Named after the town Melton Mowbray, Melton Fabric is a tight woven, woollen cloth which is heavily milled and a nap raised so as to form a short, dense pile. With the same thickness and texture of boiled wool, it is hard to tell the difference. Historically, this woollen cloth has been used for military coats, waistcoats and trousers in cooler climates due to its warmth, density and wind resistant qualities. Today, Melton is a popular Dressmaking Fabric in the manufacture of heavier weight jackets and coats.
Our Melton Fabrics have a composition of 80% polyester and 20% viscose. This warm and cushioned fabric has a smooth surface making this a smart and practical addition to your winter wardrobe. Many of the most on trend styles of winter coats such as duffel coats, macs and peacoats are often manufactured using this beautiful and hard wearing Melton Fabric. The possibilities with Melton Fabric are many and stretch far beyond dressmaking, it is the ideal fabric for creating beautiful winter accessories such as scarves, belts, soft handbags and elegant hats and is also useful for upholstery.
Due to its warmth and thickness Melton Fabric is particularly useful for your winter bedding and is guaranteed to keep you warm during the cold winter months. Our Melton Fabric is sourced directly from a world famous Melton manufacturer so you can be confident that you will Buy Melton Fabric of the highest quality. Our gorgeous Melton Fabric is available in a variety of gorgeous colour options.
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