ages and skill levels.

Enhances Art Skills

Supports the development of art and design skills, including the use of colour, texture, and pattern, aligning with curriculum aims across multiple key stages.

Fosters Creativity

Ideal for textile design projects in schools, fostering creativity and innovation among children through hands-on learning experiences.

Supports Design & Tech

Aligns with Key Stage 1 Design and Technology curriculum, encouraging the selection and creative use of textiles in designing and making products.

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Lightweight Silk 1M

Finely woven lightweight material for creating stunning textile designs.


  • A soft, smooth, finely woven material ideal for use by a wide range of ages and abilities when exploring silk painting techniques and surface design. This process emphasises creativity and material exploration and is perfect for educational environments. Paint 'free style' or outline patterns with gutta for a more controlled effect to painting on the prepared silk, providing a versatile basis for textile projects.

  • Supporting the Art and Design curriculum from Key Stage 1 to 3, it facilitates mastering a variety of techniques such as drawing and painting, and promotes the innovative use of materials. Moreover, in Design and Technology at Key Stage 1, it acts as a key resource for creating imaginative products, engaging children in a meaningful way.

  • With a size of W92cm x L1m, it fits well within classroom settings, enabling efficient pattern design and facilitating textile arts. Through practical activities, it enhances both technical and creative skills, aiding educators in inspiring future artists and designers.

Supports the National Curriculum

Art & Design, Key Stage 1

To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.

Art & Design, Key Stage 1

To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.

Art & Design, Key Stage 2

To improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials (for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay).

Technical Summary


    Pack size

  • Single

  • Colour

  • White

  • Material

  • Silk

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for age 3 years and up

Size and measurements


  • 1 m

  • Width

  • 92 cm