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Fulled fabric is a kind of felted wool, the surface of the wool is slightly felted so that the right side looks the same as the wrong side. The quality is smooth, but sturdy, and has a perfect wearing ease. You usually sew jackets from it without lining, which are perfect for autumn and any transitional season. Due to its property, edges need not be neatened, the fabric does not fray and is comparable with fleece.

Garments sewn from fulled fabrics have got volume and stability, and look nice from both sides.

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    Dec 20, 2017, 01.14 PMby aly

    There are many garments in the Burdastyle magazine where fulled wool fabric is recommended, and the pattern instructions include info on how to sew it. It would be nice if one could sort on the patterns on this site for recommended fabric, especially unique fabrics that work best for certain types of garments.

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    Jul 31, 2016, 09.15 AMby KatieMullen

    I always love woolen fabrics due to its softness and easy to wash and clean. I was not aware about fulled fabric and you are describing it in detail and I think for the general public it is interesting info. Recently, I buy research paper about the same fabric as it was assigned me for course study.

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    Aug 29, 2012, 10.54 AMby Debbie Alli

    Now I know the name for the fabric I bought to make the cape from the last Burda Magazine (short version)!

    I’m still trying to work out how I might make it reversible as my fabric is grey on one side and beige on the other! I’m thinking of edging with some kind of faux leather, and using flat felled seams. Which just leaves the issue of how to create the arm openings – move them slightly forwards onto the front section and do them using a large bound button hole technique maybe?

    Or do I just decide between grey and beige and make a standard lined version? Choices, choices! Any advice welcomed :)

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      Oct 3, 2012, 02.44 PMby Debbie Alli

      I ended up going for a standard version – I couldn’t figure out how to interface and face it so it would be sturdy enough, and have it reversible. Shame but it looks gorgeous as a grey cape (MUST post pics – I’m way behind!) so I’m not complaining – it’s kept me warm this week too!

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