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Light grey Tudor 'russet' style plain weave woollen cloth - fabric sold by the half yard

Light grey Tudor 'russet' style plain weave woollen cloth - fabric sold by the half yard

Regular price £28.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £28.00 GBP
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International shipping information

For our customers in the US, we've been told US Customs and Border Control might charge an import duty of 7% on our woollen fabric. The charge is based on the value of the fabric (excluding shipping), and there may also be some small fees in addition. While we cannot guarantee the amount that will be charged but it's likely to be something along those lines.

If ordering more than a yard to an address outside of UK, please provide us with a contact telephone number in the notes field when you check out as we may send it by courier.

• 100% British wool
• 61 1/2in (156cm) wide
• 21oz/yd or 600g/m
• Plain weave
• Made in the United Kingdom

This 100% British wool fabric is supplied to The Tudor Tailor from a Yorkshire mill and has been selected as a good representation of the Tudor cloth known as ‘russet’.

Russet was a simple, sometimes homespun woollen fabric which (unless otherwise specified) can usually be assumed to be ‘sheep-colour’, i.e. it is woven from undyed sheep’s wool which might be anything from creamy white, through greys and browns, to near black due to the natural pigment present in the fibre. Russet is strongly associated with the rural working class who used it extensively for hose, petticoats, gowns, waistcoats and coats.

This fabric is woven from a blend of British wools using Jacobs, Welsh Half Breed and Mule type sheep.

PLEASE NOTE, this fabric is sold by the half yard (46cm). To order the exact amount required simply select multiple quantities before adding it to your cart. For example, if you need 3½ yards, select 7 in the 'quantity' box and we'll cut the 3½ yards as one continuous length of cloth.

We offer a range of natural fabrics to meet the making needs of the discerning costume maker from basic calico (US muslin) for toiles to quality linens for making linings and underwear. We also offer a variety of woollen fabrics appropriate for Tudor reconstructions. Please visit our fabric section to see our complete range.

Any photos showing garments are intended for illustrative purposes only. No garments are included in this listing.

Care Instructions

Handwash or dry clean.

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