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This light soft cotton cambric is hand block printed in India. It features a lovely peacock-inspired print pattern in aqua and olive on a white background.

It makes up beautifully as a dressmaking fabric for adults or children, or use it for soft furnishings in the house or the nursery.

Mayura is a unique fabric made exclusively for Monsoon Weave.

This piece measures 0.5m x 112cm.

At Monsoon Weave we are dedicated to supporting the handicraft artisans of the developing world. We believe that a piece of handmade fabric is an artwork demonstrating a superior level of skills, which have been learnt and passed within a family from generation to generation. This traditional skill is what keeps a family employed and within which their identity is interwoven. Time, deftness and precision are required; and the final cut piece is slightly unique from every other piece. It is fabric with culture and history interwoven.

Fabric Type: 100% cotton cambric
Origin: India
Weight: 82 GSM (grams per square metre) or 2.4 ounces per square yard
Colours: Aqua and Olive Green on White
Fabric Width: 112 cm / 44 inches (including selvedges)
Pattern Size: Aqua circle measures 1.5cm (1/2 inch)

Please note that I can ship anywhere from 2.5 - 5 metres of light weight fabric for the same price. If you'd like to add more to your order please contact me for a custom listing.

We package your handmade fabric carefully for safe travels worldwide. As this fabric ships airmail from Australia, expected delivery time is approximately 1-2 weeks.

Good question. In a nutshell:
- voile is translated from "veil" in French. So assume that it will be very lightweight and somewhat sheer when back-lit.
- Cambric is a slightly heavier and less sheer fabric than voile, but still has that lovely softness due to the way that it is woven. Like voile, it falls beautifully, and is light and soft for summer clothing.
- Light-weight cotton poplin can be a similar weight to cambric but will feel more coarse than cambric.
- Cotton poplin is used for quilting and craft-making and is generally a little bit heavier again.

Frequently asked questions about MonsoonWeave

Yes, we cut the fabric as required, and it is supplied as one continuous length.
Sorry, we don't offer wholesale.
Sorry, we don't provide free samples, but we do provide affordable and beautiful fabric in half metre lengths, so feel free to order just one.

Mayura: Indian Cotton Block Print Fabric - half metre



  • Materials: cotton, cambric
  • Ships worldwide from Australia
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