IL019 OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen - Middle (5.3 oz/yd2) - 20.00 Yards

Price: $211.40 per item
Sale price: $190.26 per item (10% off)
Favored By: 331 people!

A crisp, true bright white that is clean and pure in look and feel.
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 : OPTIC WHITE
Weight : 5.3 oz/yd2
Width : 59 inch
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Perfect for white pants
Reviewer: Katrina

I am making a pair of wide leg white pants for summer and the Optic White fits the bill for summer, easy breezy outfits.

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Perfect for Church needs
Reviewer: Delores

I have used this wonderful linen for several years now to meet the sewing needs of our Church. It is used for altar coverings, purifacators, banners, and baptismal bibs. I usually buy it by the bolt so that I always have enough on hand to meet the needs of our growing parish.

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Lovely
Reviewer: Mary

I haven't sewn with this yet, but it has a lovely feel to it. I always soak linen in warm water in the bathtub first so the fibres absob water-gives it a better hand after washing in a machine and drying. I'll use this to make dinner napkins. Would likley make nice sheets as well.

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Easy to embroider
Reviewer: Robin

I made a tunic out of this fabric and embroidered the bodice. I chose white on white with size 8 perle cotton and I love it! You win some and you use some....this was a winner! I will order more in the future:)

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Love this fabric
Reviewer: tammy

I make duvet covers, blankets, curtains and pillowcases from this fabric. I just love it. It's great to work with. After a couple months of washing and use it feels like "butter" and just gets better and better with age. It's a beautiful stark white. It really is an all purpose linen weight. One of my favourites.

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Quilt perfection!
Reviewer: vicki

I am just about fininshed with a quilt for a grandson for Christmas made from a 65-year old yukata kimono that had been my father's and a hefty supply of this linen. It is just lovely and preserves its vintage vibe.I found that spray starch helps a lot as I put the pieces together, and modern quilt techniques enhance the spare design.

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IL019 Optic White Linen
Reviewer: Tonda

This is one of my favorite, to go fabrics. I love the weight, feel and body of the fabric. Some shrinkage, but that is to be expected and it irons out nicely.

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A Nice Fabric
Reviewer: Mohammad

I have just got my order of optic white IL019 linen. It looks beautiful but I thought the color would be whiter than it is. Its color name (optic white) suggested to me that it would be somehow snow-white (I found such a color in a local market). I also noticed some brownish-yellow hues on some parts of it, I wish this will be gone once washed. It seemed more transparent than I judged from the weight sample card. I also wish it will be less transparent once washed, probably with hot water. I intend to make a traditional "thoub" out of it, but might make a shirt and a trouser as undergarments instead because linen is highly breathable and very comfortable to wear in our extremely hot summer here in Saudi Arabia. I am not sure if it is possible to make T-shirts with linen, but will find out about it.

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Midweight linen that is beautiful to sew.
Reviewer: Anonymous

IL019 is a midweight linen that arrives with a crisp hand before washing. It softens with washing and age. I machine wash and dry all my linen. This is heavier than ILO20. I successfully used it to make a pioneer reenactor dress (1845 Godeys) for my daughter. I made it in brick pink which seems to be no longer available. What a beautiful color. IL019 fabric sews easily. It holds pleats well. It is suitable for dresses, blouses, and skirts. It is sheer enough that a slip may be necessary. I would hesitate to make it into a suit, but I could see making a casual summer jacket from it. It is somewhat light for pants unless lined or using a darker color, but I prefer a heavier fabric (6 oz plus) for bottom weights. I will buy this again.

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IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

I love this fabric! Love it for myself and for gifts for baby girls!

Posted by Virginia
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

Il019 Dove sink curtains in my new granny cottage. Such a beautiful blue green gray.

Posted by Cathy
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

Il019 Optic White curtains in my new granny cottage.

Posted by Cathy
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

Great all-around basic white linen. Blouse (shortened version) made from Butterick 6024.

Posted by Annette
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

Perfect for a man's casual shirt!

Posted by Carolena
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

100% hand-made blouse with cross-stitch embroidery. So proud of me :)

Posted by Alona
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

I made a shower curtain, as you can see. I was pretty sure it would work without a liner, and it does! It gets wet of course, but the water doesn't splash through, and then it dries! I love the plainness of it. I used some tiny grommets that I had, and bought these thin wire hangers to go with. I love it.

