4C22 DRIED HERB Softened - 100% Linen - Heavy (7.1 oz/yd2)

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Price: $15.54 per yard
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Painter, poet, filmmaker and sculptor, Danish artist Per Kirkeby had a prolific practice spanning multiple styles, but underpinning his ideas was a fascination with the structures and patterns of nature.

The fertile, olive shade of green in DRIED HERB Linen appeared often in his evocative, expressive paintings, a color that allowed him to express the emotional beauty and power of the Danish landscape. His view of nature was seen at ground level, where wild tangles of leaves and bracken allow new roots and shoots to emerge from their depths.

At a heavier weight of 7.1 ounces this 100% linen is referred to as Rustic due to its more textured look and feel. Durable and perfect for projects that require just a bit more substance.

The cloth is Softened so we have added a softener to give it a silkier hand. The fabric has not been laundered so shrinkage will still have to be taken into consideration (shrinkage depends on fabric weave and laundering method).

Fabric specifications:

Article : 4C22 Rustic - Bortovka
Content : 100% Linen
Type : BASIC
Thread size warp : 11.6
Thread size weft : 11.6
Thread count warp : 38
Thread count weft : 32
Color : DRIED HERB
Weight : 7.1 oz/yd2
Width : 57 inch

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KF
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I love the signature linen fabric I have purchased in the past. Don't know why I opted for this rustic version instead. I guess I thought the heavier weight would create a nicer drape for the trousers i had in mind. But I cant do it. I should have paid more attention to the description than to the weight.

kathleen • June 1, 2022
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GN
GORGEOUS GREEN

You never know exactly what a color will actually look like when you order online. I took a chance on this green, and absolutely LOVE it!! It is the perfect green. Dried herb describes it well. I made a cross back apron and it came out great. I am keeping this in my wishlist.

Gail • May 19, 2022
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SJ
Color is stunning

I'm doing an apron just for me!

Sylvia • November 1, 2021
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MM
Beautiful color and great quality

I've been making art quilts and purchased a variety of linen to supplement some of my hand dyed fabrics. This was a great addition. And the weight would be good for jackets, etc. I am so happy I discovered the Fabrics Store. Love the linen selections.

MICHELE • August 17, 2021

I used this fabric as the contrast trim on my attempts at a 16th Century German Trossfrau ensemble. The fabric was an absolute dream to work with, and I shudder to think how badly the attempt might have turned out with lower quality fabric. I did soak, wash, dry and iron before cutting, to preemptively resolve any bleeding or shrinking issues. It did not bleed muchDid during the soak, the color stayed very true, but I did have some small amount of shrinkage. As with any linen I have ever seen (and most woven fabrics for that matter) fraying could have been an issue, but I got out head of that as well, by serging the edges whenever possible (not accurate, but I am still enough of an amateur that structure is more important)

Miranda • October 8, 2021
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