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Tickled Pink - Straw Weave - Yorkshire Tweed is a gorgeous all wool tweed. Manufactured in Huddersfield undergoing the same processes as our exclusive Heart of Huddersfield range.
A confident limestone grey (with rose sandstone accents) forms the warp and the perfect backdrop to this stunning fabric. Delicious soft pink yarns are woven in groups of four to achieve the straw weave, named because the grouping of yarns resembles flat pieces of straw (also similar to basket weave). Tickled Pink may be feminine in colour but there's an air of self-assured confidence to this stunner and a certain Chanel style too! The textured weave detail providing extra interest and the ideal fabric for fashioning iconic Chanel style jackets. Gentle and easy on the eye, the overall pink tone has superb versatility, keep things tonal by sitting alongside other soft pastel tones, heather, lilac and duck egg blue. Add a pop of colour to your grey key pieces, for pure simplicity.
You will certainly be tickled pink with your bespoke makes fashioned in this fabulous Yorkshire tweed. This closely woven woollen has a versatile medium weight and a traditional wool feel, without being rough or itchy. Boasting a stable handle and reassuring drape, Tickled Pink is perfect for a plethora of sewing room projects. An intricately woven fabric that will do as you tell it. Woollen fabrics of this kind are easy to sew and will stand the test of time.
Dressmakers, Interior Designers and Craftspeople – you will find a plethora of uses for this first-rate fabric, taking you through A/W and into spring.
Dressmakers; this fabric is ideal for fashioning classic outerwear pieces and hard-wearing separates. Start with simple yet stylish pencil and A-line skirts with matching waistcoats. Show off this all wool fabric with shift dresses and pinafore dresses that are super comfy and will always make for key wardrobe pieces – wear with shirts & blouses for a classic look. Choose a complimentary lining to give a sophisticated finish for garments that will soon become perennial favourites. When your sewing skills are more established, jackets, coats and capes will give you all the sewing satisfaction you could wish for! If you want an even more luxe style, feminine Chanel style suits with coordinating velvet trims will look a million dollars. The nature of the weave makes it ideal for fashioning your own hand-frayed tweed trim for true designer style.
Interior Designers; use this stunning wool tweed to create a range of coordinating soft furnishings. Cushions, throws and blinds will all look subtle yet striking in the home, displaying the fabric’s gorgeous pink and grey yarns.
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!
Composition: 100% Wool
Width: 156cm / 61.4inch
Pattern repeat: 7mm / 0.27inch