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Pharaoh's Blue - Shot Shirting Poplin

£1.00
per metre
Fabric Code: M1a18

This stunning two tone Italian fabric is woven with superfine high thread count yarns in an impeccable flat weave. Rich black yarns are closely packed together across the warp to form the base for the beautiful Egyptian Blue weft yarns. The combination of the two tones (black and blue) has produced a stylish fabric with a definite air of self assured style - fit for a king (or queen). The rich two tone / shot effect also boasts a subtle sheen adding to the expensive style. this is designer quality - without the price tag.

Pharaoh's Blue boasts a stable handle soft, cool cotton feel and soft drape quality which will pleat, tuck and gather to form pretty ruffles and excellent fullness if required. This classic Italian shirt fabric will of course hold crisp details such as collars, cuffs and button bands, but there are a host of other things to make from this first rate cotton poplin.

Ideal items to make are: easy make T-shirt style tops, shirts and blouses, shirt dresses, boho-prairie style dresses with tiered skirts and gathered ruffles, pretty little girls and toddler dresses with gathered/smocked yokes - use contrasting threads to create stunning detail- perfect for winter party outfits- add a red or green velvet sash to complete the look. Traditional styles never date. (Vogue Patterns - 9177 is a suitable pattern). Add some pretty embroidery or ready made embroidered motifs to your shirts, dresses and blouse's to create stunning evening attire. Extend this theme into kimono robes and you will have superb dramatic cool cotton robes with drama!

Add this solid two-tone colour poplin to your crafting stash for the perfect contrast to patterns for patch work and applique. 

Weight: Light

Composition: 100% Cotton

Width: 158cm / 62.2inch

Pattern repeat: N/A

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