Jet Black Chintz Sheen - 100% Linen

per half metre
Fabric Code: J2d58

Only 10.5m 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.


Weight: Light / Medium

GSM: 142

Composition: 100% Linen

Width: 152cm / 60inch

Pattern repeat: N/A


This finely woven 100% linen fabric comes to you in classic black. Classic for its versatility and chic style, making it ideal for a multitude of confidence-boosting 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!


Jet Black Chintz Sheen - 100% Linen is just as its name suggests a fabulous, cool, breathable linen fabric, woven with superfine classic black linen yarns setting the warp and weft.  this solid-hued finely woven fabric boasts a clever chintz finish to produce a subtle sheen perfect for supersmart stand-alone garments; classic LBD's and serious suits.


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. It is stable, soft and has the feel of a favourite linen shirt. This lightweight fabric is closely woven and slightly translucent when held to the light

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

Garment Suggestions:

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. 

Soft, breathable and comfortable you will want to make a wardrobe full of key pieces for a superb, summer layered-chic linen look. Its lightweight and soft drape make it the ideal candidate for a plethora of uses from the stylish to the practical. Add some colourful smocking details to the finely gathered bodice of a pretty dress for an on-trend Boho/ Prairie style. The Megan Nielson Protea Capsule Collection is an ideal place to start for these soft gathered styles.

Put Jet Black to use for; simple boat-necked tops and classic shirts, it's also perfect for creating layering garments such as vest tops, drapey tunics and pinafore dresses. Heavily pleated culottes and shorts such as The Pattern Stash Cordelia Trousers will look superb in this classic linen fabric. Team with others from the range for a totally complimentary wardrobe in cool and breathable natural fibres.

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