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Linen & Viscose - Dante's Navy Windowpane Check

£6.00
per half metre
Fabric Code: J2e30

Only 4.5m 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.



Specifications:

Weight: Light

GSM: 175

Composition: Linen & Viscose

Width: 148cm / 58.2inch

Pattern repeat: 5cm / 1.9inch

Introduction:

This top-notch linen and viscose fabric comes to you in a seriously stylish fancy weave with a classic windowpane design with a very suave Italian linen suit style. Classic navy blue, (rich and self-assured) with crisp accents of white makes Dante's Windowpane Check an ideal choice for a multitude of stylish sewing room projects to take you throughout summer and into autumn and winter with serious style.

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!

Suiting style-checked fabrics convey an air of confidence and style. This confidant design is ideal for lovers of checks and plaids who want to wear them all year round and is certainly not exclusively for suits!

Colour:

Dark Navy blue yarns set the base of this fabric, with a feature windowpane overcheck in classic white, conjuring up thoughts of midnight skies streaked with shafts of moonlight. This classic palette is perfect for a multitude of styles from, chic ensembles; full linen suits or neat shift dresses. Alternatively, combine it with your favourite denim and chambray pieces for a relaxed style.

Properties:

Linen has been used for centuries for its beneficial properties; it is 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. (approx 4%). The addition of viscose produces a softer hand with a subtle silken sheen.

The characteristic slubs (once viewed as a fault) are now part of the aesthetic appeal of quality linen fabric. Dante's Windowpane Check is stable, and 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 light- medium-weight fabric is predominantly closely woven with a feature of fancy open weave areas that glisten with the silken sheen of the viscose fibres, creating an almost French couture style perfect for Channelling your inner designer! 

Garment Suggestions:

Dante's Windowpane Check 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. 

Make a wardrobe full of key pieces for a superb, summer linen look. Its perfect hand makes it the ideal candidate for many uses, from the stylish to the practical.

Pleated culottes, shorts and trousers- like our Pattern Stash - Cordelia Trousers will look superb in this versatile linen fabric. Add a matching blazer such as The Avid Seamstress' Blazer (this will also look superb with our Pattern Stash's Amelia Skirt).

Perfect for light utility-style clothing with a smart twist, such as The Ilford Jacket and our Pattern Stash Lynsey Dungarees. Create interest by using the fabric on the diagonal. as showcased with the Sew Different Artista Dress.

For softer styling, 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 denim style combos or sit alongside delicate blue-based floral shirting cotton, Toile de Jouy and stripes for artistic pattern-blocked creations.

Put Dante's Windowpane Check to use for simple tops and classic shirts-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 serious chic to your home with neat linen curtains and blinds, cushions, table linen and so much more.  Add matching white piped edges for a timeless style.

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