Safari Sand - Linen & Cotton

per half metre
Fabric Code: J2c65

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: Medium

GSM: 219

Composition: Linen & Cotton

Width: 158cm / 62.2inch

Pattern repeat: N/A


This versatile linen and cotton fabric comes to you in a classic light sand tone making it ideal for a multitude of practical and stylish sewing room projects.

A new addition to the website and manufactured by the same renowned European company as our summer Linens of '21 & '22. These fabrics are the same superior quality and with an assortment of even more colours, designs and natural fibre types. Natural fibre lovers, this is for you!


Safari Sand - Linen & Cotton is just as its name suggests a fabulously soft, cool, breathable linen fabric, woven in a classic flat weave with superfine light sand yarns throughout the warp and weft. The classic cross hatch slub weave and sand tone are the perfect combination of practicality and style.


Linen has been used for centuries because of its beneficial properties; cool and breathable, gets softer with washing & wear and linen is impervious to moths and resists dirt and stains. Linen will not form lint or pill and can be washed at high temperatures with only moderate shrinkage. the addition of cotton adds a light softness to this versatile fabric.

The characteristic slubs (once viewed as a fault) are now part of the aesthetic appeal of quality linen blend fabric. It is stable, soft and has the feel of a favourite linen/ cotton garment with a pre-washed hand. This medium-weight fabric is closely woven and has excellent opacity

Safari Sand will form crisp details (with a little light interfacing), on collars, cuffs and waistbands. Used in quantity it will form soft and full feminine gathers, with a reassuring drape, plus neat pleats, and pin-tucks. So all you have to do is decide what to make.

Garment Suggestions:

Ideal for utility-style clothing with useful pockets and reinforced seams, oversized shirt-style jackets The Ilford Jacket and Artista Dress from Sew Different. Look at Merchant & Mills for inspiration, Closet Core Patterns - Sienna Maker Jacket is ideal for a stylish yet practical garment which will look even better with washing and wear. Create a classic safari-style suit or chic shirt dress with a fabric belt, patch and flap pockets and smart epaulettes.                 

Soft, breathable and comfortable you will want to make a wardrobe full of key pieces for a superb, summer linen look. Its medium weight and soft drape make it the ideal candidate for a plethora of uses from the stylish to the practical. 

Our very own Pattern Stash - Lynsey Dungarees will look superb in this hard-wearing linen. Shorts and trousers like Pattern Stash - Cordelia Trousers look superb in this versatile linen fabric. Add a matching blazer such as The Blazer by The Avid Seamstress. This will also look superb with The Pattern Stash's Amelia Skirt.

The Layer Up Collection by Sew Different is ideal for creating a capsule wardrobe of fresh spring-summer linen and ( linen blend) makes you will want to take through into autumn. 

Team this versatile linen fabric with others from the range for a totally complimentary wardrobe in cool and breathable natural fibres.

Customer Reviews

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Janet KeyVery happy with fabric and arrived very quickly.
Lovely fabric

Lovely fabric and arrived quickly

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