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The name for this lovely colour was the subject of a Facebook competition, which had loads of brilliant entries.  From them I Chose Andromeda (suggested by Marjolein Stam).  

In Greek mythology Andromeda was chained to a rock by the sea and left to be ravaged by a sea monster, she was rescued by Perseus.  After her death she was placed in the sky near to the constellations of her husband Perseus and her mother Cassiopeia.  The name works for the fabric; on linens it is dark and the browns and violet blue reflect a night sky, on the evenweave it is softer more moonlit water in shade so reflecting both her mortal and eternal existence.

The closest DMC shades are not very close at all: Linen - 823/32, 535 (poor match), Evenweave - 30, 3042/3861 (poor match)

The main picture is of a 9 x 12 of 32ct Belfast linen, the other pictures are a 9 x 12 of 32ct Jobelan and a comparison of both fabrics.  

The price shown is the base price for a piece of 9"x12" fabric.  The price on top of this for the larger cuts are shown in the fabric size drop down, e.g. 13" x 18" is +£3.80 giving a total price for that cut of fabric of £8.60 (base price of £4.80 plus £3.80 fabric size price).  For clarity, the total prices for the different cuts, which will be shown in the shopping cart are:

  • 9"x12" £4.80
  • 13"x18" £8.60
  • 18"x27" £18.20
  • 25"x27" £25.15
  • 36"x27" £37.40

Monthly limited edition colours are released and available for purchase for one month only.  They are available in all our standard fabric sizes, just select the size piece you would like to purchase from the 'fabric size' drop down list.  If you require a custom cut of the fabric please contact us for pricing.  This fabric is dyed by hand onto Zweigart fabric, and is available in both Cashel linen (28 count) and Belfast linen (32 count), selectable from the fabric type drop down.  The aida and evenweave options for this fabric can be found here.

Please note that this fabric is hand-dyed and as such there will be variations between dye lots.  We recommend that if you plan to stitch multiple projects and frame them as a set you purchase all the fabric at the same time. 

These fabrics are not guaranteed colourfast.

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