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Price is per metre. Multiple quantities will be cut in a continuous length.
A lightweight, satin-weave, lustrous Tencel™ fibre fabric in sweet marshmallow pink.
It is immensely pliable and drapey, with a natural bias grain stretch in both directions, but structure in the length and cross grain. It has a delicate, slightly slubby texture visible up close. The lustre is subtle, so it is not a shiny fabric, and the underside is slightly less lustrous than the right side. There is a sheerness when held to the light so the body's shadow can be seen underneath.
Its light airiness gives it a "barely there" feeling, which lends itself well to blouses, lingerie, sleepwear, lined dresses and floaty skirts, gowns and eveningwear and also accessories like shawls and scarves. It's lightweight enough to be suitable as a lining fabric for jackets and coats. For homewares, it would make for ethereal curtains and blinds and is comfortable and cooling on the skin, so ideal for bedding.
This eco Tencel™ textile is also available in sage green, duck egg blue, apricot and ivory. *The most accurate photo of the colourway is of the bundle together. Please purchase swatches for colour accuracy.
The spinning and weaving is done by skilled artisans in an Indian weaving community of 600+ members.
Tencel™ is a lyocell yarn produced using Lenzing's protocols, guidelines and processes and verified for ethics and sustainability across the chain. Lenzing ensures responsible production in various ways, from the sustainably managed forests where the eucalyptus is sourced, to the closed-loop production process (see below). Tencel™ yarn provides a responsible alternative to true synthetic materials like polyester and also silk derived from animals (so it is also a fantastic alternative for vegans).
The Tencel™ yarn production process verifies its managed raw material source to be sustainable. It also verifies the closed-loop solvent and water process, meaning that 99.9% of solvents are recovered and re-used with water treatment in place. It reduces chemicals, energy and water used for the production of synthetic materials, and is a more responsible option than viscose where limited traceability occurs.
Tencel™ is biodegradable. Biodegradation, for any raw material, can only occur in specific conditions, so we recommend labelling whatever you make with the composition of your garment. This will help ensure your item is re-used or recycled in the best way possible, with the least environmental impact.
The yarn is machine-spun, which means it has exemplar consistency and quality throughout the weave. The colouration is also smooth and equal due to the fabric dyeing process and washes very well. The dyes are certified azo-free - azo is an organic compound used in dyes and is a known carcinogen.
Due to the care and consideration of the low impact processes, this fabric is certified under the Global Organic Textile Standard for the spinning, dyeing and weaving.
Suitable for the washing machine and tumble dryer. Iron med-hot temperature, preferably with steam, as it can crease easily.
Turn the machine down to 30 degrees for a more environmentally friendly wash. In Europe alone, if every household turned its washing temperature down to 30°C, we could save 12 million tons of CO2 a year.
We also recommend line drying as this reduces energy usage and looks after your textiles for longer. Use a mild detergent, light botanical refresher or steam in your bathroom after a shower.
This textile has been finished and washed, but we recommend washing all fabrics before making any products in case of additional shrinkage. Dependent on your machine, detergent and laundering methods, shrinkage can still occur.
Bags and Accessories, Bedding, Belts, Blinds, Curtains & Pelmets, Embroidery, Eveningwear and Gowns, Hand Sewing, Linings, Machine Sewing, Shirts and Blouses, Skirts & Dresses, Sleepwear and Loungewear, Soft Furnishings, Tops and Tunics, Trousers and Shorts, Underwear and Lingerie
Interested in wholesale? We offer reduced pricing on orders of 25 metres up. Please send an email to email@example.com with your desired amount and time frame, and we'll give you more details. See our full guidelines here.
|Fibre:||100% Lenzing Tencel™
|Country of Origin:||India|
|Shrinkage Allowance:||Pre-shrunk but allow 2-4%|
|Eco Credentials:||Azo-Free, Closed Loop, Co-Op, Fair Trade (non-certified), GOTS-certified production, Low Energy, Low Impact Dyes, Low Water, Handwoven, Managed Forests, No Genetically Modified Crops, Sustainable, Vegan, VOC-Free|