Lakes 5" Charm Squares 8 Colours
Lakes 5" Charm Squares 8 Colours
Lakes 5" Charm Squares 8 Colours
Lakes 5" Charm Squares 8 Colours

Lakes 5" Charm Squares 8 Colours 5" x 5" / 12.5 cm x 12.5 cm

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From the cool of a glacial pool to the purple of a sun-warmed lake, each Lakes blue captures a different watery tone. Yet their shared blue warp thread ensures they mix, match and tone effortlessly together.

100% mercerised shot cottons - each colourway combines a base colour warp with a complementary or contrasting weft thread. This produces the trademark ‘shot’ effect when colours appear to shimmer and ‘move’ depending on how the light falls. It lends extra depth and texture to your project.

With their shared warp, these shades work beautifully together - no need to worry about colour combining.

Use them for quilting, patchwork and general sewing.

Fabric widths

Our fabrics are cut from a 54” / 137 cm bolt width - that’s up to 23% wider than 'standard'. This means that our cut lengths and pre-cut packs provide a surprising amount of fabric!

Size Guide

Oakshott Pre-cuts

Because they’re cut from 54” / 137 cm wide bolts, our cuts are up to a third bigger than 'standard'.

Size Guide

Our pre-cuts come in Fat 8ths, Fat Quarter, Half Metre Block or 1 Metre packs. 5” Charm Squares are available for individual collections.

Size Guide

 

 

Caring for your shot cottons - before, during and after sewing

We use the best quality reactive dyes which provide the best fastness to light, rubbing and especially to washing. This however cannot be guaranteed and as many quilts are future heritage projects, we recommend dry cleaning.

Our fabrics are soft finished with steam after production and most quilters do not prewash them. If prewashing is preferred, then only by hand in clean water at 30C, please.

Our fabrics are pure finished ie they don’t contain binders / wax / starch etc. The handle will therefore change very little when the fabric is washed. They may however fray slightly more than ‘finished’ fabrics and to minimise this, we recommend overlocking cut edges prior to washing.

Do not machine wash and do not tumble dry. Dark and light colours should be washed separately. Avoid optical whiteners and chlorine based cleaning products. Gently towel dry and iron whilst damp. Allow for a shrinkage of 3-5%.

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Tax/duty/VAT

Our product prices are shown both with and without VAT (product tax). VAT is NOT charged on shipments outside the UK. However local taxes may apply.

For UK shipments, VAT is applied automatically at the current rate (20%).

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When will my order be delivered?

We aim to dispatch orders received within 1-3 full working days of receipt and we ship daily worldwide. Normal services are shown on the Delivery & Returns page and on every product page. Customers are often surprised at how quickly their order is delivered!

What is the cost of shipping?

Our charges for packaging and shipping are shown on the Delivery & Returns page and on every product page.

What are ‘shot’ cottons?

Each colourway is achieved by selecting a base colour warp and marrying it with a complementary or contrasting weft thread. This produces our trademark ‘shot’ effect, when the colour appears to shimmer and change depending on how the light falls. They appear to have depth and movement.

Many of our collections - Grayshott, Lakes, Lipari, Ruby Reds, Scandinavia and Sorbet - combine a single warp shade with a rainbow of weft threads. This ensures that the colours mix, match and tone happily together and it makes for easy colour combining.

How should I care for the fabrics - before, during and after sewing?

We use the best quality reactive dyes which provide the best fastness to light, rubbing and especially to washing. This however cannot be guaranteed and as many quilts are future heritage projects, we recommend dry cleaning. Our fabrics are soft finished with steam after production and most quilters do not prewash them. If prewashing is preferred, then only by hand in clean water at 30C, please.

Our fabrics are pure finished ie they don’t contain binders / wax / starch etc. The handle will therefore change very little when the fabric is washed. They may however fray slightly more than ‘finished’ fabrics and to minimise this, we recommend overlocking cut edges prior to washing. Do not machine wash and do not tumble dry. Dark and light colours should be washed separately. Avoid optical whiteners and chlorine based cleaning products. Gently towel dry and iron whilst damp. Allow for a shrinkage of 3-5%.

How can I compare the shades of one colour, across all the collections?

Our 'filter by colour' facility makes this easy.

Search by colour 1

  1. Click 'Shop' in the top bar.
  2. Click the downward arrow beside 'Colour' and check the colour of your choice. Here we filtered on Green to find the Greens from all our collections.

Search by colour 2

Order processing

We aim to despatch your order within 1-3 working days of receipt. After leaving our warehouse, your delivery should normally arrive in the number of days shown below. Please understand however that these timings are beyond our control.

Shipping charges April 21

Please also note:

  • Out of area surcharges may apply depending on the destination.
  • Orders shipped to Guernsey, Jersey and Isle of Man must be addressed as such, in order to remain VAT exempt i.e. if the ‘country’ is entered as UK, VAT will automatically be applied.
  • Please be sure to provide a daytime delivery address (not a PO box) where someone will be able to accept the goods. A contact phone number is also needed.
  • When ordering for delivery to a country outside the UK, your items may be subject to import duties and sales taxes which are incurred once a shipment reaches its destination country. You will be responsible for payment of any such duties and taxes. Please note that we have no control over these charges, if they are applied, and cannot predict their amount.

If we’re not able to supply all the items from stock, we will notify you and may offer an alternative. We only ship part-orders with your express agreement. There are no delivery charges on Gift Vouchers and Downloadable Patterns.

Incomplete, incorrect, damaged or missing orders

If your order is delivered incomplete, damaged or incorrect, please contact us within 24 hours of receipt. We will resolve the problem in the most appropriate way.

Returns and refunds

We want you to be happy with your purchase, however if you're unhappy, please let us know.

Unless faulty, we'd like this to be within 30 days of receipt. We can only offer refunds on items returned in the condition in which they were supplied.

If a product is faulty in any way, please notify us immediately so that we can rectify the problem.

Please pack the parcel securely, enclosing a copy of your proof of purchase and tell us the reason for return. Post the parcel, taking care to obtain a receipt as proof of postage, to: Oakshott & Company Ltd, Unit 6, Wheal Agar, Tolvaddon Business Park, Pool, Redruth, TR14 0HX, UK. You will be responsible for paying the shipping costs for returning an item.

When we receive the parcel, we will email you and a refund will be passed to your credit card or the original method of payment within 14 days. (Please allow 5 days for the bank to transfer the funds to your account).

If you have any queries, please email info@oakshottfabrics.com or call us on +44 (0)7486 463821.