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Elderberry Picking Diamond Weave - 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 in a fabulous diamond weave, this fabric is full of the rich jewel tones of nature. Beautiful multi tonal warp yarns of nut brown (with subtle highlights of gold) and dark leaf green (with multi tones of nature), form the base. A superb coloured yarn (the colour of crushed elderberries) with fine added fibres of rich burgundy, rust and teal forms the weft, creating a very subtle contrast between the opposing chevrons of the diamond weave. Look deeply into the woodland wonders of this complex palette of yarns and the diamond weave will be revealed.
An excellent jewel toned Yorkshire tweed which is just stunning. Elderberry Picking is a closely woven woollen fabric. It has a versatile medium weight and a traditional rustic 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.
Dressmakers, Reenactors, Costumiers, Interior Designers and Craftspeople and all lovers of textiles will find a plethora of uses for this first-rate diamond weave, taking you through A/W and perfectly into spring.
Dressmakers; Elderberry Picking 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 purple - green for an individual style. Traditional hacking jacket styles, with elbow patches and pocket flaps of contrasting green or royal purple corduroy will produce an individuality to die for.
Reenactors and Costumiers; The rich jewel tones in this fabric are ideal for a range of garments from capes and tunics to trousers and over dresses.
Interior Designers; use this hard-wearing wool herringbone to create a range of coordinating soft furnishings such as cushions, throws, blinds and curtains for a truly harmonious styling in the home.
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!
Composition: 100% Wool
Width: 158cm / 62.2inch
Pattern repeat: 3cm / 1.2inch
Made in Huddersfield, Yorkshire