IS046 Margaux Gouache / Gouache - 73% Linen / 27% Cotton Fabric - Heavy (7.7 oz/yd2) - 2.50 Yards, Width 114"

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You may have had the pleasure of working with our trickster weave fabrics - the ones that arrive flat and ordinary, but upon first contact with the washer and drier, they shapeshift into something deliciously textured and absolutely unique.

This cloth is 114 inches wide and 7.7 ounces a square yard which qualifies it at the top of the scale of heavyweight fabrics.

Woven with 73% linen to keep us cool and humidity-free and 27% cotton to be fluffier and voluminous.

The fabric arrives flat with subtle patterns that can be seen in the interweaving of the threads. This weaving technique comes with a delightful surprise once it goes through its first wash and dry. It fluffs up everywhere the threads are not interwoven.

To give it the volume the cloth needs to be a textured - the cloth is built to shrink. The styles will pucker differently based on their weave. They will shrink about 8% on the width ( weft going selvage to selvage) of the cloth and about 24% on the length ( warp of the cloth). Shrinkage is based on a warm wash and low-heat dry.

Design created exclusively for F|S - you just pull the fabric out of the drier and feel like a magician.

This wide cloth is perfect for:

  • Robes
  • Curtains
  • Decorative Pillows
  • Jackets
  • Throws
  • Towels
  • Picnic and beach blankets
  • and, of course, Bedspreads

Fabric specifications:

Article IS046
Content 73% LINEN / 27% COTTON
Width 114 inch
Weight 7.7 oz/yd2
Thread size warp 20
Thread size weft 17.9
Thread count warp 51
Thread count weft 51

Customer Questions and Answers


Can you please send me yardage for a standard king bed? Do you know if a heavy weight linen could be used to back this with some quilting to hold the layers together? I think this would be a wonderful spread/blanket for those who like a heavier weight on their beds - think of the "heavy comfort" blankets which are now hot.

Toni • September 26, 2022
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I have sent this answer directly to you - please check your inbox

Maureen • September 26, 2022

I do understand this is in the doggie bag section if i order 4 yards will it come in one whole length. Thank you

Lynn • January 17, 2023
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The DB listing shows this as 2 yard pieces - if you order 2 of these it will come as 2 pieces of 2 yards each. It will not be a continuous 4 yard piece.

Maureen • January 17, 2023

I also need the yardage for a standard and a cal king bed? Thanks

Mary • September 26, 2022
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The information has been emailed to you - please check your in-box.

Maureen • September 26, 2022

King size bed yardage?

Anna lucia • September 28, 2022
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4 yards will make the bedspread which measures 102 x 101 inches, which will fit a King and Queen size bed.

Lauren • September 28, 2022

Does this come in any other cooler besides Blue?

Toni • August 7, 2022
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Yes there are 6 colors available in this style. You can find them here:

Maureen • August 7, 2022

If I buy 4 yards for a queen sized bedspread, will I need to do any sewing other than hemming the edges?

Terry • August 14, 2022
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No other sewing needed. We have a tutorial I will email you so you will have a step by step guideline to assist you.

Maureen • August 14, 2022

Would this fabric work for a CalKing bedspread? If yes, how much yardage would be needed? Thanks.

Christina • August 15, 2022
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I have sent an email to you directly with the information and guidelines needed.

Maureen • August 15, 2022

Could you email me the yardages needed for the standard size bedspreads (crib, single, full, queen, cal-king, king) and pillow shams, so that I don't end up short once I wash them?

Kitty • August 15, 2022
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I can send you the specifications I have for the queen and king but the rest, you would need to calculate them based on your measurements, taking shrinkage into consideration. Shrinkage % are listed at the site and in the email I sent to you.

Maureen • August 15, 2022

I also need the info to make a CalKing bedspread. Thank you. Sheila

Sheila • August 15, 2022
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I emailed this to you 8/15/22 as requested

Maureen • August 15, 2022

Could you please send me the instructions for making a bed spread with this fabric, I seemed tohave misplaced them. Thanks! Marilyn

Marilyn • October 17, 2022
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The instructions have been sent to your email -please let us know if you do not receive them.

Maureen • October 17, 2022

I'm going to make a bedspread with this IS046. We have a split King size Sleep Number bed (it splits so each person can move the head & foot). How many yards do I need and what is your recommendation on finishing the edges?

Kimberly • February 6, 2023
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I sent the tutorial and instructions to your email - if not in your inbox, please check junk, SPAM or promotional folder.

Maureen • February 6, 2023

Could you please send pattern for a queen size bed. For a bedspread

Patricia • February 8, 2023

I will email this to you directly

Patricia • February 8, 2023

I LOVE the weight of this fabric and would like to make a shawl with fringed ends. Any guidelines on how to do this? I'm thinking before washing would be best, but would love suggestions.

Eve • February 13, 2023

I will email you directly

Patricia • February 13, 2023
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Exactly as I had hoped!

I received this fabric and couldn't wait to put it in the wash to watch the magic. As described, the fabric shrank into a beautiful new fabric. It's perfect for making a duvet for my son which is the reason I got it. I can't wait to get started! It's going to be amazing!

Stephenie • February 13, 2023
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Second time around

After buying this material and making my son a bedspread for his last birthday, I did a repeat to make one for myself. The color is just as pictured, shrinkage as predicted, but the amount of my delight vastly underestimated. I'm just sorry this wasn't purchased sooner. The Fabric Store continues to be my "go-to" place for linen. Love the products and the staff is wonderful!

Sallie • June 22, 2022
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I bought this summer blanket

I bought the 4 yards and the size is perfect. I loved the way it folded so easy and sewed the hems. I washed and dried once and it came out great. Snuggles well. I'd buy it again. I love their fabrics.

Betty • July 12, 2021
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Absolutely gorgeous bedspread

I bought 4 yards and hemmed all 4 edges per the instructions. After a quick wash and dry the most beautiful seersucker fabric emerged! It makes the perfect summer blanket. Gorgeous blue color!

Joanne • July 12, 2021
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light and airy yet soft and strong

this is my first light weight linen purchase and I love it! It is so lightweight and airy yet feels very strong and holds the seems well. If you love the medium and heavy weight linens you will love the light! all a little different but excellent quality! This is a classic light blue color - exactly what I expected.

Kristina • July 11, 2021
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Love this bedspread

Sallie • June 22, 2022

Queen size bedspread after being washed - 4 yards total

Oksana • June 28, 2021

Photo of fabric after washing. Color is not accurate. It is much bluer in real life, but this gives an idea of the puckering.

Sandra • June 26, 2021
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