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White 100% ramie natural fabric - sold by the half yard

White 100% ramie natural fabric - sold by the half yard

Regular price £17.50 GBP
Regular price Sale price £17.50 GBP
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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% Ramie
• 54in (137cm) wide
• Approximately 80g/sq m

Ramie is a highly durable, lightweight, natural fabric woven from the fibres of a flowering plant in the nettle family Urticaceae, native to eastern Asia. It has been used since pre-historic times in China, India and Indonesia, having been cultivated for over five thousand years, which makes it an older crop than cotton in many places.

We recommend it for making very fine 'linen' garments for the elite such as caps, aprons, partlets and ruffs as it is a good representation of the sheer linen used in the 16th century which is no longer available.

Ramie is naturally stain resistant, withstands high water temperatures, does not shrink and has strong dyeing capabilities which makes it ideal for clothes and garments.

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

Wash at 30-60 degrees (UK) or in a warm or hot cycle (US) or the equivalent. Pre-washing recommended.

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