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100% Linen - Gingerbread

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This Fabric is sold in units of 50cm (= .5m; ½ m).    For example, if you would like 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 Gingerbread colour linen, like Cinnamon Toast, is a rare find.  This is perfect for those who love brown tones, but are after something a bit lighter and versatile.  This is a natural yarn dyed linen whereby the white Warp threads (grain) have been woven with ginger Weft threads (the cross grain).  The effect is lovely, giving a bit of a shimmer effect, as the images indicate.  

This natural toned cloth looks great paired with an array of colours such as navy, denim (eg. Necessary Denim), light blues (eg. Picnic Skies), black (it looks fantastic next to Liquorice Duchie), and greens (such as Olive Grove).   It looks great next to the Souk cotton spandex.  Consider teaming it with classic shirtings such as the White Self Stripe, the Black Spot on White, and either of the Navy and White checks.  It's extremely versatile, as are all the yarn dyed Linen in our collection.  

For your cloth edit, 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.    


 Type of Cloth

 Woven; Yarn Dyed

Fibre Content

 100% Linen

Width

 145cm

Weight / GSM

 Light-Mid Weight; approx. 175-180 gsm 

Colour

 Ginger / Orange undertone

Stretch/Grain

 None

Stretch/Cross Grain

 None

Hand

 Slight texture; will soften 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 - Gingerbread

100% Linen - Gingerbread

$16.45
Fabric (eg. 2.5m = '5')
Fabric Swatch Only
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