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Autumn Glory 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 rich autumnal hues, inspired by the breath-taking formal gardens of grand Yorkshire country estates.
Bands of dark fruity damson, autumn raspberry, rich cedar wood and earthy moss intersect with multi hued, grey-beige, orange russet, Cantaloupe-peach and a multi hued blue full of bursting berry tones. The combination of the intersecting bands creates a medium scale, twill woven check, whose colours are like autumn in full glory. The combined autumnal palette is like strolling through a country estate garden where the carefully selected plants put on their final show. Autumn Glory Check has a relaxed country style perfect for warming your heart and your body.
This first rate, all wool Yorkshire Tweed is stunning. Autumn Glory Check is a closely woven woollen fabric. It has 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 and 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.
Autumn Glory Check is perfect for fashioning classic outerwear and hard-wearing separates. Start with simple and stylish pencil skirts, A-line skirts and waistcoats, choose a complementary 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 tones of red for an individual style.
Freshen up your home and use this hard-wearing wool tweed, check 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: 100% Wool
Width: 160cm / 62.9inch
Pattern repeat: 18.3cm / 7.2inch