Sometimes a sample doesn’t tell the whole story. We knew this was a must-have as soon as we saw even a snippet from one of our lovely suppliers. However the sheer saturated indulgence of this stunning abstract viscose jersey fabric wasn’t fully apparent until we saw it on the stand. Vibrant trails of ink drifting down a jar of water or dense splashes of pigment on watercolour paper – whatever you see, you’ll love.
What kind of fabric is this?
Our multicoloured abstract viscose jersey fabric is a draping single-knit cloth. We’d describe it as a medium-weight single knit; the kind of fabric that’s difficult to gauge from a snippet, but once you have a metre or two in your hand, you can feel that it has substance and character.
What does this fabric feel like?
As you’d expect from a viscose jersey fabric, this is a fabric with a cool, smooth handle. It will be comfortable to wear next to the skin and it’s breatheable too.
How does this fabric move?
Our intensely-coloured abstract viscose jersey fabric is very much a draping knit with a fluid movement. It has approximately 25% stretch across its width and rather less than that down the length of the fabric. You can see how it moves and stretches in this video.
Will I need to line this fabric?
You won’t need to line a shirt, top or tunic made from this fabric, however a dress may require a bodice lining for structure depending on your pattern design. Unless you’re wearing it over bare legs, then you’ll need a half-slip to enable this fabric to move against your body.
What can I make with this fabric?
Tops, tunics and dresses are all options for this vibrant abstract viscose jersey fabric. You’ll need to find a pattern intended for a knit fabric; garments with more draping designs will work particularly well, as will those which incorporate elements of ruching and negative ease.
This classic ‘Olivia’ Wrap Dress from Named Clothing would be a way of making an elegant statement with this eye-catching jersey fabric.
96% viscose, 4% spandex
Wash at 30 or 40 degrees – see our Fabric care pages for more information.