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Biella Blue Skies is a superfine woven, mohair worsted suiting fabric using the finest lustrous combed mohair yarns in cobalt blue and natural white. When put together it gives the colour of blues skies with a shot-like effect. This sublime creation takes its name from the city where it was woven - Biella, in the foothills of the Italian Alps
This expertly woven fabric has excellent versatility thanks to its stable handle and silken fluid drape. This is truly designer suiting is perfect for sharply dressed men and women alike, but remember that suiting fabric is not just for suits! This is a designer fabric that you can quite literally dress up or dress down. Why settle for the ordinary when you can have extraordinary?
Biella Blue Skies boasts excellent stability, plus a retentive widthwise stretch, and the most beautiful, reassuring medium-heavy drape quality, making it perfect for a mountain of uses. This fabric will hold crisp details like collars, lapels and pocket tops, plus it will form superb ruffles, gathers and pleats should you choose. Blue toned stable fabrics have perennial appeal. The colours suit most skin tones and sit with so many other things in your wardrobe.
Do not be restricted and think you can only make trousers, jackets and waistcoats from this stunning fabric. It is easy-wear, easy-care & will make: shirtdresses, tunics, pinafore dresses and the most elegant and wearable dresses you will return to season after season.
Vogue Patterns V1672 is an elegant wrap bodice dress with a gently flared skirt - perfect for wearing through spring and summer and layering up into autumn. If trousers are more your style, the Zadie Jumpsuit from - Paper Theory Patterns has similar lines to V1672.
Utility styles are super useful and never date. The Assembly Line Patterns are ideal for utility styles as are Merchant & Mills and The Makers Atelier. There are of course lots of other fabulous pattern brands out there, just choose patterns that let the fabric sell itself.
Create a capsule wardrobe from other fabrics in this designer range that coordinate perfectly with Biella Blue Skies, ideal for that sharp-dressed suit style, perfect for strolling down chic historic city streets.
Composition: 100% Wool
Width: 154cm / 60.6inch
Pattern repeat: N/A