Tweed

Tweed is a rough, woollen fabric, of a soft, open, flexible texture.

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weave

 Plain weave, twill weave, herringbone weave or basket weave.

 

fiber

 Wool, wool/manufactured fiber blends

 

fabric face

 Shaved and flattened surface.

 

Fabric design

Plain, heathered, marled, checked or plaid.Colour effects in the yarn may be obtained by mixing dyed wool before it is spun.

 

hand

Soft, but coarse, flexible. Moisture-resistant and durable.

 

fabric drape

Drapes well.

 

fabric weight

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Sewing

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match

Tweed is similar to cheviot or homespun, but more closely woven.

 

history

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 Best use for:

 

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Informal outerwear, coats, slacks, skirts, suits.

 

 


 

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