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If chic Chanel style fabrics are your thing, then we're sure you'll love Vanilla Ice - Chanel Style Basket Weave. The classic Chanel style jacket and dress or skirt ensemble is a style which will never date, we all have room in our wardrobe for one Chanel style jacket at least - fabulous teamed with your favourite jeans. This delicious fabric is perfect to create your own bespoke makes!
Vanilla Ice is a superb viscose & cotton fabric that is super soft and breathable, and its versatile medium-heavy handle makes it ideal for a host of sewing projects. It's textured basket weave is woven from delicious cool and creamy yarns of alternating thicknesses, creating superb depth within the basket weave design. The subtle sheen emphasises the textural detail, producing a stylish and chic style to this classic cream fabric. The selvedge of this super fabric has a lovely finely fringed detail and is perfect to use as a Chanel style trim for around the closing edges of your jackets, plus pocket tops. This delightful fabric is stable with slight ease across the width and has a gentle bias ease which enables a reassuringly heavy drape.
Ideal styles for this Chanel style basket weave are; classic Chanel style jackets and matching pencil skirts, sheath dresses, perhaps trimmed with a coordinating trim, soft peachy nude and rose gold tones? Add matching buttons or zipper for both a classic or modern take on this perennial style. For more casual styling ideas, try biker style jackets with rose gold tone hardwear (zips and press studs) that will be excellent additions to your wardrobe and look fabulous teamed with a simple jeans and shirt ensembles. Add matching cream loafer shoes and you have the perfect smart casual look.
Classic blazers and simple coatigan styles will all make up really well in this first rate fabric. For something a little different make Stitchless TV's Sculptural Bucket Coat, the heavy drape quality of this fabric will really show off the scooped drape details of this amazing pattern design.
Composition: Cotton & Viscose
Width: 142cm / 56inch
Pattern Repeat: N/A