IS024 All-purpose Bleached - 52% Linen / 48% Cotton Fabric - Medium (5.2 oz/yd2), Width 59"

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This fabric is 59" wide. The perfect combination of linen and cotton was used to create this middleweight  linen that is the perfect alternative for those wanting a blend instead of 100% linen for their projects. This blend can be used for the same projects 100% middleweight linen is used for including apparel, home decor and so much more. 

Fabric specifications:

Article IS024 All-Purpose
Content 52% LINEN / 48% COTTON
Width 59 inch
Weight 5.2 oz/yd2
Thread size warp 20.1
Thread size weft 17.9
Thread count warp 46
Thread count weft 37

Customer Questions and Answers


I'm looking to make a baptism dress for my granddaughter. Is this fabric soft enough for baby skin?

Nadine • May 8, 2024
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This fabric hasn't been pre-softened, so it may be a little stiff before you wash it. If you'd like, you can make it even softer by using our softener, which is designed for linen and cotton fabrics, and is a one time use product which is fragrance free and suitable for babies.

Lauren • May 8, 2024

Hi, would this fabric weight be alright for cafe curtains? I'm looking for something that will still let in some light. Thanks!

Joseph • April 24, 2024
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Yes, this fabric is light filtering and will be great for your project

Lauren • April 24, 2024

Can you use this fabric for a roman shade?

Molly • January 30, 2024
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Yes, you can use this fabric for roman shades, We recommend purchasing a swatch or a yard to feel the fabric in person and to get a feel for it to see if it is right for your project.

Lauren • January 30, 2024

Will this fabric iron smooth without wrinkles? Could it be used for an altar cloth for a church?

Dorthea • January 26, 2024
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Yes, this fabric irons out smooth easily with a hot iron and lots of steam. Better results can be achieved if the fabric is misted with water.

Lauren • January 26, 2024

Can this fabric be used for tea towels?

Laura • November 20, 2023
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Our customers generally prefer a thicker fabric for tea towels. Something like our IL84 and 4C22 linen fabrics, or our 100% cotton Kits are ideal.

Lauren • November 20, 2023

Hi! Can this be used for sofa slipcovers?

Robin • November 14, 2023
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We recommend mediumweight fabric for slipcovers only if they will be used occasionally or lightly, otherwise our heavyweight fabrics are a better option for this.

Lauren • November 14, 2023

Can I order by bolt?

Alicia • May 25, 2023
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This is the direct link to the bolt for this item

Maureen • May 25, 2023

Hi, I'm sewing an early medieval underdress, do you think the cotton-linen medium weight fabric would be to heavy or stiff for this? Thanks!

Teresa • May 23, 2023
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Hello, Our cotton/Linen blends are more structured than our 100% cotton and 100% linen fabrics, but they will soften up over time. For a more period specific garment, most of our customers will use the 100% linen fabric IL019. But either will work for this style dress, it just depends on how much drape and softness you would like on the new fabric.

Lauren • May 23, 2023

Good morning, Would you recommend IS024 Bleached - 52% Linen / 48% Cotton - Medium (5.2 oz/yd2) for formal dinner napkins to be machine embroidered? Thank you.

Susanne • May 3, 2023
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Yes, this fabric has enough substance for formal dinner napkins as well as being suitable for embroidery.

Lauren • May 3, 2023

Approximate shrinkage?

Kelly • October 8, 2022
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Please figure 7-10% based on our recommended wash instructions which you will find in our help center.

Maureen • October 8, 2022
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A JOY to work with!

I bought this 1S024 Bleached linen/cotton blend to make my pillow inserts for throw pillows I'm making. This fabric feels so nice and is fun to sew with. I can't wait to buy more!

Susan • September 16, 2023
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Good structure, easy to sew

Dyed with procion dye, Timberwolf color. Took the dye very well with a clear right and wrong side. Sewing was a dream except for the button holes. Even with interfacing the feed dogs refused to advance the fabric for the buttonhole stitch. Didn't have trouble on any other areas though, even where seams were very thick.

Christin • October 19, 2022

1S024 Bleached linen/cotton blend made into pillow inserts for throw pillows. This is a lovely fabric, excellent quality!

Susan • September 16, 2023

Easy Summer Pants from Wardrobe By Me. ISO24 bleached linen/cotton blend.

Christin • October 19, 2022
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