Merchant & Mills : Alaskan Snow Cotton

$19.00 USD

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Black and white Ikat weave.
A summer weight dressmaking cotton. Suitable for breezy tops, dresses and loose fitting trousers.

Ikat is a resist dyeing technique where the threads used for weaving are dyed beforehand.  The Ikat threads are bound in a pattern so that the threads covered by the binding ‘resist’ the dye, creating a design.  The more binding done before weaving, the more complicated the pattern.

    Some Merchant & Mills cloths are sometimes susceptible to irregularities in the weave, this is all part of their charm and are not classed as flaws. 

    Manufacturer : Merchant & Mills
    Width :  114cm wide
    Content : 100% cotton
    Pattern Repeat : White lines vary in size from selvedge to selvedge

    Fabric is priced per metre. 1 metre = 39 inches. Minimum cut is .5 metres for garment fabrics.