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Lochside View Check - Yorkshire Tweed is a gorgeous all wool checked 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.
Inspired by the countryside around the Lochs of the North West Highlands of Scotland, woven from a delightful blend of multi tonal grey yarns, with subtle hints of green. Pops of rich and bright accent colours give this twill woven check beautiful points of interest.
The intersecting bands of multi hued grey with hints of green sit in perfect harmony with the bright accent colours. The combination emulates the rocky shorelines of lochs, the blue-green-turquoise of the reflected sky and rich brown like the stems of pink-purple bell heathers. This complimentary combination has produced a modern plaid with with a relaxed country style. A first-rate all wool Yorkshire Tweed with Scottish inspiration that is just stunning!
Lochside View Check is a closely woven woollen fabric. It has a versatile medium weight and a traditional wool feel that boasts a stable handle that drapes reassuringly with the promise of cosy warmth. It’s the perfect fabric for a plethora of sewing room projects and 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 a plethora of uses for this first-rate Yorkshire Tweed, taking you through A/W and perfectly into spring. Lochside View is perfect for fashioning classic and modern outerwear and hard-wearing separates. Start with simple and stylish pencil skirts, A-line skirts and waistcoats, choose a complementary quality 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. Add multi toned, buttons to your makes, picking out the accent colours for an individual style.
Freshen up your home and use this hard-wearing wool plaid to create a range of coordinating soft furnishings such as cushions, throws, blinds and curtains for a truly harmonious styling in the home.
Don't forget to use all your scraps for; 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: 160cm / 62.9inch
Pattern repeat: 18cm / 7inch