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100% Linen - Flaxen Gold Basket Weave

£7.00
per half metre
Fabric Code: J2c62

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: 201

Composition: 100% Linen

Width: 146cm / 57.4inch

Pattern repeat: N/A

Introduction:

This delightful linen fabric comes to you in classic neutral-hued yarns 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!

Colour:

100% Linen - Flaxen Gold Basket Weave is just as its name suggests a fabulously soft, cool, breathable linen fabric, woven in a classic basket weave with strong yet silken flax-hued linen yarns throughout the warp and weft. The combination of pleasing natural hue and rustic lightly textured weave is the perfect combination of practicality and style.

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. It is stable, soft and has the feel of a favourite linen garment with a pre-washed hand. This medium-weight fabric is closely woven with an almost half panama basket woven style and has excellent stability with a heavy drape quality. The reverse of the fabric is slightly less textured.

Garment Suggestions:

Flaxen Gold 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. Perfect for utility-style clothing such as The Ilford Jacket. So 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. 

Soft, breathable and comfortable you will want to 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. Our Pattern Stash Lynsey Dungarees will look superb in this easy-to-wear grey linen blend.

Pleated culottes, shorts and trousers like The 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.

Put Flaxen Gold 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 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.

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