Alaskan Snow Black - Indian Cotton


Black and white lightweight ikat cotton. Summer weight dressmaking cotton, suitable for breezy tops, dresses, loose fitting trousers, or for lining coats or other garments. There is likely to be some natural irregularity in the weave due to the way in which the fabric is made and processed. There will be variation selvedge to selvedge. 

Also available in navy here

Ikat is a resist dying technique where the threads used for weaving are dyed beforehand. The Ikat threads are bound in a pattern so that the threads covered by the binding 'resist' the dye, creating a design. The more binding before weaving the more complicated the pattern.

Fabric Composition 100% cotton
Manufacturer Merchant & Mills
Width 114cm/44inches
Washing Instructions Cold machine wash, gentle cycle line dry, warm iron if needed
Price per metre £12

Pattern Recommendations: Merchant & Mills - The Shirt Dress (size 8-18) (size 20-28)How To Do Fashion - No7 Vanlose Top and Trouser, Named Clothing - Ninni Culottes

Children's pattern recommendation: Below the Kowhai - Korora Dress

Fabric is sold by the half metre. For example, if you would like to order 1 metre, please add "2" to your basket, or if you'd like 1.5 metres add "3".

Please note that fabric is cut to order, so it is not possible to return or exchange purchases.

We do our best to take accurate pictures of our fabrics, but colours may differ slightly to the original fabric due to variation between monitor screens.