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Plant Life - Cotton Poplin Designer Shirting

per half metre
Fabric Code: F2d45

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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Weight: Light

GSM: 119

Composition: 100% Cotton

Width: 140cm / 55inch

Pattern repeat: 6cm/ 2.36inch


Plant Life - Cotton Poplin Designer Shirting is a fun ex-designer cotton poplin fabric with a confident designer style, perfect for creating cool, cotton garments and so much more. This cool sky blue-hued design has a quirky combination of fungi, trees and foliage specimens printed onto first-quality cotton poplin. The uplifting palette of cool-blue and soft cream hues is perfect for adding a fun touch to your handmade summer wardrobe.


Plant Life is created from fine optic white, cotton yarns woven with a super smooth poplin weave and is printed with a summer sky blue-hued background featuring cream with black outlined plant life.  


Plant Life is a high thread count all cotton poplin that is cool, breathable, soft and has a stable hand, with a soft drape quality too. When gathered and pleated it will form excellent fullness, perfect for seriously feminine styles. Alternatively, create crisp masculine shirts that will receive admiring glances. 

Garment ideas:

Plant Life will make great classic and retro-style shirts, Sew Mark Francis' Brighton Shirt Pattern and Vanessa Mooncie's Book: The Gentleman's Wardrobe also has a similar retro-style shirt pattern with cropped sleeves. 

Put this fabulous fabric to use for '50s/ skater style fit & flare dresses with cinched waistlines and deeply pleated skirts to create the iconic looks from "Mad Men". Create the ultimate '70s-inspired Kaftan dress with Sew Different's Camomile Kaftan or a wonderfully Boho ruffled wrap dress with the Darjeeling Frock.

Key pieces such as simple shirts and tops will make a workable capsule wardrobe when teamed with your jeans, plain trousers and skirts. Shirt-dresses, tunics and play/jumpsuits are also excellent choices to make from this cool cotton classic. 

The Megan Nielsen Patterns' Protea Capsule Wardrobe would make perfect example of pretty full-gathered styles for easy, stunning outfits and so versatile!

All of these ex-designer shirting fabrics will of course make the most handsome classic pyjamas with piped collars, pockets and cuffs. Create cute outfits for babies and toddlers with gathered/ elasticated details and sweet Peter Pan collars.

Other Uses:

Add this fabric to your crafting stash for holiday-themed patchwork and applique pieces and so much more. Team with stripes, small checks and polka dots or solid hues for total coordination.

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Customer Reviews

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Maureen Hogg
Plant life shirt fabric

Lovely poplin washes well, sews up nicely. Made camp shirts for husband and grandson

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