Alaskan Snow Navy - Indian Cotton


Navy 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 black 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.

The jacket in the photo is a Wiksten - Haori.

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 and Mills - The Ellis and Hattie Dress, Tessutti Fabrics - Alice Top, Cami Made - Mirage Culottes

Children's pattern recommendation: Tiny Design Co Patterns - Baby Romper

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.