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Linen Inspiration for Summer

We are right in the midst of ‘Linen Season’ and here at Lamazi we could not be more excited.

Linen has many beneficial qualities, including regulating your body temperature making it ideal for warmer weather and is a stronger and more sustainable fibre than cotton. To find out some more qualities of Linen have a look at our reel on Instagram.

We have gathered some ready to wear inspiration for our latest linen fabrics, including a new blend made with a brand new fibre. Read on to find out more. 

 

Pure Linen

 

Breeze Deep Lagoon Enzyme Washed Pure Linen

Fibre Mood Viva Dress

 

We are constantly adding new colours to our range of Breeze Enzyme Washed Pure Linen’s with over 20 colours currently in stock. Some of our latest additions are Copper, Cream Aubergine, Cream Tan, Blossom and Light Sage. We have also introduced a lighter weight Pure Linen fabric in both solid colours and a Yarn Dyed melange effect. 

 

Mint Pure Linen Fabric

Friday Pattern Company Heather Blazer

 

Breeze, our enzyme washed linen is a beautiful environmentally friendly fabric with good body, wonderful handle and slub finish. It offers all the great qualities you would expect from linen such as breathability, comfort and naturalness without the harsh environmental impact. 

This linen is washed with enzymes to soften the fabric and is not chemically treated. It is a wardrobe staple for spring-summer wardrobe and comes in beautiful range of colours. The fabric is easy to sew and gets softer and softer after each wash and with wear over time.

Breeze Cream Aubergine Enzyme Washed Pure Linen

Fibre Mood Meryll

Our Pure Linen fabrics have not been pre treated and have a crisp handle and slightly lighter weight. If you would like a more traditional linen handle this is the fabric you should choose. It is ideal for dresses, shirts, loose trousers or shorts and lightweight jackets. 

Linen will provide structure for a garment whilst still feeling extremely comfortable. Garments such as dresses with puff sleeves or full skirts will work well. It is also ideal for making summer suits or co-ord sets (we think Agnes Pyjama’s would be the perfect holiday set in this fabric!) 

 

Breeze Cream Tan Enzyme Washed Pure Linen

Paper Theory Agnes Pyjama’s

 

Sorona Linen- A New Eco Linen Blend Fabric

We are very excited to introduce this new type of fibre to our store. Sorona® is a partially plant-based polymer by DuPont that brings high-performance, sustainable fabric to the fashion industry and eco-conscious consumers.  Sorona® polymer is produced with renewable bio-based PDO through a fermentation process from corn sugar, which contributes to environmental protection concept. 

 

Sorona Linen in Windsor Wine

Closet Core Patterns Fiore Skirt

This new fibre has been blended with Linen, Viscose and Cotton to create a soft and lightweight fabric (45% Linen, 22% Viscose, 18% Sorona and 15% Cotton). It has a similar feel of cotton, along with the slub texture of linen and softness of viscose- what a dreamy combination! It offers the best qualities of all these fibres blended to create a sustainable fabric with no harsh impact on the environment. 

Sorona Linen in Mountain Green

Marsha Style Sia Dress

 

This fabric is perfect for most styles of garment. The structure from the cotton and linen will add extra puff to sleeves, while the viscose will add some extra swoosh to skirts. It is also ideal for lightweight jackets, tops, shirts, trousers, shorts or jumpsuits.

 

Sorona Linen in Moroccan Blue

Pauline Alice Ibi Dress

 

New Printed Linens

Summer Party Painted Foliage Pure Linen

Tilly and the Buttons Lyra Shirt Dress

 

Our new range of printed Pure Linen fabrics are perfect for summer. The Lyra pattern will give you different options for the length of the skirt and sleeves. The Hailey shirt is a great option for this fabric to add a pop of colour to your wardrobe that can be wore all year round.

 
Summer Party Lupine Petals Blush Pure Linen


Experimental Space Hailey Shirt

 

Co-Ords are big news this summer and a great piece to invest your time in. Super cute when worn together, the top and bottom can also be worn separately with other garments in your wardrobe. Made in linen this is the perfect piece to add to your holiday wardrobe.

Summer Party Painted Foliage Pure Linen 

Tilly and the Buttons Esti Co-Ord

 

This nature print Linen Viscose Noil is giving us ‘Toile de Jouy’ vibes, the classic print featured recently on the Dior catwalk. We think this fabric would make a wonderful circle skirt inspired by this designer look. The Closet Core Fiore skirt could be lengthened to create this look, or keep it short for your own summer take on the style. You can also use the By Hand London Circle Skirt calculator to draft one yourself.

Natures Wonder Viscose Linen Noil

Closet Core Patterns Fiore Skirt

 

Of course don’t forget about the men. This ripple effect  linen viscose blend is perfect for making a short sleeve summer shirt. The Fairfield Buton-Up is a perfect all year round pattern.

 

Water Ripples Blue Linen Viscose Fabric

Thread Theory No 10 Fairfield Button Up Shirt

 

Flow Linen Viscose Noil

Flow Green Viscose Linen Blend

Friday Pattern Company Saguaro Set

Our popular range of Flow Viscose Linen blend fabrics are perfect if you want the look of linen but softness of a viscose. This fabric is perfect for making 2-piece sets like the Saguaro Set or comfortable smock dress like the Named Clothing Ilma Smock Dress and Top.

Flow Mauve Linen Viscose Fabric

Named Clothing Ilma Smock Dress and Top

 

For more Linen inspiration check out our previous blog here or have a look at our blog for sewing with large prints, which features Linen Viscose Noil prints from Mind the Maker

You magic also be interested in our blog “Holiday Sewing Inspiration”.

For more inspiration have a look at our Pinterest board too with lots of ideas for what you can make with Linen.


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