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Box Check Handwoven Cotton - Greyscale

Sale price$7.50 per 1/2 meter Regular price$11.00 per 1/2 meter
($15.00 per meter)

Handwoven by skilled artisans in Bengal, India, this fabric was crafted using indigenous weaves and techniques. This lightweight cotton is made from yarns dyed with azo-free reactive dyes and woven together on a handloom to create its unique gradient check design. Featuring a smooth hand and soft drape, this breezy cotton is perfect for a variety of warm weather makes.

Read more about how these fabrics are made and India’s long-standing tradition of handwoven textiles over on our Resource page.

Due to the handwoven nature of this fabric, the grainline may be slightly askew and you may find colour variations, slubs, or ties within the yardage. We encourage you to embrace these irregularities as they are a natural part of handcrafted textiles.

Gütermann Thread Match: Black #10 (250m spool also available)

Shades of grey, black, and white.

Content: 100% Cotton
Width: 114cm / 45”
Weight: 101gsm / 2.9oz
Opacity: Opaque 
Drape: Soft
Country of Origin: India

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Care Instructions

Care: Hand or machine wash cold on delicate cycle, do not bleach, hang to dry.

Note: we recommend that you pre-wash / pre-treat your fabric in the manner you intend to wash your finished garment.

We Recommend

Suitable for: Tops, Blouses, Button-ups, Dresses, Skirts, Loungewear, Robes
We Recommend: Stitch Witch Atlas TopHelens Closet Lawrence Top and DressMatchy Matchy Horizon Day DressElbe Textiles Cornell ShirtSeamwork Leighanne Dress

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Fabric FAQ

All fabric is sold by the half meter.

Due to the vast colour variances in every monitor and mobile device, we cannot guarantee the colour will be an exact match to what you see online.

Shipping Info

Blackbird ships worldwide from Vancouver, Canada.

Orders will be shipped out within 5 business days of receipt of payment. When applicable, your tracking number will be e-mailed to you on the day of shipment. Please note: orders placed during and directly following a sale may take longer to ship.

For more information about approximate transit times, duties, taxes & import fees, and returns please visit our Shipping & Returns page.