Posted by Ivy
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

Summer time! IL019 OPTIC WHITE Softened was perfect for my beach cover up project. Love the feel of this fabric and light enough to wear in the summer.

Posted by penny
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

Hand painted and sewn off the shoulder dress! The IL019 OPTIC WHITE Softened was perfect for painting on. It is slightly sheer, soft, and true to medium weight. Holds structure but can still drape. I loved working with this material.

Posted by penny
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

The optic white is always a favorite, and this top has earned me a compliment whenever I wear it!

Posted by Barbara
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

Posted by Takako
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

Blouse and skirt,easy to work with.

Posted by Takako
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

I used the Optic White for Café Curtains that I offer in my shop-LaFortuneLinens.Etsy.com This particular one has a Sweet Petite Triple Pinch Pleat. Great linen, wonderful to work with

Posted by Ann
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

I used the Optic White for Café Curtains that I offer in my shop-LaFortuneLinens.Etsy.com This particular one has a Ruffled Bottom. Great linen, wonderful to work with.

Posted by Ann
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

Absolutely love this linen for our sleeveless vests in the summer time! oliveloom.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/WPIMG_6440-e1430879021130.jpg

Posted by Lou
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

I was delighted with IL019 OPTIC WHITE softened for a king-size duvet, bed skirt, shams and euro shams.. This linen is a beautiful medium weight with a "stone washed" rustic look after prewashing. . . just what I was looking for! See more views at: littlefarmstead.blogspot.com/2015/01/rustic-linen-ruffled-bedding.html ~Kathy

Posted by Kathy
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

I made this pair of underwear from the IL019 optic white, with the trim pieces made from the IL020 bleached. I hand-dyed the red, blue and purple with Rit-brand dye. This is to be for my husband to wear to church when he is preaching. He really likes the feel and drape of the linen, and I thought it was easy to work with. If the IL020 came in scarlet, ultramarine, and royal purple, I would buy it, because I was unable to get the brilliant colors I wanted to get with the store dye.

Posted by Rochelle A.
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

Optic White IL019 This is our Ha Ibriy Kuttonet (The Hebrew Tunic) made at ebriykhoq.com Ebriy Khoq(Hebrew Culture) The Linen quality is fantastic, strong enough to fringe the hem without breakage but still soft and light enough for summer wear, my customers love the linen quality, no complaint since I have used Fabrics Store Irish Linen. Thank You Fabrics Store for all of you customer service and great delivery time.

Posted by Angelo
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

Pillowcases ... I don't have a lot of experience working with linen so thought I would start out simple... I pre washed in hot and tumbled dried my optic white IL019 .. After a good ironing I made these simple housewife style pillow cases ... I am very happy with the result the fabric was as I expected .. Soft yet sturdy .. a nice bright white. and the perfect weight . And they cost a fraction of what pure linen pillow cases cost. I am now ready to move on to make the matching duvet cover...🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Posted by Caroline
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

Little girls white cotton Peasant Dress, by Un Petite Chou.

Posted by Charity
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

Semitc Modest Apparel With Tzitziyot (Fringes), Priestly & Casual. Made in Optic White At: EBRIYKHOQ.COM

Posted by Angelo
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

I made black and white pillow cases for my friend for Christmas. I think she'll like them. I know I wouldn't mind keepig them. :)

Posted by Sandra L
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

I wanted 100% linen tea towels. I made towels out of the IL019 OPTIC WHITE Softened. (As you can see, I'm no seamstress.) I love them. The fabric is beautiful. I made them a little larger than average and now have exactly what I want and need. They are absorbent and easy to care for. They are perfect for handwash glassware such as crystal, antique and vintage items. I'm so glad I finally found the perfect linen fabric for me.

Posted by Sandra L
IL019   OPTIC WHITE Softened - 100% Linen

A Hebraic look (somewhat an African) style tunic made with this Optic white L019. It is so nice to work with. this is one of my most popular tunics on my apparel site. With 100% linen thread embroideries or rayon embroideries makes this look so elegant. This tunic was made for religious purposes for worship attire. zipporahreshel.com

Posted by Lona