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Falling Poppies - Liberty Silk Crepe de Chine

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Fabric Code: E2d40 (E2a59)

Falling Poppies - Liberty Silk Crepe de Chine is another exquisite blouse weight silk crepe de chine. 'A versatile favourite, with a soft handle and a natural lustre. Its surface has a hint of matte roughness, making it one of the easiest silks to sew – luxe yet laidback, it’s perfect for daytime designs as well as eveningwear'.

Printed with a bold floral design of falling red poppies. Bold black outlines and highlights of white, create lively drama against the rich wine-hued background. All the usual impeccable qualities you would expect from Liberty fabrics are present in this elegant beauty. 

The delicious red wine tones of this silken stunner make this fabric ideal for feminine flowing and ruffled styles. High/low hemlines with flamenco styling will look superb! Falling Poppies boasts an incredibly, slinky and luxurious handle and excellent stability, this light (blouse weight), but by no means flimsy, 100% Silk Crepe de Chine is perfect for a host of sophisticated projects.

Combine this beauty with classic ivory or a pink-hued crepe de chine for a super on-trend pattern blocking style. Classic full-sleeved blouses with neat collars or bow tie necks will look superb. Extend these styles into dresses with full gathered tiers for an elegant and up to date style.

"Try using crepe de chine to create a louche effect with wide-leg trousers and loosely tailored shirts, or with fluted sleeves and ruffled accents for a romantic feel."

Falling Poppies will make excellent simple drapey tops, blouses and bias-cut dresses (lining recommended). Try a simple rectangle, drop shoulder cowl-necked scarf top or easy make dolman sleeve top. Perfect for dressing up your jeans! Stand-alone occasion wear, tea dresses, ladies day dresses and bridesmaid dresses will look so feminine made in this botanical beauty. Emphasise the Art Deco influence and create the Paris Promenade Dress from Folkwear Patterns and combine with fire red crepe de chine or another similar-toned design for stunning results.

Go ahead and indulge further in creatingrobes, peignoirs, nightdresses, slips, camisoles, French knickers, playsuits etc and add some matching antique style lace trim for the finishing touch.

Weight: Light

Composition: 100% Silk

Width: 140cm / 55.1inch

Pattern repeat: 53cm / 20.8inch

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