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Fabric – Muslin Southern Belle

Fabric – Muslin Southern Belle

$3.65$7.27 USD

The Southern Belle muslin fabric (Calico in European terms) is a 100% cotton fabric and is light cream in colour.
This wonderful fine quality muslin fabric has a 205 thread count (regular muslin fabric thread count starts at 70) and makes an ideal ground fabric for needle painting and other forms of free form embroidery. I use the southern belle fabric in my needle painting kits.

Width of the Fabric: 44 inches (110 cm)

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The Southern Belle muslin fabric (Calico in European terms) is 100% cotton fabric and is light cream in colour.

This wonderful fine quality muslin fabric has a 205 thread count (regular muslin fabric thread count starts at 70) and makes an ideal ground fabric for needle painting and other forms of free form embroidery. I use the southern belle fabric in my needle painting kits.
The warp and weft threads are closely woven allowing for very precise stitching. The fabric is smooth to the feel, has no brown specks or slubs as in some muslins and has a very consistent weave unlike some broad cloths. There is very little stretch to the fabric so when pulled tight in a stretcher bar frame the fabric does not easily pucker and is firm enough to be used without a backing fabric.

The muslin fabric can be also used as a supporting fabric for the Goldwork and silk fabric embroidery projects.

The fabric comes to me on a bolt and sometimes there are crease marks in the fabric from being wrapped on the bolt. These creases come out easily after the fabric has been washed in hot water and ironed on cotton heat.

The fabric also may have some small fault lines in it (grey fine lines about 1/2 and inch long) which are part of the manufacturing and I cannot avoid.

Width of the Fabric: 44 inches (110 cm)

 

 

 

Weight 0.09 kg
Dimensions 37 × 27 × 1 cm
Length

1 Yard (36 inches/90 cm by 44 inches/110 cm), 1/2 Yard (18 inches/45 cm by 44 inches/110 cm)

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