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Grey and Black Check Flannel WWN 624


100% wool
58" wide

When this was added there was only 6 yards 3". This fabric can't be reordered.

This plain weave grey wool has an alternating black and light grey stripe in both weft and warp. Check flannels were used for men's shirts and as a lining material throughout the 18th century but is very difficult to find today. In the 1773 Providene Gazette, "RUN away . . .  an Apprentice Boy . . .  had on . . .  a check Flannel Shirt" cited in Taylor and Sweet, Runaways, Deserters, and Notorious Villains From Rhode Island Newspapers Volume 2, 2001. Grey 35/2 linen thread will work well for hand sewing this fabric. For hand sewing buttonholes try either black or grey silk button hole twist or quilter's thread.

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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 06 September, 2018.

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