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Chalk Pink Stripe - Linen Look Designer Shirting

$4.00
per half metre
Fabric Code: F2b73

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.


2 reviews

Specifications:

Weight: Light

GSM: 132

Composition: 53% Tencel & 47% Cotton

Width: 156cm / 61.4inch

Pattern repeat: 2.2cm / 0.8inch

Introduction:

This blended woven stripe fabric has a wonderfully chic French air, this is a fabulously soft (almost washed and worn) cool, breathable linen look Tencel and cotton blend fabric.

A new addition to the website and manufactured in Turkey for the same top British designer as our Designer Linings Collection.

Colour:

Chalk Pink Stripe - Linen Look Designer Shirting is woven from a combination of fresh natural white and subtle, muted chalk pink-hued yarns to form classic stripes and a wonderfully relaxed palette. A pleasing naturally derived fibre fabric with a very pretty country style, suitable for clothing the whole family and the whole house!

Properties:

This superb, Tencel and cotton blend does have the look of a linen blend but  all the softness of Tencel

This blended fabric gives you the benefits of both wonderful naturally derived fibres. Cotton blended with Tencel/lyocell produces a softer, finer fabric which results in fewer creases when worn, which in turn makes it easier to iron. 

Lyocell facts:

If Viscose and Rayon are the first-generation cellulose fibres Modal is the second generation and is known for its softness and lyocell is now third-generation technology, its properties are amazing.

Unlike other man-made fibres, rayon, modal, and lyocell are not synthetic. They are made from cellulose, commonly derived from wood pulp, and more recently from bamboo. They are neither truly synthetic fibres (in the sense of synthetics coming from petroleum) nor natural fibres (in the sense of processing fibres that are produced directly from plants or animals, such as wool).

"Lyocell production does not use harmful chemicals "The skin is the largest human respiratory organ. Lyocell supports the natural ability of the skin to act as a protective shell to regulate body temperature and maintain water balance. The microscopic surfaces of lyocell fibres, due to the nanofibrils, are smoother than the surfaces of modal, cotton and wool. It is the combination of this extremely smooth surface of lyocell and excellent moisture absorption that makes lyocell textiles feel so soft and pleasant to the skin."

Chalk Pink Stripes is stable, soft and has the feel of a favourite linen shirt. This light (but not flimsy) relaxed-style fabric will form crisp details (with a little light interfacing), collars and cuffs. Used in quantity it will form feminine gathers, pleats, pintucks and ruffles. So all you have to do is decide what to make.

Garment Suggestions:

Suitable for a multitude of pleasing projects whether you are clothing you and yours, producing a range of niche boutique wear or furnishing your own french chateau or country cottage. Natural fibre fabrics with timeless appeal. The Layer Up Collection by Sew Different is ideal for creating a capsule wardrobe of fresh spring-summer Linen-Look makes you will want to take through into autumn. Team Chalk Pink Stripe with other linen and cotton fabrics for a pretty country style checks, smaller stripes and Toile de Jouy designs will look splendid together.

Add some smocking details to the finely gathered bodice of a pretty dress or blouse for an on-trend Boho style. Alternatively, add some embroidered braids or appliques for folk art style worthy of Frida Khalo (Sewing Bee series 7 will provide inspiration).

Put Chalk Pink Stripe to use for simple boat-necked tops, classic shirts and pretty blouses, it's also perfect for creating layering garments such as vest tops, drapey tunics and pinafore dresses. Heavily pleated culottes and shorts will look superb in this chic striped, summer fabric.

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:

Utilise the classic french style of Chalk Pink Stripe by creating timeless soft furnishings for your home from quick-make napkins, placemats and table cloths to cute cafe and under-counter curtains and stylish billowing curtains for french windows- Parfait!

Why not use its sibling **F2b74 Colombe Grey Stripe - Cotton Tencel Designer Shirting Add accents of this fabric - to your crafting stash for cute patchwork and applique pieces and so much more. 

View the other photographs to see the scale and know exactly what you're buying. Hover over the images for a closer look! 

Customer Reviews

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MJD
Fabulous fabric

This fabric is amazing quality. I purchased it to make some sleepwear which is finished and in use - I love it. I have ordered some more in one of the other designs to make a dress and will probably order again. One of the best fabrics I have purchased for this price. If I could give it more than five stars I would!

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Danielle Stewart

This fabric is lovely light feel to it so will be beautiful to wear.

It's light weight and pretty much fully opaque.

This will make a beautiful shirt or dress for the summer weather.

Really good value for money too!

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