IL019 DUSTY LOTUS Softened - 100% Linen - Middle (5.3 oz/yd2)

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The damp, earthy green of DUSTY LOTUS Linen brought shadowy depths into John Constable's windswept landscapes, lending them the fresh coolness of the British countryside.
Glowering, tempestuous skies hang over his brooding scenes, while the land below ripples in and out of the light, shifting from sunlit leaves to moody, cold shadows. Shifting patterns of light across land and sky fascinated him for his entire career, as he observed, “… let the form of an object be what it may – light, shade and perspective will always make it beautiful.”

At a medium weight of 5.3 ounces, this 100% linen is versatile enough to be referred to as an All Purpose or Do it All linen. With its smooth look and tighter weave, this linen is neither sheer or heavy, but just the right in-between weight you will need for a variety of projects.

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 : IL019 Multi Purpose
Content : 100% Linen
Type : BASIC
Thread size warp : 17.9
Thread size weft : 17.9
Thread count warp : 46
Thread count weft : 37
Color : DUSTY LOTUS
Weight : 5.3 oz/yd2
Width : 59 inch

Customer Questions and Answers

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Love Dusty Lotus!

I had been waiting for Dusty Lotus to come back around on sale. I didn't catch it before - & after I had decided that it was a great color for me. I'm not sure yet what I'll make with it, but the color is exactly as shown & it will be perfect for any one of the patterns I have already purchased. As always, it feels lovely & will be a wonderful addition to my wardrobe.

Mary Lou • July 8, 2022
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Lovely

I came to Fabric-Store looking or a dress-appropriate linen and had to choose from so many colours it was almost overwhelming. When I finally decided upon green, I still had to narrow it down. I could not have made a better choice; Dusty Lotus is absolutely beautiful and just what I had in mind for my dress project. It is helpful to see how and what others have made; and o course I had the option to get a sample. But my monitor proved true; this was the perfect green. Dusty Lotus is highly recommended; and I cannot wait to discover other colours in this shop. Now to find buttons and thread to match!

Claudia • February 6, 2022
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BM
Love this color

I have been searching for the right green for months and found this! I am in heaven looking at this green and it was such a pleasure to sew with- I made a pair of Tyler Trousers of my dreams. I came back to fabric-store.com to buy even more Dusty Lotus and alas, sold out! Please, restock!

Blair • September 15, 2021
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JP
Beautiful green fabric

Can't wait to make something. I love the color and feel of this fabric. It's perfect.

Janet • August 1, 2021
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Patti profile image Tops Heaven

I made two Augustina tops out of this - one for myself and one for my aunt. It's so soft and lovely (drape!) and the color is very flattering for all seasons!

Patti • March 21, 2021
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GORGEOUS. just the perfect green shade and is so easy to work with

Cameo • August 14, 2022

I love love this color! So many compliments! I used the Augustina top pattern and made some adjustments for sleeveless and cropped a little shorter with side slits. The "culottes" are S8389...my go to summer pants in this humid SC weather.

freda • August 7, 2022

created a prayer shawl Tallit for a client on zipporahreshel.com using weeping willow, dusty lotus, and tadelakt

Lona • July 21, 2022

This shade of green is so lovely! I would call it a dusty olive color. I am making three little girl dresses out of it, with peter pan collars and puff sleeves. The pattern is the Liberty dress by LLK.

Lydia • July 16, 2022

Absolutely beautiful- it is so easy to work with and I am smitten with the quality and the finish of the fabric. It is definitely one of the best linens I've worked with, and it feels incredibly soft and durable. It is a versatile fabric, and I am confident it will perform well with any pattern you throw at it.

Jeandre • April 17, 2022
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