Woven Ikat / Melody

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  • Woven Ikat / Melody
  • Woven Ikat / Melody

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Collection: Woven Ikat
Print: Melody
Content: 100% Cotton
Weight: MidWeight
Structure: Soft and airy
Width: 44 Inches / 114cm
Uses: Tops, Dresses, Skirts, Loose Pants
Care: *Machine wash cold, hang or dry flat

Bold monocrome Ikat with a black background and off white spot. Circle - 5cm. Pattern repeat - 16cm.

Ikat is a resist dyeing technique where the threads used for weaving are dyed beforehand. The Ikat threads are bound in a pattern so that the threads covered by the binding ‘resist’ the dye, creating a design. Ikat cloths are prone to slubs and often have ties in the cloth where one weaver ends and another begins, the ties will be on the wrong side of the cloth. These are not flaws. The cloth is hand-woven so the pattern is irregular in places, this also is not a flaw. Suitable for dresses, tops, shirts, and looser fitting trousers or shorts.

*For the first couple of washes, place the fabric in the washing machine drum at 30 or 40 degrees with a handful of table salt. This will help fix the dye to prevent it running.

All fabric purchases will be cut in 1 continuous length.

Please note: we are unable to accept returns of cut fabric, but are always happy to send out a free swatch before purchasing! Just send a note to info@oakfabrics.com!

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