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Fabworks Yorkshire Tweeds

Our Yorkshire Tweed fabrics are created by the same team of expert craftsmen that produce the Fabworks Heart of Huddersfield Collection. From yarn through to weaving and finishing, these beauties are made int' Yorkshire mills by Yorkshire folk!

Weathered Rooftops - Donegal Herringbone Tweed

£15.00
per half metre
Fabric Code: A3e18

Price is per HALF metre. 1 unit = 0.5metres. For 1.5metres, add 3 units.

All cut length orders are sent as one continuous length.


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Specifications:

Weight: Medium (Heavy Drape)

GSM: 275

Composition: 100% Wool

Width: 155cm / 61inch

Pattern repeat: 2cm / 0.78inch 

This Weathered Rooftops - Donegal Herringbone is a heritage design, (named because the rows of chevrons look like herrings' bones) and natural yarn combination has a classic & smart look and sturdy feel. Smart and confident as the millstone buildings of mill towns, this fabric will create garments sure to stand the test of time.

Colour:

Weathered Rooftops is woven with the signature grey/watercolour melange, warp yarn alongside a contrasting weft of navy/slate Donegal yarn flecked with the signature 'neps' in russet and golden ochre colours. The combinations of the melange yarn and navy slate weft produce a stylish contrast defining this timeless design which is truly a match made in heaven, evoking images of shady weathered rooftops with fallen autumn leaves. Navy and grey are classic hues, always smart and the addition of autumnal Donegal flecks provides countless opportunities to pick out accent colours.

Weathered Rooftops has a sturdy and stable handle with a traditional yet soft country woollen feel. Wool fabrics will naturally regulate to the temperature of the wearer and protect from the outside elements. Naturally water repellent too, this fabric will also keep you dry as well as warm.

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Mirjam
Great soft and light tweed

Still need to sew my Dior jacket but are convinced it will be beautiful. Good service even if UK delivery comes with tax and cost payments which is a hassle it is still value for money. And using dead stock and rest lengths is very sustainable

Introducing

Fabworks Yorkshire Tweeds

Our Yorkshire Tweed fabrics are created by the same team of expert craftsmen that produce our exclusive HoH Collection. From yarn through to weaving and finishing, these beauties are made int' Yorkshire mills by Yorkshire folk!

Origins:

Made in Yorkshire mills by Yorkshire folk! This is one of Fabworks’ famous Yorkshire-made pure wool fabrics, constructed using surplus yarns that have been recycled & repurposed to create limited runs of exquisite quality classic tweed styles. Locally manufactured within an 8-mile radius of Fabworks, UK-spun wool yarns sourced from across the country are put into weave at some of world’s most renowned tweed mills, located in Huddersfield (West Yorkshire, England, UK). The heritage and quality of these items represents classic British manufacturing, in the heart of The Heavy Woollen District of West Yorkshire, renowned for its expertise in wool textiles manufacture.

These are all bespoke one-off pieces that are only available at Fabworks, conjuring heritage, sentiment and locale into the curation of classy colour palettes with a colourful and eco-friendly sustainable twist.

Properties & Detailing:

Featuring a range of different weaves, weights and finishes, you will find herringbones, twills, tartans, block checks, birdseyes, jacquards, houndstooths & other special weaves. You may even spot some completely unique weaves in this collection, where along with our manufacturer, we have been able to create brand new & completely niche weave patterns. The weavers who produce these beautiful cloths are experts in their field, operating a small family-run setup, just like our Fabworks family, offering completely unique one-off limited runs.

Fabric: Wayside Emerald - Best Block Check from The Heart of Huddersfield Crosshatch Chronicles collection A/W 2023

Uses:

All the Yorkshire Tweed fabrics are suitable for a range of practical purposes, from classic wool jackets & coats, to quirky skirts & home furnishings. With a minimum rub count (Martindale) of 20,000 these fabrics are equally serviceable for soft furnishing around the home either as tweed curtains, cushions or pouffes.

Did you know? Wool fabric has been used in garment manufacturing for generations, with the first recorded piece of woollen clothing produced over 10,000 years ago? These Yorkshire Tweeds are timeless classics, with their mediumweight allowing for exceptional versatility in both clothing, craft and light soft furnishings.

Fabric: Wayside Emerald - Best Block Check from The Heart of Huddersfield Crosshatch Chronicles collection A/W 2023

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