"Sinamay is milliner's best friend" - it says all.
For years, Sinamay fabric have been widely used as hat making, ornaments and packaging material. The firm fiber that is 3 times stronger than cotton and silk, easy to shape the material with dramatic shapes, natural and easy to dye for desire colors are all reasons why sinamay is so popular as millinery supply.
Sinamay is made with abaca yarn from banana palm, is an eco-friendly material native from Philippines
There are many grades for sinamay based on the thickness of fiber, the weaving density and colors of fiber. Based on above criteria there are 3 major type of sinamay:
Extra fine - also called 'pinok pok' its a very fine material and weave in extra density. Usually, hammer the materials for days to produce the shinny and smooth material.
Fine Sinamay - usually called for density in 20x20 (20 lines per inch", usually for great millinery finish on sinamay hat bodies.
Regular Sinamay - loose weaved fabric, great for crafts and floral trimmings.
Sinamay often applied with sizing for stiffness and help to adhesive layers of sinamay when blocking the hat.
Some other sinamay version includes : printed sinamay, luxurious sinamay, pleated sinamay are also available as your design elements.
Machine weaved Sinamay
Sun Yorkos is the only manufacture in the world to make machine weaved sinamay, it produced more even weaving and are give more bodies than regular hand-weave sinamay.
Best White Sinamay and Vivid Colors
We dye our sinamay with a high temperature broiler, with our experienced procedure, we are making the best "Pure White" Sinamay available in the market. Also we can produce vivid color that meet your needs.
Please contact us for more details.