IL020 Handkerchief Blue Apatite Softened - 100% Linen Fabric - Light (3.7 oz/yd2), Width 58"
Abstract Expressionist Joan Mitchell brought swirling tornadoes of color into her art, and BLUE APATITE was one of her favorites. She loved how this rich teal blue could energize her paintings with the color of electricity, twirling this way and that in dynamized ribbons, or pooling into watery patches of translucent color.
Though her densely patterned canvases came about through experiment and intuition, there was always a lingering trace of landscape at the back of her mind, and the rich, naturalistic blues of her paintings suggest oceanic waves, or the vibrancy of a summer garden in full bloom.
At a lighter weight of 3.5 ounces this 58 inch wide 100% linen is woven with finer threads to give it a smoother appearance. Referred to as lightweight or handkerchief linen, this fine, but surprisingly sturdy linen brings new meaning to the term "sheer elegance".
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).
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Customer Questions and Answers
That's the Riva shirt is it not? Can you tell me when that pattern might go on sale? Retired lady here .
It is and please check back with us at the end of June to see when it will be on sale in July.
What pattern is this that was posted by Alicia as a finished top in today's email?
This is our premium Riva pattern that you will find here fabrics-store.com/sewing-patterns/riva-linen-shirts-pant-and-short-type-premium-paper-size-10-to-16
I just received my order and am in love with this weight and color! In spite of being very thin, it isn't transparent at all. It's the perfect summer weight with beautiful body. The color is classic and will be perfect in either a blouse or a summer dress.
Love this weight and color. When will you be getting more?
Who doesn't want to feel like they're at a resort this summer or any time? These garments will help transport you even if you've decided it's a "staycation" season for you! For the Riva Shirt I chose the lightweight Blue Apatite Softened Linen. I like to pay attention to what colors are best for my autumn skin tone and this one is on the list. The fact that it plays into my ocean blue resort dream certainly helps as well. I wanted something not green because I wear that so often, but not all the way to an exact teal either. This beautiful cool color achieved that goal.
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SHIPPING & RETURNS
Once you are happy with your order, please proceed to checkout where you are able to review your order and estimated shipping charges before you complete payment. Shipping charges are calculated by the weight and location your order is shipping to.
You will be able to choose from the following options:
Standard Shipping: 4 - 8 Business Days
Expedited Shipping: 3 - 4 Business Days
Priority Shipping: 2- 3 Business Days
International shipping charges are also calculated at the time of checkout. Please note there may be fewer shipping options available to you as the options are based on the destination of your package.
Delivery times begin one business day after the order is placed with a 24-48 hour time frame for processing.This processing period applies to all in stock items and allows for the time needed to manually cut and package your order to ensure it is checked for quality and accuracy before it leaves our facility.
Business days are Monday - Friday, 9AM - 4PM PST. Saturday, Sunday and Holdays are not considered business days.
Sample color chips are sent via regular mail and may take up to a week to arrive.
All goods are subject to prior sale and please feel free to Visit My Order to check the most up-to-date status of your order.
Making a return is quick and easy, you have 30 days from delivery to return the item or items in their original condition (unwashed, uncut and unaltered). Please include a copy of your packing list and once the return is received we will contact you to see if you would like an exchange, a credit to your Fabrics-store account or the monies returned to your original payment method.
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Commerce, CA 90040
HOW DOES FREE SHIPPING WORK?
Take advantage of our Free Shipping offer on orders shipping within the contiguous US.
Every day on orders of $150 or more - we will pay for your shipping.
Your order will be shipped Standard Shipping (4-8 Business Days) with the shipper of our choice. No
Standard shipping takes 24-48 hours for processing. Delivery times begin one business day after the order is placed. This is due to your order being manually cut and packaged to ensure quality.
FABRIC CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Please note that some of our darker or more vibrant shades will have some residual dye run off or bleeding. It is important that you launder or treat like colors with like colors so that you do not compromise the integrity of any other colors, fabrics or garments during the launder process.
We also suggest that if you are combining one or more of these types of colors with lighter colors that you pre-wash the linens seperately and once the item is completed do not launder again, but Dry Clean.
- Machine wash cold.
- Gentle cycle.
- Only non-chlorine. Bleach if needed.
- Tumble dry low.
- Medium steam iron.
- Do not use Perm Press cycle in wash or dry