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Subtle Stripes Fine Herringbone is a stunning, super soft, non-itchy wool and cotton blend suiting fabric with a lovely drapey handle that is stable both width and lengthwise. There is a slight ease to the width, which is perfect for making fitted garments!
The fabric has a darker tone in the reverse and the superfine black warp threads are shot through with rich poppy red on the weft, giving a subtle two tone effect. The fine herringbone weave is woven horizontally, from selvedge to selvedge, take care when planning your garments if you choose to turn the the stripes round to run vertically. Subtle Stripes Fine Herringbone will make up splendidly when used either way!
This versatile suiting is perfect for making super smart ladies and mens suiting pieces, such as jackets, lightweight coats and trousers. From cigar pant styles to pleat fronts, this adaptable fabric will work in any style.
Take advantage of the beautiful soft drape quality and fashion elegant fitted ladies wear pieces, such as fit and flare dresses, circle skirts or wiggle skirts with fish tail flared hemlines.
Fitted waistcoats and corset style bodices - perfect for steam punk fashion - and other vintage and retro styles would all look superb made up in our Subtle Stripes Fine Herringbone. The fabric will pleat and drape perfectly, so why not create 'Viv Westwood' style bias cut, tuck and drape style dresses and skirts? Play with fabric manipulation to create some truly striking styles. Making your own clothes certainly allows you the freedom to be unique!
Composition: Wool & Cotton
Pattern repeat: 3cm/1.2inch