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About us and contact details

Welcome to Silksational !

We are a wholly owned Australian company based in Sydney. Our aim is to make textile art affordable and within easy reach of everybody. We supply mostly by mail order, however we have a warehouse outlet which you are most welcome to visit (best to ring first).

We supply a wide range of items for the textile artist including silk painting supplies such as silk and dyes; dyeing supplies such as powdered dye, chemicals, beakers, pots; silk clothing blanks, silk scarves and sarongs, silk cushion covers and of course silk, wool, cotton, silk-bamboo and linen by the metre. A new addition to our range are fibres and woollen prefelts. Please take the time to explore our online shop, new items are added regularly. If there is an item you cannot find, we are happy to source it for you.

 About Us

Sylvia Riley is Silksational's owner and a textile artist, focusing on resist dyed and painted textiles. She knows the Silksational products back to front and is a walking encyclopedia of knowledge on all things textiles and craft. With almost fifteen years experience as a textile artist Sylvia is available at the studio/factory most days.

 Briohny Wilson is a creative allrounder and looks after customer service at Silksational. As well as being a talented makeup artist, growing up with a very crafty mother has allowed Briohny to assemble great background knowledge on the uses of Silksational products and craft in general. Briohny is at the factory on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

Karen Davis is a textile lover and looks after our online digital media and blog. Our blog documents the work of all the amazing artists, crafts people and designers who buy their lovely textile things from us! Are you up to something amazing and unique, drop Karen a line @ Thesilksationalblog@hotmail.com can't wait to hear from you!

Contact details :


Unit 11/179-183 Woodpark Road, Smithfield  NSW 2164


PO Box 7188, Wetherill Park NSW 2164

Telephone : 02 9756 6554

Fax : 02 9756 4551


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