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Dianthus Gingham - Double Twill is a bright and cheerful blended fibre fabric with a strong and sturdy hand (similar to soft medium denim).
Cleverly woven from a blend of viscose, cotton, wool and a touch of polyester, Dianthus Gingham boasts a classic twill woven small gingham design which is bang on trend this sweet colour combination is like pretty pink and red-tipped dianthus (pinks) flowers.
The close twill weave and yarn composition create a lightly textured-ridged feel which is also crepe-like. A combination of predominately breathable fibres produces a fabric that is ideal for all year round wear. Good stability and a soft but heavy drape plus a cheerful palette that looks equally at home in spring or autumn/ winter mean Dianthus Gingham is perfect for a plethora of versatile garments and accessory creations.
Create neat Chanel style jackets and matching pencil skirts- wear with pretty cotton blouses in spring/ summer and team with a red or pink roll-neck sweater and warm winter hosiery for colourful autumn/ winter style. Classic blazers, pea coats and stylish overcoats lined with complimentary lining are sure to become favourites made in Dianthus Gingham perfect for dressing up or dressing down with your jeans and a T-shirt. The Avid Seamstress' The Coat and The Blazer are both excellent patterns to use.
Utilise the denim-like quality of this fabulous double twill and create denim jacket, or worker jacket styles Wendy Ward's Sewing Basics for Every Body has a fabulous coat pattern 'The Dylan Coat' which can be made into a fab anorak or longer line parka style. Add matching accessories, Baker Boy caps, bucket hats, flat caps, bags like the Hole House - Frame Bag, messenger bags and so much more.
Weight: Medium / Heavy
Composition: 40% Viscose, 29% Cotton, 28% Wool & 3% Polyester
Width: 150cm / 59inch
Pattern repeat: 0.8cm / 0.3inch