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Woodcutter’s Plaid is a superb all wool twill plaid. Manufactured in Huddersfield undergoing the same processes as our exclusive Heart of Huddersfield range. This fabric a not one of Fabworks' own exclusive designs.
Woven from a subtle combination of beautiful earth and sky inspired yarns, spun in Huddersfield. This superb combination of yarns has produced a wonderful nature inspired palette. This plaid reminds us of a woodcutters log cabin nestled deep within dense woodland where the bark of the trees stand proud in shades of dusty grey browns through to rich and mellow toned browns. The woodcutter gazing up between the branches at the blue sky overhead.
The multi-hued browns and blue greys of the intersecting stripes within this first-rate woollen have a subtle marled effect that is created using multitonal yarns throughout the whole plaid. Overstripes of pale rust, rich mahogany and natural white accentuate this delightful fabric, creating points of interest and the opportunity to use these accents for coordinating with plain fabrics. Loose yourself in the wonderfully complimentary colours within this fab Yorkshire Tweed.
This closely woven woollen has a versatile medium weight and has the feel of a traditional, lightly felted and brushed, wool tweed. Boasting a stable handle that also drapes reassuringly, the perfect fabric for a plethora of sewing room projects. A skillfully crafted fabric that will ‘do as it’s told’, wool of this kind is easy to sew and will stand the test of time.
Use this stunning plaid to form the basis of your own woodland inspired collection. Choose complimentary fabrics, we recommend matching with the Yorkshire Meltons, or Marled Meltons from the Heart of Huddersfield range to break up the plaid or showcase it as you choose. Fashion forecasts predict statement coats and outerwear will be hugely popular in A/W 2019. Wool interiors are always a classic too! Create your own statement pieces using this special Yorkshire Tweed and stand out from the crowd.
Dressmakers, Costumiers, Reenactors and Interior designers and craftspeople, will all find a plethora of uses for Woodcutter’s Plaid.
Dressmakers; start with simple, yet stylish skirts, bias cut A-line skirts will have a super stylish and classic appeal. Waistcoats and gilets with quilted linings are perfect partners for key pieces within your existing wardrobe, choose a complimentary lining and you will have garments that will be perennial favourites.
Pinafore dresses are super comfy and make classic key pieces, you can use the design within the plaid to your own advantage; draw attention to, or away from areas of your body. Using bias cutting methods and combining smaller designed fabrics from the whole collection will produce bespoke garments with designer flair. When your sewing skills are more established making a classic jacket, coat or cape is a truly satisfying project. This hard-wearing country tweed is ideal for sports jackets and country style clothing and of course all the accessories, caps, hats, and bags too. Woodcutter's Plaid will take you through autumn / winter and into spring. Perfect for fashioning classic outerwear and hard-wearing separates, this fabric will keep you warm and dry without being too heavy or bulky.
Interior Designers; use this country style, classic wool plaid to create a range of nature inspired soft furnishings, appliqued cushions, throws, blinds and curtains. Team up with other tweed fabrics.
Craftspeople; Put this first- rate fabric to use for applique on cushions, bag making, door stops draught excluders, hats, caps, neck warmers etc.
Composition: 100% Wool
Width: 154cm / 60.6inch
Pattern Repeat: 31cm / 12.2inch