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Darting Kingfisher - Yorkshire Herringbone 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, but easily could be.
Woven from a superb combination of yarns, this sublime fabric is full of rich blue-green tones. Striking turquoise and natural white are showcased in finely blended yarns, then woven into the neat chevrons of the herringbone weave. This fresh and uplifting colour combination echoes the colours of darting kingfishers and their exquisite turquoise plumage, the fine herringbone resembling delicate yet streamlined feathers too!
Dive into this first-rate Yorkshire Herringbone to reveal a closely woven woollen fabric with a versatile medium/heavyweight and traditional wool feel that boasts a structure that drapes reassuringly with the promise of cosy warmth. It’s the perfect fabric for all sorts of sewing room projects - 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 lots of uses for this superb herringbone, taking you through A/W and perfectly into early spring.
Dressmakers; Darting Kingfisher is perfect for fashioning classic outerwear and hard-wearing separates. Start with neat and stylish pencil skirts, create cosy pinafore dresses which 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 style buttons to your makes for seasonal style.
Interior designers; use this hard-wearing wool herringbone to create a range of coordinating soft furnishings such as cushions, throws, blinds and curtains for truly harmonious styling in the home which is bright, fresh and uplifting.
Craftspeople; create 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!
Weight: Medium / Heavy
Composition: All Wool
Width: 156cm / 61.4inch
Pattern repeat: 1.4cm / 0.5inch (Chevron Repeat)