Purple Peaks Herringbone - Yorkshire Tweed
Only 13m 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.
Composition: 100% Wool
Width: 150cm / 59inch
Pattern repeat: 1cm / 0.39inch
Purple Peaks Herringbone - Yorkshire Tweed is an all-wool herringbone tweed. The alternating colours throughout the warp create the obscured effect of the herringbone weave, evoking thoughts of moody heather uplands shrouded in mist.
Purple Peaks Herringbone obscured herringbone design features a hard-wearing marled pale grey warp yarn and alternating multi-hued melange yarns of misty grey and purple heather on the weft, creating the dappled effect that adds a depth of shade to this wonderful wool.
This is a closely woven all-wool fabric with a versatile medium weight and a traditional wool look and feel that boasts a stable handle that drapes reassuringly with the promise of cosy warmth. Dressmakers, Reenactors, Costumiers, Interior Designers, Craftspeople and all lovers of textiles will find a plethora of uses for this first-rate herringbone, taking you through A/W and into Spring.
Dressmakers: fashion classic outerwear and hard-wearing separate. Simple yet stylish pencil skirts, A-line skirts and waistcoats like The Pattern Stash - Jemima Waistcoat is the perfect place to start. Add a complementary lining for garments that will soon become perennial favourites. Shift dresses and pinafore dresses are super comfy and will make classic key pieces. When you’re feeling more confident try classic jackets, coats and capes like The Blazer - Avid Seamstress would be perfect.
Interior Designers: cosy soft furnishings will produce truly harmonious styling in the home, such as cushions, throws, blinds and curtains.
Craftspeople: appliquéd cushions, bag making, door stops, draught excluders, hats, caps, neck warmers, mittens & wrist-warmers, throws & blankets and much more. Whatever this fabric inspires you to do!
Why choose wool fabric? Benefits of sewing with Wool! 🐑
We love wonderful wool! Why? Because it looks beautiful, well yes but did you know wool has a series of superpowers that make it the most incredible natural fibre, suitable for more garment suggestions and sewing inspiration than possibly any other?
Wool has a unique naturally crimped 3D structure which attributes to some brilliant properties & makes it a great fabric to wear throughout all the seasons.
Naturally Breathable: This amazing 3D crimped structure promotes air circulation allowing air to pass through the fabric, allowing for circulation and ventilation for your skin to breathe, keeping you cool.
Shower Resistant: Sheep naturally produce a waxy substance called lanolin. As sheep live outdoors, this naturally occurring wax helps to protect sheep from the elements, naturally shedding water & keeping them dry. This same property is retained within the wool fibres when spun into yarn.
Moisture Absorbing: The moisture-retentive superpowers of wool! It’s hydrophilic core gives wool the ability to wick away moisture keeping you dry and comfortable – this possibly one of our favourite properties because you can stay fresh when wearing wool, from autumn right through to spring!