10.75oz Open Road£12.50/metre

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Medium weight denim twill that softens up beautifully once washed. 10.75oz/300gsm. 156cm wide. 100% cotton, no stretch.

This denim has a shrinkage of 0.5% across the width (selvedge to selvedge). Therefore this will become approximately 155cm’s wide.

This denim is suitable for lots of dressmaking projects including dresses with some structure as well as trousers and jeans.

Open Road denim is suitable for the following patterns in our Workbook: Strides and Haremere.

We recommend pre washing your denim before sewing. Putting a large piece of medium-heavy weight denim into the washing machine can sometimes lead to white creases in the denim, this is because it is a stiff fabric so it doesn’t have room to move around. We recommend doing the following to help this not to happen:

  • Wash your denim on its own for the first wash.
  • If you can break up your denim fabric into half this will help.
  • For the first wash use a delicate 30 degree cycle with a low spin.
  • If any white creases develop ironing whilst still damp will help.
  • Do not tumble dry.

When you have made the garment we would recommend washing it inside out.

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