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Diamond weave virgin wool, ivory, 0.5m

Product code 105 05-0004 (1)

A sturdy, midweight, 100% virgin wool fabric in ivory woven in a broken twill that makes an attractive diamond pattern. The fabric has a lightly fulled, flannel surface for added warmth and softness. OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certified material.

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Basic parameters
Width: 151 cm
Color: ivory
Content: 100% virgin wool
Weight (gsm): 298 gsm
Weight (mm): 69 mm
Drape: slightly stiff
Availability: seasonal collection
Care:
Shrinkage: 3%

in stock 1 pcs

33.21 $/m

26.56 $/m

13.28 $/pcs

13.28 $/pcs without VAT

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Product description

Product description

Because this ivory wool twill with a diamond weave is made entirely of pure wool, it brings you all of the benefits of this wonderful natural fiber: It is warm but breathable, it keeps you warm even when it’s wet, it has wonderful self-cleaning properties, and it is entirely biodegradable, so when it reaches the end of its life cycle, it can be discarded without harming the planet.

This midweight wool fabric is a good choice for a winter blazer or skirt. It is not a winter-weight wool coating, however, so if you choose to use it for an overcoat, the result will be better suited to face the elements in autumn or spring. Made of pure wool, this fabric is also suitable for historical costuming; the diamond weave was not as common as plain weaves or ordinary twills, so this fabric is better suited for clothing characters of higher social standing. For further historical details see our post on wool fabric through the ages. If you are looking for a humbler variant, see our other wool fabrics – we carry wool broadcloth in plain weave and twill.

This fabric has a moderate drape (trousers or skirts made of it will hang well) but it takes pressed folds, pleats, and darts well. It’s a good idea to pre-shrink this fabric with a steam iron before sewing. To ensure you preserve the benefits of wool, choose a quality lining that breathes, such as silk twill (serge).

Care

We recommend dry cleaning this wool fabric at a reliable dry cleaner. You may hand wash or machine wash using the woolens program; use a special detergent for woolens; wash at a low temperature (30°C) with the spin cycle switched off. Do not wash on your machine’s default program and do not use your usual detergent; doing so can cause the fabric to shrink by 30% and thicken significantly. Wool garments do not need to be ironed; simply hang on a good hanger while damp to dry. When sewing, press on the back side using your iron’s wool setting.

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