4C22 MIX NATURAL FS Premier Finish - 100% Linen - Heavy (7.1 oz/yd2)

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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 Premier Finish undergoes a two-step process to give the cloth a luxurious, supple feel right out of the box.
First, we apply a softener to give the fabric a silkier surface. Then, strong blasts of air are blown into the woven cloth. This beats up the fibers to make them softer and mimics the fiber bending process that the fabric undergoes when you've used it a lot.
This finishing process gives the fabric a much softer and more luxurious hand. It will be less prone to deep creases and have less linting. Shrinkage will still have to be taken into consideration based on the fabric type ( thread size, count, weave type).

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 : MIX NATURAL
Weight : 7.1 oz/yd2
Width : 57 inch

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This linen was an absolute dream to work with!

I loved how the rustic feel of the fabric juxtaposed with the tailored silhouette of the suit. It was just the right thickness and opacity while having a beautiful drape and softness to it. I've been looking for this exact fabric for a long time, so it's great to have finally found it!

Nisan • February 24, 2022
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Wonderful

I made a pair of all-season pants with this linen and am so pleased with the results. Washed and dried the fabric 3x before sewing. Lots of lint so be sure to check the dryer every 10 - 20 minutes. Shrinkage is about 10% in length, negligible in width. Will post a pic of the pants soon.

Barbara • April 9, 2018
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Michael profile image Looks 18th Century

As close to "colonial" as possible, this fabric will be on display as "straw" filled mattresses in the room interpreted as an 18th century slave quarters in the museum where I work. It was easy to sew and looks authentic. The same fabric was used to make a small window curtain for the room. The weight, color and texture make it suitable for recreation of authentic looking historic objects. Future use will include making haversacks for reenactors.

Michael • January 1, 2018
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Slipcover weight

I DO love this fabric. A few years ago I made a slipcover for another sofa using the mid-weight mix natural linen. This time I wanted to try the heaver weight on a more contemporary style piece. My only complaint is that I have experienced progressive shrinkage on everything I've made. I try to allow for this by prewashing on hot and drying on the hottest setting in a commercial dryer in addition to adding some extra length to the items I make. When I launder finished items/ slipcovers I use cold wash and low dryer temp and remove the items before they are completely dry. Even with these precautions I see progressive shrinkage.

Alice • January 1, 2018

I decided to make a two-piece suit: some pleated trousers and a waistcoat. The trousers feature a Hollywood waist, a super high rise and double pleats on the front. Ever since I drafted this pattern I have been dying to make it out of undyed linen but I've never been able to find the perfect fabric for it – until now! For the waistcoat, I used the Liliana Vest pattern from Viki Sews. Together they form the perfect summer suit, and I cannot wait to wear these pieces both together and separately!

Nisan • February 24, 2022

CAPUCINE Bathrobe made with MIX NATURAL Heavyweight FS Premier Finish. I chose a color for a long time and decided to stay on a neutral one, one of my favorite colors is MIX NATURAL FS Premier Finish. I chose heavyweight linen to make the robe feel weightier on the body. I love the wrinkles of linen, so after washing, I very rarely use linen ironing, as you can see in the picture.

Karina • September 28, 2021

I made a tablecloth for my daughter in law. Used Natural and trimmed with white. Fabric was beautiful to work with and has a nice weight and drape. Hand sewing was a treat. I washed both main fabric and trim x2 so hope that is sufficient for shrinking. Made luncheon napkins to match (14x14) and will make 20x20 dinner napkins in plain off white.

Margaret • January 16, 2017
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