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

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The silvery grey-blue of LAGOON linen became leaden, steely skies in the hands of painter Joan Eardley, capturing the furious energy of storm-laden seascapes in thick slabs, swipes and streaks of moody color.
A master in capturing the wild, elemental and unspoiled beauty of the Scottish coastline, Eardley heaved huge canvases into the landscape during the worst storms, when she could battle against the mightiest forces of nature.

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.

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 : LAGOON
Weight : 5.3 oz/yd2
Width : 59 inch
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Great for a blue-eyed baby boy
Reviewer: Nicole

This fabric came out of the hot dryer so soft! It was perfect for the romper I made for my grandson's first birthday. The blue is a very pretty soft muted color which enhances blue eyes. It was easy to sew.

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color match
Reviewer: Nancy

I ordered this mid wt Lagoon at the same time as 4C22 Blue Bayou. They are exactly the same color. I see that Blue Bayou is now out of stock so perhaps discontinued??

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Had a Hole
Reviewer: Becky

While the linen is nice, though a bit lighter in color than expected, there was a small plasticy hole in the middle of my fabric. While I can work around it, it is rather annoying, and I wish it wasn't there.

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Sharleen profile image Beautiful color
Reviewer: Sharleen

I ordered this material to make towels for my new guest bath, and they came out beautifully! They gave such a lovely finishing touch. I was amazed how soft and absorbent they were!

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Mina profile image Beautiful bluegreens
Reviewer: Mina

This 2019 color is a beautiful greyed bluegreen. Reed is a little bluer, Agave is a little greener. Prestige is a lovely darker bluegrey. Turquoise is a lot brighter, less grey.

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Mina profile image Medieval reenactment color
Reviewer: Mina

For those doing SCA or medieval re-enactmet, there are lovely soft blue-greens online,, like this year's -2019- Lagoon, Reed, and Agave, as mushroom dye colors on wool from Scandinavia. (In Europe more in wool than linen, but for the US, we have to use the cooler fabric. And they have hot summers too.) Also there are onliine pictures of the purples one can get by dyeing with lichens, so Montana Grape is a possible color .

Size 18 months baby boy romper. Simplicity pattern 1447.

Posted by Nicole

Beautiful linen. Jade free pattern, added length, SBA and size 4/6. Thank you Fabric-Store!

Posted by Jacquelyn

Here is a dress I made with Lagoon, IL019. I have a generous supply of linen and this color is one of my favorites. Just like their linens are my favorite of all the stores I have tried. If you'd like to see some of my linen makes, my YouTube channel is "Saturday Sewing with Debbie." This dress will be featured in my May 2021 video.

Posted by Debbie

The Ruby Crossover is another one of Fabrics-store's free downloadable patterns. I'm not much of a dress person, but in the hot summer months to come, I know this linen dress will get lots of wear. It's the perfect piece to pull-on and go. Little effort, big impact. The lagoon color reminds me so much of Lake Michigan in the summer, a faded blue bringing back the best memories. You can read more about this project here:

Posted by Morgann

This fabric is perfect for Tina Givens matters.

Posted by Virginia

This linen is well made at an affordable price! I love it. It's greyer than turquoise. I will likely be buying more in the future!

Posted by Margo

Here's swatches from top left to right: Dusty Lotus, Agave, Lagoon, Silver Blue, Blue Bonnet, Blue Heaven.

Posted by Susan
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