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Dark Blue Denim | #FabricOfTheWeek

Dark Blue Denim | #FabricOfTheWeek

Inspired by Jeans for Genes day, which is this Friday, I wanted to do something a little special and raise awareness for this fantastic cause by choosing a denim, our dark blue denim to be specific, to be our #FabricOfTheWeek – and maybe even convince you to make your own pair of Jeans!  If you need a little extra incentive, we’re offering 20% off ALL DENIMS until Sunday!  Just use the code JEANS20 at the checkout.

A little bit about our Dark Blue Denim

It’s a thick, yarn-dyed organic denim with a strong twill that runs through it. The fabric has a beautiful depth of colour to it and is really unique.  It’s incredibly durable and suitable for soft furnishings. Although it’s a tough fabric, it still has a beautiful drape to it.  It’s also great for garments, because it has a little give on the bias.

This denim is hand-woven … yes, you read right.  It’s all woven by HAND! Phenomenal! The dyes used are azo-free, and the cotton used to weave the denim is organic (although it has not been certified) and is totally biodegradable.

The spinning, weaving and dyeing of the organic denim is done in a cooperative and certified Fair Trade by the WFTO. As it is a hand-made product, the process uses virtually no electricity – including in the spinning process!  The fabric also comes in a light and dark blue.

Eco Credentials Azo-Free, Co-Op, Fair Trade Certified, Low Energy, Low Impact Dyes, Low Water, No Genetically Modified Crops, Organic (Uncertified), Sustainable, VOC-Free

Accreditors WFTO (World Fair Trade Organization)

Recommended Care Suitable for the washing machine & tumble dryer.
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

Ideal For Aprons, BackPacks, Bags, Belts, Blinds, Curtains & Pelmets, Flags, Hand Sewing, Hankerchiefs, Scarves & Neckwear, Machine Sewing, Napkins, Placemats, Shirts, Soft Furnishings, Summer Skirts & Dresses, Table Runner, Tea Cosy & Door Stops, Toys, Trousers & Shorts, Upholstery

Width 68.5cm

Weight 450gsm

Shrinkage 3-5%

Product Code 250-SD9-DBLUDenim

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