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Remnant - Grey Chambray Shirting – 1.2 yards

$15.20 $16.80

If you aren’t sewing with chambray in spring, are you sewing at all? 🤔


This chambray shirting

  • is lightweight and crisp, with a floaty drape
  • is mostly opaque – perfect for a dress or top
  • is a true chambray, with white weft threads and a gorgeous blue selvedge



  • Colour: A classic grey-blue chambray, with white weft threads and a blue selvedge
  • Tone: Neutral
  • Fabric Content: 100% cotton (confirmed by a burn test)
  • Opacity: Fairly opaque, some shadow will show through when held up to direct light
  • Drape: Crisp with some floaty drape
  • Weight: Lightweight
  • Width: 58
  • Source: Deadstock from Halston Heritage
  • Care: Wash in warm or cool water, air dry or tumble dry on low. Iron on medium. Cotton will shrink so be sure to prewash!


Sustainability: Deadstock is high-quality fabric that went unused by the mill or designer who ordered it – be it a big-name fashion brand, fabric mill or film & TV set. (Kind of like browsing the fashion industry's fabric stash.) Buying deadstock supports a circular textile economy, avoids net new production of acrylic fibres & diverts high-quality textiles away from landfills. Pretty cool!

Pattern suggestions: 

  • Paper Theory Olya Shirt + Dress (1.7 > 3.1 yards required)
  • Grainline Archer Button Up (2.1 > 2.8 yards required) 
  • Cashmerette Lenox Shirtdress (2.8 > 3.75 yards required)


Need some inspiration? Check out our cotton moodboard.

(Sold by the 1/2 yard. Fabric will be cut in a continuous piece - order 1 for 1/2 yard, 2 for 1 yard, 3 for 1.5 yards, and so on.)