The Shannon linen is also a light weight linen. It is commonly used to make blouses and button down dress shirts for men, it works well when loosely fitted because it is very comfortable and cool. This light weight fabric has the advantage that it is not as transparent as cambric linen fabric. The Shannon linen comes in white, oyster, ecru, natural, husk or yellow, earth, peat or light brown, lemon, salmon or coral, aqua tint or light green, teal or turquoise, and black colors and comes in 60"width.
This medium weight pure linen is 5.75 oz weight, 60" width, and is available in natural, white, oyster, beige, jade, logan, light blue or baby blue, navy and black colors. This weight 100% linen is ideal for making women's and men's suits, or blazers. There is nothing more classy or crisp looking than a well made pure linen suit with a hand sewn collar and cuff. Medium weight linen is also used for window treatments.