Originally referred to as Habotai meaning “soft as down” in Japanese, it is commonly referred to as China silk due to majority of its production being done in China. Available in many weights, this fabric can be used for linings and lingerie as well as summer blouses and bedding. Due to its characteristic plain weave, this material is the incredibly sleek and has a hand that is most identified as silk. Ideal for sewing beginners due to its smooth surface. Mood showcases nearly 100 varieties in pattern and color for Habotai/China Silk.