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Riverbed - Harris Herringbone is an all wool herringbone tweed fabric from our very special Heart of Huddersfield range, as part of the Rain On The River collection. Woven from Harris yarns this aquatic themed woollen featuring a strong, hard-wearing marled grey warp yarn and a marvellous melange yarn of multi tonal green-blue that features hints of golden sandstone forms the weft. The overall hues of a Lovat green tone with accents of aqua.
This sumptuous Harris herringbone reminds us of freshwater streams with graceful reeds floating past the sandstone riverbeds; hues that are calm, soothing, mild and gentle.
This closely woven woollen has a versatile light / medium weight with a traditional country wool tweed feel. Boasting a stable handle and reassuring drape, Riverbed is ideal all lovers of textiles and natural fibres. This skilfully crafted fabric will ‘do as it’s told’, wool of this kind is hard-wearing, easy to sew and will stand the test of time. Dressmakers, Reenactors, Costumiers, Interior Designers and Craftspeople and all lovers of textiles will find a plethora of uses for this first-rate herringbone, taking you through A/W and into spring.
Dressmakers; fashion classic outerwear and hard-wearing separates. Simple yet stylish pencil skirts, A-line skirts and waistcoats are a perfect place to start. Add a complementary lining for garments that will soon become perennial favourites. Shift dresses and pinafore dresses are super comfy and will make classic key pieces. When you’re feeling more confident try classic jackets, coats and capes. For the daring and creative; feminine Chanel-style suits with coordinating velvet trims or your own bespoke frayed tweed trim.
Reenactors and Costumiers; embrace the soft blue and green hues of this exclusive one-off woollen that is perfect for most outerwear. Natural fibres with a very natural colour palette, in a classic weave. Perfect!
Interior Designers; cosy soft furnishings will give a truly harmonious styling in the home, such as cushions, throws, blinds and curtains.
Craftspeople; 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!
The Perfect Fit; having spent time testing out colour and weave combinations we suggest using Riverbed alongside the other beautiful blues from Rain On The River for a true blue marine theme.
Please note that all HOH fabrics are sold by the half metre. £12.50 per half metre. Please take extra care when ordering fabric lengths from this range. All fabrics will be sent in one continuous length.
Weight: Light / Medium
Composition: 100% Wool
Width: 158 cm / 62.2inch
Pattern Repeat: 0.9cm / 0.35inch