Egyptian fabric 80% cotton - 20% polyester. 123 gr/m² (approximately 184 gr/m).
This fabric is perfect for upholstery: tablecloths, curtains, draperies, cushions covers. You can also incorporate it in making all bags and accessories.
Finally, use is unlimited in the art of patchwork.
There are two white strips of hand and other fabric (photo 2). Each of these undyed strips is approx 6 cm. The printed part so 134 cm wide.
Coupons are always cut within the patterns.
The main reason (circles in a square: photo 1) is 47 cm in the length. Middle bands are 14 cm in the direction of the height.
Coupons were cut using patterns and as follows:
Coupon of 75 cm includes a band, a main motif, band.
-109 cm coupon: a main motif, band, a main pattern
-137 cm: 2 main pattern, 3 tapes coupon
-Bands 170 cm: 3 main patterns, 2 coupon
-198 cm: 3 main patterns, 4 bands coupon
-Coupon 232 cm: 4 main patterns, 3 tapes
-Bands 260 cm: 4 main patterns, 5 coupon
-Coupon 293 cm: 5 main pattern, 4 bands
-Bands 321 main patterns, 6 cm: 5 coupon
-Bands 355 cm: 6 main patterns, 5 coupon
-Bands coupon 383 main patterns, 7 cm: 6
-Coupon 416 main patterns, 6 strips 7 cm
For a coupon than 416 cm, please contact me.
This fabric faded slightly, prefer an iron on reverse.
Everything started a crush on these fabrics used in Egypt during the celebrations: weddings, festivals, Ramadan, inaugurations.
I buy my fabrics in a neighborhood in old Cairo called "khayameya". Khayameya is an Arabic word meaning "tent". Around these tents embellishment art developed over the millennia using patchwork technique. This technique (called "in applied") sew on a plain fabric pieces of colorful fabrics to achieve a geometric pattern. Patterns printed on the fabric featured here are fully traditional patchwork patterns made by artisans. Today, the term "khayameya". refers to hangings in patchwork, an artisan mastering this craftsmanship, a district of Cairo and fabrics printed in the same spirit: the street "khayameya".
To see these stunning curtains, visit my website couleursdunil.fr in the section "Applique - khayameya".