* Actual color might look different due to different lighting and screen setting. Waxed canvas color changes with creases and marks.We recommend you to order a color swatch to check the color before ordering bigger pieces.
We stand out for: Easy to sew (normal bag making needle jeans/leather needles), premium quality, superb durability, 100% cotton, nontoxic double sided wax, environmental friendly, vegan, sustainable material, extra stiffness for better structure, no ironing or interfacing required, earthy colors, breathable and waterproof, Retro distressed look
Specifications: Weight: 8 oz, 400GSM Width: 145cm/58 inch
Popular for: Bags, Backpacks, heavy duty waterproof work aprons, tool rolls, home decor, interior design, Fabric structures, TV and movie sets etc.
How to sew waxed canvas?
Needle: Denim/Leather needle, size 100/16 or 18/110
Sewing machine: suitable for both domestic and industrial
Presser foot: standard foot or walking foot if preferred
Stitch length: 2.5-3
Thread: heavy duty threads preferred but not essential
Marker: hera marker, chopstick, a blunt fabric pen, or simply crease the canvas to mark
Use wonder clips instead of pins to prevent leaving holes on the canvas
Interfacing: not required
Ironing: don’t! Finger press is enough. Use a hairdryer to get rid of creases if desired
If pairing with leather, test with a scrap first to make sure leather doesn’t absorb the small amount of oil from waxed canvas and stain.
Leave a big hole for turning if using it in a bag.
How to care for waxed canvas?
Use it! The fabric will soften and develop a unique patina over time.
Spot clean or hand wash in cold water. Use mild soap if required.
Do not machine wash, tumble dry or dry clean.
Never use bleach, softener, solvent or stain remover.
No ironing required. Use a hairdryer to get rid of creases if desired.
Avoid direct heat contact, ie warm or hot water wash, direct summer sun and leaving in hot car for long.
Rewax after a few years of good use if desired.
* Please note:
Waxed canvas is sent folded and will have creases. They can be reduced with a hair dryer. Do not iron. If you prefer to have it send as a roll, please contact us before ordering.
Please ensure you check customs of your country if you are outside of Australia. I am not responsible if item purchased is prohibited by your country.
All items will be dispatched within 1-3 business day. Delivery time is 2-10 days within Australia, and 9-18 days for most countries. I am not responsible for postage delay.