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Loden! What is it exactly?

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HipHopOpotomus Thu 08-Sep-11 22:23:10

And where is the uk/ online can I buy some.

MmeLindor. Thu 08-Sep-11 22:24:57

Is it not just another name for felt?

It is used in Germany to make jackets.

MmeLindor. Thu 08-Sep-11 22:27:45

Loden-Frey - it is a woollen weave brushed till waterproof.

HipHopOpotomus Thu 08-Sep-11 22:46:15

They use it alot in burda magazine for coats etc.

There is felted loden as well as loden. It must be some kind of wool.

I wonder if it's called something different in uk?

MmeLindor. Thu 08-Sep-11 22:52:05

Ah, that is why - Burda is German.

From what I read, there are different qualities of loden. The really expensive stuff that is used to make high quality woolen coats - like this and cheaper stuff like this

Not sure if you can buy it in UK, those are both German websites.

It is a felted wool, softer and more flowing than felt.

HipHopOpotomus Thu 08-Sep-11 23:24:03

Thanks Mmme - it sounds a bit expensive for my sewing talents, though it is ment to be very easy to use

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