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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!

Foxtail - Lambswool Herringbone Yorkshire Tweed

£14.00
per half metre
Fabric Code: A2e47

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.


Descrizione
Specifications:

Weight: Medium / Heavy

GSM: 317

Composition: 100% Lambswool

Width: 154cm / 60.6inch

Chevron repeat: 6cm / 2.3inch

Furnishing Rub Count: 20,000

Colour:

This sublime fabric Foxtail is woven from a superb combination of yarns. A grounding warp of soft melange, loden green-grey, combines dried leaf brown tones and lichen green greys sits perfectly in the background like the furrows of newly ploughed fields. This natural grounding warp carries the weft yarn of rich rust -hue like the fiery and warm tones in a stealthy red fox’s coat. This perfect combination of grounding and fiery hues is showcased in heavier gauge yarns, woven into large-scale chevrons of the herringbone weave - echoing the furrows and pointed tail and ears of the fox. This classic colour combination is a match made in heaven as natural and wholesome as a bowl of pumpkin soup or sticky gingerbread!

Properties:

Foxtail is a closely woven woollen fabric. It has a versatile medium/heavyweight and traditional wool feel that boasts a stable handle that drapes reassuringly with the promise of cosy warmth. It’s the perfect fabric for a plethora of sewing room projects - it will always do as it’s told. Wool of this kind is easy to sew and will stand the test of time. All lovers of textiles will find a plethora of uses for this first-rate chunky herringbone, taking you through A/W and perfectly into early Spring.

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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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