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Organic cotton muslin, white

Product code 150 51-0001

Lightweight cotton muslin in organic cotton with a fine-threaded, more open weave. Wonderful for breezy summer dresses and scarves.

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Basic parameters
Width: 108 cm
Color: white
Content: 100% cotton
Weight (gsm): 51 gsm
Weight (mm): 18 mm
Drape: slightly supple
Style: regency, empire
Minimum order: 0.2 m
Availability: seasonal collection
Certification: GOTS
Shrinkage: 1-2%
Care:
Bulk discount
1 - 9 m
7.48 $ / m
10 - 19 m
-5%
7.10 $ / m
20 - 49 m
-10%
6.73 $ / m
50 - 99 m
-15%
6.35 $ / m
100 and more
-20%
5.98 $ / m

in stock 106.6 m

7.48 $/m

7.48 $/m without VAT

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Product description

Product description

Fabric

This organic cotton muslin is woven of fine thread. It has a soft hand with a naturally smooth touch – it has not been treated, unlike some shirting fabrics or our batiste prints, which have a special finish for a smoother and slightly stiffer hand. The weave is more open than for batiste, but denser than a gauze, so in spite of how fine it is, it holds its shape fairly well and doesn’t shrink considerably.

This fabric is sheer – especially solids in lighter shades. Layer it or use where a little translucence won’t matter.

Application

Cotton muslin is a light, airy fabric with a moderate drape that gathers well (full skirts, puffed sleeves, ruffles) and also works nicely in flowing garments, summer scarves, and romantic curtains.

Muslin enjoyed huge popularity in Empire era fashion, when it played the starring role in the high-waisted chemise gowns that we associate with that period. These were worn in pure white, or with subtle prints or embroidery.

Historical under garments were also made of muslin. This cotton version makes a comfortable shift to wear under gowns from even earlier periods, like the Renaissance or Middle Ages, if you are not a stickler for absolute authenticity (if so, go for our lightweight linen fabric), or for LARP costumes.

Cotton muslin is a good material for embroidery, in white or color, and for lace appliqué (such as Carrickmacross lace). It also takes dye well and is good for batik projects.

Organic cotton

This batiste is made of GOTS-certified organic cotton, which guarantees responsible production from the cultivation process through fabric finishing. It is made in India, where the production of lightweight cotton fabrics has a strong historical tradition – as a matter of fact, that is precisely where dressmakers in the Empire era got their muslin

 

Care

Machine wash 40°C. Because this fabric is quite fine, use a lower spin cycle; gentle handling will prolong your fabric’s lifespan. Iron on cotton setting.

FAQ

Should I pre-shrink fabric before sewing?

Generally, pre-shrinking is needed for linen, cotton, and rayon, but for finer fabrics (light rayon, Tencel and modal) proceed with care – don't use hot water or a hot iron, simply launder the fabric the way you will be laundering the completed garment.

Is your product assortment always the same?

Most of our fabrics are one-time offers that last until they are sold out. However, some more popular items are always restocked or can be ordered on request. As a rule, this applies to notions, where the selection is pretty consistent, but may also include some types of fabric. Look at the product's availability value – it shows whether the goods are available while supplies last, in the core inventory or in a seasonal collection.

What is a seasonal collection?

The goods in the seasonal collection come directly from our verified manufacturers. We change up the colors on offer from season to season but fabric quality is always constant. For large (wholesale) orders, colors that have been sold out can be reordered individually.

What is a limited edition?

Limited editions are fabrics of exceptional quality or patterns that have been designed and produced exclusively under the Sartor brand. As a rule, they do not repeat and are therefore only available while supplies last. Don't miss your chance to own a true original.

Do you ship abroad?

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