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This delightful, checked shirting cotton fabric boasts a palette of rich green and blue tones, like the dark and glossy evergreen foliage of country village hedgerows, accentuated by the blue of pretty little blue tit birds which visit the hedgerows for tasty treats. A touch of soft petal pink like the complexion of our fabrics namesake, Anne of Green Gables (a fair skinned country girl). Outlines of white and the addition of classic black superfine micro four pointed stars give this fabric a true country style.
Green Gables Check is woven in a close, flat weave and boasts a stable handle width and lengthwise, plus a soft drape quality. This will enable full gathers tucks and pleats perfect for a host of dressmaking projects for all the family.
Classic shirts and blouses, western shirts with patch pockets and deep piped detail yokes - wear with a black velvet ribbon neck tie to complete the look. Country classic shirts ideal for pairing with your favourite jeans or dressing up with a smart pair of corduroy trousers or skirt. Create retro shirt or prairie dresses with pretty pleated or gathered skirts ideal for layering with thick winter tights and a hand knitted cardigan. Create matching mum and baby outfits by making babies and toddlers romper suits or pretty dresses with smocked or embellished yokes, add some pretty ric-rac for instant effect, perfect for Burns night celebrations and autumn winter occasions. For modern styles, bell sleeved tops, or simple cropped boxy T-shirt style tops. Make classic pyjamas and traditional style night dresses from this winter beauty for some old school charm. Pipe with contrasting black to bring out those rich colours.
This richly coloured check will take you throughout autumn and winter with its comforting soft handle and classic style.
Composition: 100% Cotton
Width: 156cm / 61.4inch
Pattern repeat: 2.4cm / 0.9inch