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Lightweight Cotton Sateen - Octo Folly

per half metre
Fabric Code: F3e28

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.

4 recensioni


Weight: Light

GSM: 129

Composition: 100% Cotton

Width: 152cm / 59.8inch

Pattern repeat: 1cm / 0.5inch


Octo Folly - Cotton Sateen Designer Shirting is a top-notch ex-designer, cotton sateen fabric perfect for creating cross-seasonal cool, silky cotton garments and much more. An elegantly classic octagon tiled design is printed upon this flawless optic white cotton sateen in stylish hues suitable for five-star bespoke makes. Indulge your fashion follies in this stunning designer fabric.


Octo Folly is created from bright optic white Turkish cotton yarns, woven in a super smooth sateen weave and printed with Wedgewood Blue octagonal motifs, reminding us of the playful Victorian follies to be found in the grounds of grand stately homes.


Octo Folly high thread count, all cotton sateen, is cool, breathable, super soft and has a stable hand, with a soft and sumptuous drape quality which displays a subtle lustre when presented to the light. When gathered or pleated it will form excellent fullness, perfect for a multitude of styles from; tiered and ruffled, or pleated styles, to classic shirts.

Garment Suggestions:

Octo Folly will make superb classic or 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 summer dresses. Lining the bodice is recommended.  Alternatively, create pretty smock styles with a dreamy vintage style, team with other prints such as small checks, polka dots and blue Toile de Jouy.

Create cool cotton classics like the Sew Different - Camomile Kaftan or Darjeeling Frock perfect for the holiday season.  Shirt-dresses, tunics and play/jumpsuits are also excellent choices to make from this cool cotton classic. 

All of these ex-designer shirting fabrics will make the most handsome classic pyjamas with piped collars, pockets and cuffs. Add matching robes for the full set - The Gentleman's Wardrobe also has a superb robe pattern.

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

Other Uses:

Add this fabric and others from the collection to your crafting stash for patchwork, applique pieces, and much more.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Susan Knowles

I am still waiting to receive my sample of this fabric

Jacki Blackburn

A lovely soft fabric with a slight sheen.
Hardly a crease when washed. It will make up beautifully.

Alan Halliday

Had this fabric made up into a tropical shirt. Material feels luxurious and looks terrific.


|Lovely quality, should make up nicely.

About This Fabric

Quintessentially British Ex-Designer Fabric

This fabric has been sourced from a British Designer celebrated for its quintessentially British flair & sophistication.

We had to rescue these fabrics from this fashion label that seamlessly marries refined style with bespoke tailoring opportunities. Revered for its meticulous attention to detail, the brand elevates the sartorial experience by curating collections that showcase an exquisite array of opulent fabrics. From the plush embrace of merino wool to the tactile allure of silk charmeuse, each garment serves as a canvas for discerning individuals seeking unparalleled quality. With an emphasis on the artistry of textiles, the label appeals to those who appreciate the nuanced language of fashion. Its diverse palette, featuring intricately woven tweeds and delicately embroidered organza, invites connoisseurs to craft personalized, statement pieces.


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