This fabric is wonderful for hand embroidery. It is 80% cotton and 20% linen and is both beautifully soft to stitch into and sturdy enough not to back with anything. One of my little embroideries is pictured here so you can see what it looks like made up. A natural coloured background which works brilliantly for brights or pastels.
Half a metre listing is 50cm x 140cm wide.
Fat Quarter listing is quarter of a metre and measures 50cm x 70cm.