50% Cotton Blend Sparkle Tweed
This Fabric is sold in units of 50cm (.5m; ½ m). Eg. for 2.5m, enter the quantity ‘5’.
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This is a designer fabric end, with a versatile content of 50% Cotton, 23% Acrylic, 15% Poly, and 2% Lurex. Although there isn’t an elastane content, there is some nice ‘give’ in this beauty. It warrants thinking about this cloth for ‘stretch’ patterns, with the proviso of thinking about opening up the neckline, and sizing up as necessary. It would be a stunning sweater with a full statement sleeve. It’s a winter white base, with the understated addition of a silver lurex sparkle. 142cm wide.
For your cloth edit, consider relaxed jackets, coatigans, cool sweaters and dresses. don’t just think of long, mid-winter coats.
Here are some indie sewing pattern suggestions:
- Friday Pattern Company – Heather Blazer
- The Assembly Line – Cuff Dress, Cuff Top, Puff Shirt.
- I AM Patterns – Merlin Coat
- Closet Core Patterns – Sienna Maker
- Folkwear Patterns – Hapi and Haori (the Hapi)
- In The Folds – Flynn Jacket
- Nina Lee - Richmond
- Papercut Patterns – Stacker, Sapporo (Nova Coat/Jacket), Juno
- Pattern Fantastique – Falda
- Pauline Alice Patterns – Ayora Jacket, Maritims
Although a Cotton blend, take more care with this. It is a substantial weave that you don’t want to ‘pull’, and you need to maintain the lurex component. Hand wash in cool water. Do not rub, or wring the garment. Dry flat, as the wet garment will have a lot of weight and it will stretch. Dry Cleanable. Spot test for iron temp, and use the cooler setting. It is not recommended to machine wash, but if you do, test with a scrap first, use a mesh washing bag, and dry flat.