meetMILK Cider Sanded Twill Tencel
meetMILK is a brand of sustainable fabrics determined to offer an alternative choice of materials for home sewers and makers who cherish high quality and eco-friendliness when choosing fabric for a handmade wardrobe.
The name meetMILK derives from the feeling we use to describe (some of) the difference between viscose and TENCEL fibers. If viscose has the fluidity and texture of water, TENCEL is milk - with a more full, rich and 'creamy' texture.
meetMILK fabrics containing TENCEL™ Lyocell fibres are a perfect choice of fabric for making clothes to love forever and to wear again and again. Clothes that are not only right for you, but also right for the environment.
TENCEL™ is a soft and opaque natural fibre fabric , with superior breath ability and environmental stars due to its patented production method and is ideal for sewing easy to wear dresses or blouses with a gorgeous drape and comfort.
These fabrics have a luxury feel to them that is only offered by high quality ready to wear brands . Cider , is a strong red with a brown undertone , reminiscent of the scrummy drink . Great for autumn complexion and would look great with ochre and olive green.
Composition: 100% TENCEL™ Lyocell
Width: 150 cm
Weight: 190 grams per sq. metre
We recommend that you launder your fabric before starting your sewing project to allow for shrinkage. Machine wash @ 30 degrees with mild detergent and dry flat.
We offer a thread matching service with Gutermann Sew All thread (100m) for all our fabrics and trims. If you need matching thread for your fabric you can order it here.
If you want to feel the fabric before deciding, you can order samples of all our fabrics here.
Price is per HALF metre. so, if you require 1.5 metres for example, you'll need to enter 3 in the quantity box. All orders will be supplied in a continuous length.
We thought we would share some information about the fibres used in this fabric from the manufacturer.
TENCEL™ Lyocell fibers are derived from sustainable wood sources that are harvested from certified and controlled sources in natural forests and sustainably managed plantations.
TENCEL™ Lyocell fibres have gained a commendable reputation for their award winning and environmentally responsible closed loop production process, which transforms wood pulp into cellulosic fibers with high resource efficiency and low ecological impact.
TENCEL™ branded Lyocell fibers are known for their natural comfort and luxurios soft touch. They deliver quality, performance and versatility with unique physical properties that lead to their great strength, efficient moisture absorption, enhanced breathability and gentleness to skin.
TENCEL™ fibers are manufacured by Austria based Lenzing Group who has many years of dedicated ability, ambition and passion to develop eco/sustainable fibers from natural wood sources.
For reference and to know more about TENCEL™ and Lenzing, go to the TENCEL™ brand site here >