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Remnant - Robert Kaufman Ships Cotton Shirting – .8 yard

$ 7.99 CAD $ 8.40 CAD

This Robert Kaufman cotton is perfect for the sea-minded sewist – or wannabe yacht club member. 

This oxford cotton: 

-has a crisp, soft hand – juuust on the lighter side of quilting cotton

-features ships! and the names of ships! (learn while you sew!) 

-is a really nice faded blue – should go well with blue jeans or a sailor's cap  

Details

  • Colour: Faded denim blue with white ship print, varying from about 2" to 5" long
  • Tone: Cool/neutral
  • Fabric Content: 100% Cotton
  • Opacity: Opaque
  • Drape: Crisp while retaining some movement
  • Weight: Lightweight
  • Width: 44"
  • Source: Robert Kaufman deadstock by way of local Canadian designer Birds of North America
  • Care:  Be sure to prewash on warm to prevent shrinkage of your finished piece! Otherwise, wash on warm or cool, tumble dry on medium, iron on medium. 

*We recommend taking a screenshot of this page to capture the care instructions, as listings often disappear when fabric goes out of stock!

Sustainability: Deadstock is high-quality fabric that went unused by the initial designer, fabric store or mill  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 harmful fibres and dyes & diverts high-quality textiles away from landfills. Pretty cool!

Pattern suggestions: 

  • Grainline Archer Button Up 
  • Helen's Closet Ashton Top 

 

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.)