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Gamekeeper Check Herringbone - Yorkshire Tweed is a gorgeous all wool tweed. Manufactured in Huddersfield undergoing the same processes as our exclusive Heart of Huddersfield range.
Woven from superb blended yarns in mellow tones of nature, this traditional country wear tweed is the colour of damp grass and shady forest glades. The characteristic multi tonal yarns of this range are showcased in the large scale chevrons of the herringbone design and feature two complimentary tones of lighter and darker green. These are the organic country colours of nature and sit perfectly alongside the overcheck which has fine bands of copper and russet, the colours of pheasant plumage
Gamekeeper Check Herringbone is a closely woven woollen fabric. It has a versatile medium weight and a traditional rustic wool feel yet has a smoothness which will naturally repel water and won't snag on thorns and brambles. The stable handle also 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 too.
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 perfectly into spring.
Dressmakers; Gamekeeper Check Herringbone is perfect for fashioning classic outerwear and hard-wearing separates such as classic jackets, field coats and capes. Add multi toned, horn type buttons and leather accents to your makes - picking out the rich tones for an individual style.
Reenactors and Costumiers; The natural tones in this fabric are ideal for a range of historical garments from capes and tunics to trousers and over dresses.
Interior Designers; use this hard-wearing wool herringbone - check to create a range of coordinating soft furnishings such as cushions, throws, blinds and curtains for truly harmonious styling in the home. Add leather details for authentic country style.
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: 160cm / 62.9inch
Pattern Repeat: 6.2 x 7.2cm / 2.4 x 2.8inch
Made in Huddersfield, Yorkshire