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Donegal Dream Herringbone - Yorkshire Tweed is a superb 100% all wool herringbone. Manufactured in Huddersfield undergoing the same processes as our exclusive Heart of Huddersfield range. This fabric is not one of Fabworks' own exclusive designs.
Spun and woven from a blend of the finest wool fibres. A rich multi tonal spruce green warp yarn forms the base with a complex melange yarn displaying tones of dusty heather and warm bark forming the weft. This combination of yarns creates a subtle marled effect to the chevrons, look closer and you will find the most delightful multicoloured Donegal flecks, with pops of mustard, red and turquoise to name but a few!
Donegal Dream Herringbone is the perfect country tweed for those who love natural palettes but crave colour and fun! Get up close and personal with this fabric to really appreciate the melange of colours.
A closely woven woollen fabric that features a versatile medium weight and a traditional, softy brushed, wool feel, with a stable handle that also has a reassuring drape. The perfect fabric for a plethora of sewing room projects, as it will always do as it’s told. Wool of this kind is 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; Donegal Dream Herringbone 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 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. Draw attention to the multi coloured flecks by adding quirky multicoloured buttons and interesting contrasts like corduroy elbow patches and pocket flaps.
Reenactors and Costumiers; embrace the warming hues of this all wool fabric, it’s perfect for hard-wearing outerwear - natural fibres, natural colour palette and a classic weave. Fantastic!
Interior Designers; use this classic wool herringbone to create a range of warming soft furnishings such as cushions, throws, blinds and curtains for a truly harmonious styling in the home. Use the multicoloured flecks to coordinate with your home accessories.
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: 156cm / 61.4inch
Pattern Repeat: 2.3cm / 0.9inch