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Al Fresco Gingham - Cotton Poplin

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Fabric Code: F2b70

Al Fresco Gingham - Cotton Poplin is an uplifting classic woven, cotton poplin, shirt weight fabric these Italian cotton fabrics are quality fabrics perfect for infinite uses add this mouthwatering summer salad hued classic to your stash for instant feel-good vibes!


This delightful gingham cotton shirting fabric boasts rich fruity yellow, red and green tones, like fresh Italian vegetables, plump from the summer sun, with highlights of white like the sheen on that sun-ripened fruit and vegetables and crisp white linen napkins wrapped around chilled wine glasses, evoke memories of stylish picnics in the fresh air. 


Al Fresco is woven in a close, flat weave and boasts a stable handle width and lengthwise, plus a soft yet crisp, cool drape quality. This will enable full gathers tucks and pleats perfect for a host of dressmaking projects.  

Garment Suggestions:

Shirts with retro styling details like the turn-down, open collars of Hawaiian or bowling shirts. Classic western shirts with patch pockets and deep piped detail yokes, country classic shirts ideal for pairing with your favourite jeans or dressing up with a smart pair of chinos.

Create retro shirt dresses with pretty pleated or gathered skirts ideal for summer barbecues or picnics in the countryside. Create matching mum and baby outfits by making babies and toddlers romper suits or pretty dresses with smocked or embellished yokes, add some pretty ric-rac for instant effect.

Bardot tops, bell-sleeved tops, or simple cropped boxy T-shirt style tops for modern styles. Jumpsuits and culotte style shorts are both excellent styles which will add a pop of colour and fun to your summer wardrobe.

Other Uses:

Use this freshly hued gingham alongside our wonderful Ramie Fabric Collection to create the fabulous Layer Up Collection from Sew Different Patterns.


Weight: Light

Composition: 100% Cotton

Width: 156cm / 61.4inch

Pattern repeat: 2cm / 0.7inch

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