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Organic Corduroy - 55% Hemp, 45% Cotton - 9.7oz

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A mid-width supple and soft Hemp and cotton corduroy. Slightly creamy in colour with minimal eco-sensitive oxygen bleaching. When you're thinking corduroy, think of this hardwearing and wonderful fabric.The word corduroy comes from cord and duroy, a coarse woollen cloth made in England in the 18th century.

"This fabric has a lovely weight but still manages to be drapey! This corduroy is soft and would be idea for all manner of dressmaking projects." - Vicky, Sewstainability.blog

Product Specification

Material55% Organic Hemp, 45% Organic Cotton
ColourCreamy White
Weight329gsm
Width145cm
ManufacturingWoven
Yarn Spec11s x 16s (warp x weft)
Textile FinishingPFD
Surface and Feeltextured, soft, ridged
Featuresanti-bacterial, UV resistant, breathable, pre-washed
Country of OriginChina
Yarn OriginHemp: China, Organic Cotton: Turkey
CertificatesOCS Blended
CareMachine Wash 30, Hang to Dry
UsesUpholstery, home furnishing, shirts, jackets, trousers, skirts, dungarees

This material is one of our softest with a very distinct corduroy patterning. Very light in colour, it is perfect for making anything from shirts to blankets. It is a good hard-wearing fabric that will last for years!

If you're looking at making a set of eco-friendly corduroy dungarees, trousers or a corduroy jacket then this is definitely the fabric for you! Made from a lovely blend of hemp and cotton (both organic), this sustainable corduroy fabric is sure to please. Hemp fibres are excellent at absorbing dye, so this fabric teams perfectly with our selection of Dylon fibre reactive dyes, putting a rainbow of colour options at your fingertips!

Easy to sew, soft and supple with a bit of drape, this eco-friendly corduroy fabric is one of our absolute favourites, and we're sure you're going to love it as well!

A few things to consider when buying our fabrics...

Shrinkage

Please note, natural fabrics will shrink when washed anywhere from 5%-12% depending upon the weave and composition. Always pre-wash first to desired temperature.

All natural fabrics will shrink unless they have been hammered by high temperature washes, treatments and finishes - all of that contributes to a larger footprint on our planet - at the hemp shop we never do that.

Priced by the metre

Priced per full metre length plus offers on 10m, 25m, 50m & 100m. For orders of 50m and above, please contact us for stock/delivery times.

Always order a swatch first

We always recommend checking with a new swatch before ordering, as the minimal treatment and organic cultivation methods may result in subtle changes in the hemp fibres from batch to batch. So the fabric you bought last year might be subtly different to the fabric you buy today.

Check for faults, imperfections or marks

Please check the fabric for any faults, imperfections or marks as soon as it arrives, as we are unable to accept returns of washed or cut fabric. Due to the minimal sustainable methods used during the production of the yarns, our fabrics are never intensively bleached, and as such they retain all of their natural character. Slubs and slight discolourations in hemp fabrics are not flaws, they are part and parcel of working with such pure and natural fibres.

Cut fabrics are non-refundable

Please note, that once sent, all cut fabrics are non-refundable so please order a swatch if uncertain.

Hemp fabric is...

Biodegradable, compostable and recyclable

Hemp is a natural plant fibre. It is 100% biodegradable and does not harm the environment in any way!

Thermodynamic

It keeps you warm when it’s cool and cool when it’s hot.

Antibacterial, antifungal and anti-allergen

Hemp naturally fights off bacteria and fungi such as mold, keeping your fabric smelling fresh. It's also hypoallergenic, making it a perfect choice for anyone with allergies to other natural fibres.

Breathable and insulating

Hemp’s hollow shafts mean it is breathable, and also insulating.

UV resistant

Hemp is the worlds only naturally UV resistant fabric, perfect for keeping the harmful rays of the sun from damaging your skin.

Durable

Hemp is an extremely durable, hard wearing fabric. 5x the tensile strength of cotton and 3x more durable. It also gets softer with age.

Absorbent

Hemp is a highly absorbent fabric, meaning it retains the colour and quality when dyed, much more than cotton or linen.

Strong structure

Hemp doesn’t lose shape easily and having an elastic fibre, results in less creasing when compared to some other natural fibres.

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More Information
Fabric TypeSpeciality Weave
Fabric CompositionHemp/Cotton Blend
Suggested UsesShirts, Jackets/Coats, Dresses, Skirts, Trousers, Childrens Clothing, Bags, Cushion Covers, Home Furnishing, Upholstery
Classifications100% Natural, 100% Vegan, Breathable, Eco World, Oxygen bleached, UV Safe
Applicable Dangerous Goods RegulationsNot Applicable
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Yarn Spec: 11s x 16s (warp x weft)
Density: 62 x 140 (end/pick per sq inch)
Weight: 9.7oz/yd2 - 329g/m2
Width: 56inches / 145cm - Wale: 10/inch
Fabric: Organic 55% Hemp/45% cotton
Colour: Natural, mid-bleach (eco oxygen)