CREATED/ PURCHASED/ GIFTED/ LINKS/ AFFILIATE LINKS*/Time for some education! No pop quiz, I promise.
|items from my fabric stash and sewing pile|
|is a balanced design, with equal sized bands|
|is like gingham, but the squares are larger|
|is like gingham, but using a twill weave|
|is a balanced design, with very narrow bands alternating with wider bands|
|is windowpane with more than two colors|
|(the official CA tartan)|
is short for Glenurquhart, a region in Scotland. Also known as Prince of Wales check, it is a houndstooth woven with various sized bands, sometimes with more than two colors.
MadrasRead more here.
I created all the plaid repeat images above.
I was greatly helped by this post by Alexander West (which has additional information), and Wikipedia.
*Here is a random collection of plaid items that I found on Lyst [affiliate links]:
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