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100% Linen - Washed finish - Berry Flan

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This Fabric is sold in units of 50cm (= .5m; ½ m).    For example, if you want 2.5m, then enter the quantity ‘5’.  As Cloth Edit only receives limited quantities of each fabric, err on the side of caution when ordering.   Take into account any additional length etc.  
Every effort has been made to present the fabric as accurately as possible.  If the precise colour, weight and feel of the fabric is important for your decision, and the photos aren’t giving you enough detail, the best option to eliminate disappointment is to use the Swatch Service.  Each Swatch is .50c.  See under the 'About' tab for more details.

This cloth is a yarn dyed linen, whereby the white Warp threads (grain) have been woven with two different coloured Weft threads (the crossgrain).  The Red and Khaki weft threads meld with the white threads to produce a unique, muted, 'heathered' red.  This 'toned down' red looks fantastic with off-white, dark reds (eg. cranberry), navy and denim, but due to the khaki threads, also works very well with naturals, browns and khaki.  It's extremely versatile, as are all the yarn dyed Linen.  This has a lovely soft bio-wash finish which gives you that desired soft crumpled look.  

Consider:  loose tops, tunics and shirts, dresses (eg. wrap, fit and flare, kaftan, trapeze, tunic, shift, sheath, shirt dresses), loose pants/trousers/shorts, a kimono or robe (short or full length), skirts (eg. A Line, wrap, maxi, gathered, pleated, panelled with a slight flare). 

Here are some indie sewing pattern suggestions:

  • Papercut Patterns – Aura, Array, Juno, Mirri, Maya, Nexus, Sequence, Axis, Meridian, Pinnacle, Tula (so many options!).
  • Closet Core Patterns – Kalle, Cielo, Jenny overall or trousers, Fiore, Charlie, Pietra, Sienna: basically the whole range ;-) 
  • Folkwear Patterns – Hapi and Haori, Gaza Dress, Japanese Field Clothing, Japanese Kimono, Old Mexico Dress
  • In The Folds – Collins Top, Acton Dress, Darlow pants, Flynn jacket (everything!).
  • Named Patterns – Helmi shirt or dress, Reeta Shirt Dress, Ninni pants
  • I AM Patterns – Hermes, Joy, Jain, Juliette, Lucienne, Armor, Cassiopee, Gaia top
  • Pauline Alice Patterns –Vera, Mila jumpsuit, Romero pants, Rosari shirt.
  • Pattern Fantastique - Mersis, Calyx, Celestial, Cove, Terra.
  • Friday Pattern Company - Square Neck Top, Sagebrush Top. 
Linen is a natural fibre and as such cannot be ‘uniform’ in the way man-made fibres can.  What used to be considered ‘irregularities’ in the cloth (such as slubs or irregular lumps and bumps), are now universally embraced as part of the aesthetic appeal of this cloth.   


Thread Match

Rasant #1375 Warm Taupe (blends into the cloth)

Type of Cloth

 Woven; Yarn Dyed

Fibre Content

 100% Linen

Width

 135cm

Weight / GSM

 Light-Mid Weight; approx. 190-200gsm 

Colour

 Yarns are red, khaki and white, combined to give one overall textured colour effect.

Stretch/Crossgrain

 None

Stretch/Grain

 None

Hand

 Slight texture; a soft, 'washed', wrinkly finish. Will soften further with wear and laundering.

Finish

 Matt

Transparency

 Opaque

Drapability

 Soft folds away from the body

 

Cloth Care:

We recommend a gentle machine wash or hand washing.  It is important not to wring the fabric or garment, so if you are handwashing, roll up in a towel to press out excess water.  If you tumble dry the cloth, then do so on a cooler setting.  Dryers break down the fibres.  It is preferable to wash inside out.  Wash colours separately.   Shake out the wet garment and dry flat (or on a hanger) in the shade. Use a warm/hot iron and spot test. You may need a water spray bottle to get rid of the wrinkles when you are ironing, or just embrace the beautiful crumpled look of the cloth ;-).  Linen softens upon wearing and laundering.

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100% Linen - Washed finish - Berry Flan

100% Linen - Washed finish - Berry Flan

$18.95
Fabric (eg. 2.5m = '5')
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