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Roebuck Check is the perfect fusion of tradition and technology. The traditional houndstooth country check woven in wonderful countryside tones of natural, soft beige with tiny orange flecks and mossy green are further enhanced by navy blue, dark spruce green and rich hazelnut brown. The wool fibres used to made up this country classic have been mixed with polyester to add stretch to fabric and make it easier to care for!
Roebuck has s lovely soft feel (not at all prickly or itchy, although it does have the look of traditional wool tweed. It has a soft drapey handle and is stable across the width and length.
An excellent fabric that will make superb tailored pieces and less traditional garments too! Think Vivienne Westwood bias drape and tuck dresses and skirts! Try jackets - classic hacking style, coats, waistcoats, tailored sheath dresses, pencil skirts and pinafore dresses. How about a country cape or wrap to match with wellies for winter walks in the countryside? Use any left over pieces for hats, bags and scarves!
Roebuck Check will also fit excellently into rural themed rooms at home - try soft furnishings such as curtains, blinds, cushions, throws, door stops, draught excluders, etc..
Composition: Wool and polyester
Pattern repeat: 3.5cm/1.25inch