60s 70s 4 yards 6 Inch x 63 Inch Double Border Print Floral Loomskill Knit Dress Fabric 1960s 1970s Tropical Nylon Black Pink White Green

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A 4 yard 6 inch long by 63 inch wide piece of knit fabric. Loomskill. Fiber not stated and date unknown but based upon the rest of the fabric from this estate, this piece is late 1960s to early 1970s.

No fiber content stated but feels like nylon and is a light-weight knit. The fabric is a rectangle…any distortion to that shape is either the angle of my clothesline or the fabric is just blowing in the wind. Any discolorations are the fact I take a bad photo or the sun is glinting off of a fold.

I did not see any flaws, pulls or snags. Fabric seems strong without weak areas. I did not see any flaws in the printing. The fabric does allow a bit of light through it and may need a slip if sewn into a dress. There is also a right and wrong side to the fabric but they are very similar. The fabric has a slight sheen.

Year: 1960s/1970s
Fiber: Feels like 100% Nylon but could by Polyester. This is a light-weight knit with slight stretch. Pulling a 10 " section of the cross grain HARD resulted in 11"...1" of stretch.
Label: Loomskill
Color: Black, White, Green, Pink, Aqua, Red, Purple
Pattern: A field of small white blossoms bordered on each selvedge with tropical flowers. The 'wide' border is approximately 15 1/2 inches wide and the 'narrow' border is approximately 6 inches wide. The width of the border varies based upon the print; measured from the flower field to the edge of the black print.
Width: 63 inches
Length:41 yard plus 6 inches
Flaws: None noticed
Laundered: Yes, cold water
Dried: Line Dried
Aired: Aired

Picture 1: The entire piece of fabric hanging from the clothesline.
Picture 2: A section of the fabric hanging from the clothesline, showing the print. The fabric is evenly colored. This is close to the true color of the fabric.
Picture 3: A segment of the wider border.
Picture 4: A segment of the narrower border.
Picture 5: Scan of the field of flowers with a quarter for scale.
Picture 6: Close up of fabric's wider border with quarter for scale.
Picture 7: Close up of fabric's narrower border with quarter for scale.
Picture 8: Loomskill name and mark. This photo was darkened so the name could be seen and is not the true color of the fabric.

The fabric was washed and dried in the Carolina sun.

Please note that my yard has no pets and is not fertilized...just grass. So if a piece of fabric lays on the grass while hanging from the clothesline for photos...it stays clean.

When purchasing a vintage fabric please remember that it is old. I may have missed a fade or a flaw. I may have misjudged the year. I am happy to be corrected.
All fabrics are vintage items and sold…AS IS. Although I maintain a smoke-free and a pet-free studio, I have no control over where items have been previously. I attempt to represent my goods as honestly as possible, but sometimes something will get by. If you have any doubts about an item, E-MAIL ME! I want to make sure that you will be pleased with your purchase.

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