The Madras Fabric is a light-weight 100% Cotton 44/45" wide material. It is pleasantly soft, and slightly translucent. Madras fabrics are primarily used in summer clothing. This material in particular can be used to create summer shirts, extravagant summer jackets, exciting shorts, unique dresses, and more! Mix and match the patterns and patch them together to create your own exciting and original patchwork! The beautiful colors and patterns together form an iconic Madras patch look, often used by high end designers in a wide rage of garments.