1 m = 1.1 yd
|Composition:||70% Wool 30% Silk|
|Categories:||Dresses, Skirts, Sweatshirts|
This black wool and silk blend twill features an elaborate pattern of paisley style motifs and swirls. It is applied via screen printing, which means that each color, be it light blue, beige or coffee brown, is transferred onto the ground with the help of a special screen, one by one, until all the inks have been used. This dyeing technology ensures high color retention and vibrant colorways that are resistant to fading. Premium wool provides softness, while silk gives a smooth feel.
Wool is a natural fiber provided by animals, mostly sheep. Humans have been spinning it into cloths since ancient times because of its unique properties. Sheep’s wool is resilient, highly durable and pulls moisture away from the skin. The application of wool has no bounds: suiting wool for high class business suits, coating wool for warm overcoats and jackets, finest worsted wool for dresses, skirts and tops. Some of the best sheep’s wool comes from Australia and New Zealand.
Beside merino wool that is suitable for all seasons, there are other types of wool used for apparel, such as
High quality wool tends to be on the expensive side, but it’s worth the price. Apart from the feel and the texture that leave you speechless, these noble wools speak volumes about one’s style and taste.
Wool fabrics are divided into woolen and worsted ones. They often come in blends with silk, cotton, linen that improve performance and wearability.
Paisley prints and patterns are one of the hottest trends that seem to stay forever. Offered in vibrant or muted colors, worn both by women and men, paisley proves one thing: any trend can become classic if it’s versatile and adapts to any style.
Twill is a type of weave with a diagonal rib pattern. Fabrics made with twill weave are durable, attractive and mostly opaque. Compared to plain woven materials, they have better water resistance and wrinkle recovery. They are made of various fibers, such as silk, cotton, wool, viscose, etc.
Twill is a sturdy fabric that lasts for a long time if properly cared for. Depending on the weight and quality, it can be made into:
Paisley twill is a beautiful investment to any wardrobe, as it never falls out of fashion and carries an aura of mystery around it. This Persian droplet motif has evolved into a world-class pattern and is often seen on some of the finest fabrics from Etro and Liberty of London.
Sewing twill fabric may be a daunting task. 100% silk twill is quite slippery, while wool and cotton twills are more stable. Here are several tips you might find useful when planning to sew this type of material:
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All fabrics on our website are priced by the running meter. The term "running meter" or "linear meter" is used in the fabric industry.
To convert meters to yards, use the conversion factor 0.9144. In other words,
1 Yard = 0.9144 Meters
1 Metre = 1.0936 Yards