Rated 2.8 out of 5 by 4
Rated 5 out of 5 by kris10cali Beautiful!
Although the Essex blend is not soft and drapy like the Brussels (linen/rayon) line I still like them. They have a heavier weight and fairly stiff feel to them. I don't notice the scratchy issue others are having. The color is fairly accurate on my screen for the Dusty Blue color, but order swatches of the Kaufman linens as most of the colors are not consistent with the screen swatch.
November 12, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by SoraiadeSousaMendes Scratchy
I love the color, though it is more light blue than teal, but it is definitely NOT lightweight and is NOT appropriate for apparel. This was very disappointing to me. I wanted to make a skirt for me and a dress for my daughter (I bought 3 different colors) and now I have yards of fabric that are only suitable for curtains or pillows. The fabric is nice but very scratchy. I was totally misled by the description of the product ! Very disappointed!
May 12, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by BWworship More blue than pictured
Overall I think the fabric is fine, but it is more a true blue and less teal than pictured. I haven't had a problem with it being scratchy but I'm using it for pillow covers not clothing.
May 7, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by MaryJV Scratchy
This fabric should not be used for apparel. Its awfully scratchy, and I tried washing and even adding more and more softener each time, but to no avail. I bought many different colors, and they were all a waste of money. It irritates my skin to even carry it. I will try fully lining anything I make. Hopefully the sharp fiber ends won't poke through the lining fabric!
July 30, 2013