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Italian glen plaid

Glen plaid is, in fact, not a fabric, but one of the varieties of patterns. This type of check pattern adorns a wardrobe of British aristocrats, including Prince Charles. We invite you to buy woolen fabrics with an aristocratic pattern in the Tessuti dell'Arte online shop.

Where can you buy glen plaid?

Glen plaid pattern can be applied to any fabric, but not every one of them will make it looks aristocratic and refined. If a material is of poor quality, no pattern will save it from soon appearance of spools, scuffs and deformations. By purchasing from our online shop, you can be sure that this will not happen: we offer fabrics only from Italian manufacturers. We give you the opportunity to order free samples (only pay shipping), or better purchase fabrics immediately without going to Italy, after detailed assistance from our managers.

It is very easy to buy Italian high-quality glen plaid fabric at best price in the UK, Canada, United States, America, France, the Netherlands, Taiwan, Iceland, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Norway, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Croatia and any country in the world, our online store "Tessuti Dell 'Arte" will send you the fabrics to any corner of the world. In our catalog you will see many colors and design solutions Made in Italy. We have many customers from different countries and cities of the world.

What is glen plaid?

One of the defining characteristics of glen plaid is the presence of several rows of thin lines forming large squares filled with hounds tooth check. The lines can be of different shades, but they are always similar in colours, without sharp contrasts. Classic colours are white, black and grey, but others can also be used. It is important to use dim, muted shades.

The pattern was invented in the 19th century and quickly became popular. Not only suits were sewn with it, but even military uniforms. As a rule, glen is applied to woolen materials, but both dense cotton and mixed fabrics with the addition of synthetic threads are appropriate. While purchasing in our shop, you can be sure that all materials are of high quality, and the classic pattern will only emphasizes their excellent characteristics and great appearance.

What can you sew with glen plaid?

Traditionally, glen plaid is used for tailoring costumes, both male and female. Jackets, trousers and coats are the main clothes where this recognizable pattern is applied. It is combined not only with plain materials, but also with other check varieties. For example, with a large check on a plain background.

However, today designers are moving away from traditional models and offer more ways to use this pattern. For instance, our collection presents materials with brighter check that can dilute a strict office style. Modern fashion designers introduce new images involving a combination of glen plaid with bright, contrasting accessories. You can find such materials for sewing in the Tessuti dell'Arte online shop.