Alaskan Snow
Alaskan Snow
Alaskan Snow
Alaskan Snow
Alaskan Snow
Alaskan Snow
Alaskan Snow
Alaskan Snow

Alaskan Snow Indian Cotton

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$19.00 /metre
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Description:

Black and white ikat weave. A summer weight dressmaking cotton. Suitable for breezy tops, dresses and loose fitting trousers.

Ikat is a resist dyeing technique where the threads used for weaving are dyed beforehand.  The Ikat threads are bound in a pattern so that the threads covered by the binding 'resist' the dye, creating a design.  The more binding done before weaving, the more complicated the pattern.

  • 114cm wide.
  • 100% cotton.
  • Approx 120-150gsm.
  • White lines vary in size from selvedge to selvedge.
  • For the first couple of washes, place the fabric in the washing machine drum at 30 or 40 degrees with a handful of table salt. This will help fix the dye to prevent it running.
  • Indian cloths are sometimes susceptible to irregularities in the weave or print, this is all part of their charm and are not classed as flaws.
  • 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 000.

Alaskan Snow is suitable for the following patterns in our Workbook: Bantam and Heron.

 

 

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