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Go Getter Gingham Mono - Linen

$9.00
per half metre
Fabric Code: J2e21

Only 1m of this product left in stock

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.



Specifications:

Weight: Medium

GSM: 195

Composition: 100% Linen

Width: 148cm / 58.2inch

Pattern repeat: 1.4cm / 0.5inch

Introduction:

This delightful linen fabric comes to you in a universally favourite gingham design. In classic monotone black and white, making it an ideal choice 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!

Gingham fabrics have been enjoying the spotlight in spring and summer fashions for several years now. We are seeing them in everything from high fashion to fresh country-style interiors.

Film icons from Judy Garland in 'The Wizard of Oz' to Doris Day's 'Calamity Jane' are known for their iconic Gingham outfits. It has a youthful, happy, fresh and wholesome style and its popularity has had global significance for centuries.

Colour:

Classic tones of black and white are expertly woven together in alternating groups throughout the warp and weft in classic cool linen yarns and create a very versatile small-scale gingham check of 5x6mm blocks. This marvellous monotone combination is perfect for stand-alone pieces or for combining with other punchy colours as a grounding element. 

Properties:

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 characteristic slubs (once viewed as a fault) are now part of the aesthetic appeal of quality linen fabric. Go Getter Gingham is stable, lightly textured with the reassuring naturally absorbent and comfortable feel of a favourite linen garment, lightly crisp and will soften with washing and wear. This medium-weight fabric is closely woven with an almost half panama basket woven style and has excellent stability with a heavy drape quality.

Garment Suggestions:

Go Getter Gingham 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, plus neat pleats with a reassuring drape. All you have to do is decide what to make. 

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 with other mono tones or sit alongside fresh florals and stripes in punchy colour palettes for eye-catching colour and pattern-blocked creations.

Make a wardrobe full of key pieces for a superb, summer linen look. Its medium-heavy weight and soft drape make it the ideal candidate for a plethora of uses from the stylish to the practical. The Pattern Stash - Lynsey Dungarees will look superb in this joyful monotone linen. Pleated culottes, shorts and trousers- like our Pattern Stash - Cordelia Trousers will look superb in this versatile linen blend fabric. Add a matching blazer. The Avid Seamstress' The Blazer. This will also look superb with our Pattern Stash's Amelia Skirt. Perfect for utility-style clothing with a fun twist such as The Ilford Jacket.

Put Go Getter Gingham to use for simple tops and classic worker-overshirts and shirt dresses, it's also perfect for creating layering garments such as tunics and pinafore dresses. The Sew Different - Tulip Dress and Triple Tuck Smock are ideal candidates for this type of look.

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

Other Uses:

Add some fabulously fun country-style gingham chic to your home with fresh cafe-style curtains and blinds, cushions, table linen and so much more.  Add a pop of colour with fun pom-pom trim and colourful embroidery.

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