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Yorkshire Mixtures Tweed Stripe - Dusty Duck Egg

per half metre
Fabric Code: A3c24 (A4c18)

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

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Yorkshire Mixtures Tweed Stripe - Dusty Duck Egg is a superb all wool tweed. Woven from a combination of subtle melange yarns which produce a stunning palette of pleasing grey, beige, duck egg blue and heather tones. Yorkshire Mixtures Tweed Stripe epitomises the natural hues you find in the Yorkshire countryside. This ideal combination of complimentary coloured yarns is accentuated by double horizontal stripes, (the only area where the herringbone weave can be clearly seen) forming a striking yet subtle contrast, due to the navy and red yarns used. The yarns within this first-rate woollen have a subtle marled effect, created by using a marled grey yarn throughout the whole weave. This closely woven woollen has a versatile medium weight and has the feel of a traditional, lightly brushed, wool tweed. Boasting a stable handle that also drapes reassuringly, the perfect fabric for a plethora of sewing room projects!

A skillfully crafted fabric will ‘do as it’s told’, wool of this kind is easy to sew and will stand the test of time. Use this versatile fabric to form the basis of your own country collection. Choose complimentary fabrics, such as our exclusively woven Marled Meltons from the Heart of Huddersfield range to break up the stripe or showcase it as you choose. Create a statement by fashioning your own bespoke designs using this special Yorkshire tweed.

Use this wonderful striped tweed to create bespoke blazers and other wonderfully preppy styles. Pinafore dresses are super comfy and make classic key pieces, you can use the striped design to your own advantage; draw attention to, or away from areas of your body. Using bias cutting methods and combining smaller designed fabrics from the whole collection will produce bespoke garments with designer flair. When your sewing skills are more established making a classic jacket, coat or cape is a truly satisfying project. This hard-wearing country tweed is ideal for sports jackets and country style clothing and of course all the accessories, caps, hats, and bags too. Yorkshire Mixtures Tweed Stripe will take you through autumn / winter and into spring, this fabric will keep you warm and dry without being too heavy or bulky.

Interior Designers: use this Yorkshire Tweed to create a range of nature inspired soft furnishings, appliqued cushions, throws, blinds and curtains. Team up with other tweed fabrics from the range.

Craftspeople: Put this first-rate fabric to use for applique on cushions, bag making, door stops draught excluders, hats, caps, neck warmers etc.

Weight: Medium

Composition: 100% Wool 

Width: 154cm / 60.6inch

Pattern repeat: 9.5cm / 3.7inch

Manufactured in Huddersfield undergoing the same processes as our exclusive Heart of Huddersfield range. This fabric is not one of Fabworks' own exclusive designs. 

Why choose wool fabric? Benefits of sewing with Wool! 🐑

We love wonderful wool! Why? Because it looks beautiful, well yes but did you know wool has a series of superpowers that make it the most incredible natural fibre, suitable for more garment suggestions and sewing inspiration than possibly any other?

Wool has a unique naturally crimped 3D structure which attributes to some brilliant properties & makes it a great fabric to wear throughout all the seasons.

Naturally Breathable: This amazing 3D crimped structure promotes air circulation allowing air to pass through the fabric, allowing for circulation and ventilation for your skin to breathe, keeping you cool.

Shower Resistant: Sheep naturally produce a waxy substance called lanolin. As sheep live outdoors, this naturally occurring wax helps to protect sheep from the elements, naturally shedding water & keeping them dry. This same property is retained within the wool fibres when spun into yarn.

Moisture Absorbing: The moisture-retentive superpowers of wool! It’s hydrophilic core gives wool the ability to wick away moisture keeping you dry and comfortable – this possibly one of our favourite properties because you can stay fresh when wearing wool, from autumn right through to spring!

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