Richloom Whipporwill Summer Fabric
- Product ID: WHISUM
- Manufacturer: Richloom
- Content: 55% Linen, 45% Rayon
- Width: 54"
- Horizontal Repeat: 27"
- Vertical Repeat: 27"
- Country of Origin: China
- Finish: Richgard
- Care: Use Solvent-Based Cleaner
Maximum Continuous Length: Approximately 30 Yards,
when ordering more than 30 Yards please note it may come in more than one piece.
Whipporwill Summer by Richloom is a stunning floral animal print drapery décor fabric. This fabric can be used for projects like curtains, tote bags, home accents, and more. Colors include gold, natural, pink, white, blue, green, ivory, red, yellow, brown, purple, orange.
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Why did you choose this?
can you wash it?
BEST ANSWER: Yes, but there is some shrinkage. I used warm wash, cold rinse, line dry and damp press with steam on high heat. The up-down shrinkage was about 3/8" on a piece about 8" long. The sideways shrinkage was about 3/4" on a piece 27" wide. The colors were just fine. Good luck with your project!
Is the background of this fabric stark white or a little off white?
BEST ANSWER: This is an off-white. It's a near-ivory in the way I see it; however, it's not fully ivory as it is only a couple of steps away from a "clean white." While it is in No Way a pure white nor white-white, because it DOES have a lot of warmth to the white, it can be used in a room alongside a clean white AS CONTRAST. For instance, I'm going to have my walls painted the fabric's background color and my trim (the door & window casings, the baseboards...) Benjamin Moore's Super White OC-152, in case you'd like to look it up. I would not go with a strictly white-white, though, in picking the contrasting white, as that would be too stark. As said above, it's not a stark white. I also recommend getting a sample. You'll love it and it's best to see all the colors in person.
Could you use this to reupholster a sofa?
I want to make a purse with this fabric. What fabric do you recommend for the inside of the purse. How about a polyester blend broadcloth?
BEST ANSWER: That would work, a satin may be nice as well depending on how fancy you wanted to get!
Three questions please! How large is your sample, if it is small, say 4 x 2 ins, can I get a larger one, say 12x8ins? And the cost please?
BEST ANSWER: Samples are approximately 4" x 4" and only come in one size. They are $1.50 each.