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Storm Cloud Check - 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 delightful blend of multi tonal yarns, this fabric is full of versatile grey hues, inspired by wild stormy skies over Huddersfield, the location of where this gorgeous fabric was woven.
The intersecting bands of multi hued greys, woven in a traditional twill weave sit in perfect harmony and evoke memories of wild winter walks in driving rain storms where blustery skies lay overhead. Storm Cloud Check - Yorkshire Tweed boasts a pleasing natural palette with a relaxed country style. Grey toned fabrics are a go to forming the mainstay of most peoples wardrobes, ideal for toning brighter accents down and seriously smart.
This closely woven woollen fabric 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.
Storm Cloud - Check 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 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 grey for an individual style.
The superb natural 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!
This first rate woollen's sister fabric is Grinton Moorland - Check
Composition: 100% Wool
Width: 158cm / 62.2inch
Pattern repeat: 9cm / 3.5inch