8oz Washed Dark

8oz Washed Dark

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Description:

A very special washed denim, soft handle and truly versatile.

  • 150cm wide.
  • 8oz, 225gsm.
  • 100% cotton.
  • This fabric will fade over time, avoid storing or drying in direct sunlight.
  • Please be aware that when this is washed at the mill the selvedges can become distressed.
  • As all computer monitors show colours differently, we recommend ordering a sample of the cloth to check it is the right colour and weight for your project.
  • Thread match Gutermann Sew All 711.

The dress pictured is the Ellis pattern.

8oz denim is suitable for the following patterns in our Workbook: Strides, Saltmarsh and Haremere.

Washing Instructions

We recommend pre washing your fabric before sewing. Putting a large piece of medium-heavy weight cloth into the washing machine can sometimes lead to white creases in the fabric, 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 fabric on its own for the first wash.
  • Sink your fabric  in water before hand, letting it fully absorb, so you are putting in the cloth already wet.
  • If you can break up your 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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