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Monarch of the Glen - Yorkshire Tweed 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.
Woven from a rich multi tonal yarn, the colour of the coat belonging to noble red stags. Bracken and autumn leaves also spring to mind when admiring this stunning fabric. A classic windowpane overcheck of wild berries (red and a blue-green) the colour of shallow water to be found on the shore's of Scottish lochs, adds to the grandeur of this majestic fabric.
The warming autumnal palette in this first rate Yorkshire tweed would not look out of place in Edwin Landseer's famous painting (the namesake of our fabric). Perfect for town or country this first rate, all wool Yorkshire Tweed is just stunning.
Monarch of the Glen; is a closely woven woollen fabric. It has a versatile medium/heavy 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.
Dressmakers; Monarch of the Glen 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 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, horn-type buttons to your makes, picking out the tones of red for an individual style.
The gentle blue-green tones in this fabric are ideal for a range of historical garments from capes and tunics to trousers and over dresses.
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!
Weight: Medium / Heavy
Composition: 100% Wool
Width: 162cm / 63.7inch
Pattern repeat: 6.5cm / 2.5inch