What is silk scrim? | ABC News

The term "silk scrim" was coined by a silk cutter, and is a product of the textile industry, said Jessica Pernell, author of the new book Silk Scrim: The Untold Story of Silk Scrap and the History of Clothing.But the term has also been applied to many other materials, including cotton, wool, and rubber, she said.The term silk scrim refers to the soft, stretchy material that the textile uses to cre...