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Dormant Pastures Check - Yorkshire Tweed is a gorgeous all wool tweed. Manufactured in Huddersfield undergoing the same processes as our exclusive Heart of Huddersfield Range. This fabric is not one of Fabworks' own exclusive designs.
Woven from a delightful blend of multi-tonal yarns, this fabric is full of calming, natural earthy tones, inspired by patchwork fields surrounded by dry stone walls. Rich with dusty tilled earth awaiting the birth of next seasons crops.
Intersecting bands of charcoal and natural cream define the medium-scale check and are infilled with multi-toned earthy grey browns. The combined hues emulate the dormant colours of autumn forming a pleasing natural palette with a relaxed country style.
Dormant Pastures Check - Yorkshire Tweed is a closely woven all wool fabric with a versatile medium weight and a "traditional wool feel" that boasts a stable handle that drapes reassuringly with the promise of cosy warmth. It’s the perfect fabric for a plethora of sewing room projects - it will always do as it’s told. Wool of this kind is easy to sew and will stand the test of time.
All lovers of textiles will find a plethora of uses for this first-rate Yorkshire Tweed, taking you through A/W and perfectly into spring.
Dressmakers; Dormant Pastures Check is perfect for fashioning classic outerwear and hard-wearing separates. Start with simple and stylish pencil skirts, Bias cut A-line skirts and cleverly cut waistcoats (like our The Pattern Stash- Jemima Waistcoat), choose a complimentary quality lining and you’ll have garments that will soon become perennial favourites. Shift dresses and pinafore dresses are super comfy and make classic key pieces. When your sewing skills are more established, try classic jackets, coats and capes. Add multi-toned, horn type buttons to your makes, picking out the earthy tones for classic styling.
Freshen up your home and use this hard-wearing wool plaid to create a range of coordinating soft furnishings such as cushions, throws, blinds and curtains for a truly harmonious styling in the home.
Don't forget to use all your scraps for; 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!
Composition: All Wool
Width: 156cm / 61.4inch
Pattern repeat: 14cm / 5.5inch