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Bloodline Plaid - 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 heritage style plaid fabric is full of calming natural tones, inspired by the people and land of Yorkshire.
Intersecting bands of multi hued greys sit in perfect harmony, like the soot stained mills and industrial buildings of West Yorkshire. The addition of a dark blood red overcheck adds interest and definition, reminding us of the bloodline of generations of textile workers in our Yorkshire heritage. This pleasing natural palette has a relaxed country style.
Bloodline Plaid - Yorkshire Tweed 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.
Bloodline Plaid - Yorkshire Tweed 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, perhaps picking out the tones of red for an individual style.
The superb natural tones in this fabric are ideal for a range of historical garments from capes and tunics to trousers and over dresses.
Freshen up your home and use this hard-wearing wool plaid 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: 158cm / 62.2inch
Pattern repeat: 14.5cm / 5.7inch
Made in Huddersfield, Yorkshire