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Merchant & Mills | Fabric | European Linen | Little Miss Sunshine (per metre)

$65.00 m

Fabric priced and sold per metre online. If you would like to order by partial metre, please get in touch with the team at Revology contact@revology.co.nz

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Description

European laundered linen tumbled at the mill for softness. Vivid bright yellow. This slubby linen is made from special tow yarn which gives the cloth its nice raw textured appearance. It is the irregular character of the fibre that lends a lovely natural charm to this pure linen. It is produced in small batches in Eastern Europe where there is a strong heritage of spinning and weaving linen fabric.

Can be used in the home for loose covers, curtains, cushions, and light upholstery. It is also a great weight for trousers or lightweight slouchy jackets. If you are using this linen for curtains we recommend using a lining to prevent fading.

  • 100% Linen
  • Width: 145cm
  • Weight: 260gsm
  • Color: Little Miss Sunshine
  • Care: Wash at 30 degrees with a non-bio detergent. Do not tumble. Shake out and dry flat. Linen will always seize up after washing but as soon as you start to use/wear it the fibres relax again.
  • Shrinkage: 5%

#Who Made My Fabric?

Grown and produced in small batches in Eastern Europe where there is a strong heritage of spinning and weaving linen fabric. Made by a mill that uses electricity supplied solely from renewable energy sources and OEKO Tex certified.

We love flax at Revology. It’s the same fibre we use in our chairs! It’s a magic fibre that needs little or no fertilisers to grow and due to the local climate, little extra water. It doesn’t really require many pesticides either as it can grow in poor quality soil and actually puts nitrates back into the soil during the retting process. The Advisory Commission Report to the European Parliament stated that flax cultivation has positive effects on eco-system diversity as it allows for an “environmental pause”. One hectare of flax can retain 3.7 tonnes of CO2. Every part of the plant is used, what isn’t used to produce linen can be used to make composites (like ours!), building products, linseed oil, paper, cattle feed or even soap.

Linen is therefore almost naturally organic. It is completely biodegradable, recyclable and due to its natural absorbency, it requires less dye than cotton. It’s really strong, lasting for many washes and always looks impeccable. Linen, therefore, scores high on the ecological chart of fabrics and the best choice for any sewing project.

Shipping Details

Please allow us 2-5 days for NZ wide orders.

Shipping Rates:

Free NZ Shipping (PLEASE NOTE: this excludes our Revology Chairs and Vintage furniture)

The shipping rate for two Revology chairs is $125. Shipping costs for our vintage furniture will be calculated after purchase. You will receive an email with these costs seperately

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