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Bluebell Wood - Harris Herringbone is an all wool herringbone tweed fabric from our very special Heart of Huddersfield range, part of the Weaver’s Garden collection. Woven from Harris yarns this floral purple inspired woollen features a strong, hard-wearing marled charcoal warp yarn and a classic true purple weft yarn with deep bluebell undertones.
The blend of coloured fibres within this combination of yarns produces an obscured and hazy look to the small herringbone weave that is breath-taking and not loud or shouty in style, epitomising the colour of carpets of bluebells you find on walks over the Yorkshire countryside and may have found in traditional weaver’s cottage gardens.
This closely woven woollen has a versatile light / medium weight with a traditional country wool tweed feel. Boasting a stable handle and reassuring drape, Bluebell Wood is ideal for all lovers of textiles and natural fibres. This skilfully crafted fabric will ‘do as it’s told’, wool of this kind is hard-wearing, 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 herringbone, taking you through A/W and into spring.
Dressmakers; fashion classic outerwear and hard-wearing separates. Simple yet stylish pencil skirts, A-line skirts and waistcoats are a perfect place to start. Add a complementary lining for garments that will soon become perennial favourites. Shift dresses and pinafore dresses are super comfy and will make classic key pieces. When you’re feeling more confident try classic jackets, coats and capes. For the daring and creative; try feminine Chanel-style suits with coordinating velvet trims or your own bespoke frayed tweed trim.
Reenactors and Costumiers; embrace the rich purple hues of this exclusive one-off woollen that is perfect for most outerwear. Natural fibres with a nature-inspired colour palette, in a classic weave. Gorgeous!
Interior Designers; cosy soft furnishings will give a truly harmonious styling in the home, such as cushions, throws, blinds and curtains.
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!
The Perfect Fit; having spent time testing out colour and weave combinations we suggest using Bluebell Wood alongside the other beautiful rich colours from Weaver’s Garden for a brightly coloured floral-inspired theme.
Please note that all HOH fabrics are sold by the half metre. £12.50 per half metre. Please take extra care when ordering fabric lengths from this range. All fabrics will be sent in one continuous length.
Weight: Light / Medium
Composition: 100% Wool
Width: 163cm / 64.1inch
Pattern Repeat: 0.9cm / 0.35inch