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100% Cotton Drill - Cool Aqua

per half metre
Fabric Code: M4b27

Price is per HALF metre. 1 unit = 0.5metres. For 1.5metres, add 3 units.

All cut length orders are sent as one continuous length.


Weight: Medium

GSM: 250

Composition: 100% Cotton

Width: 156cm / 61.4inch

Pattern repeat: N/A


Cool Aqua - Cotton Drill is one of our drill and twill fabrics, traditionally used to make workwear and utility clothing. Still used for uniforms and countless outdoor purposes from equestrian to workwear, and all manner of clothing and accessories, through to useful homewares and soft furnishings. Read on for inspiring ideas and hints and tips about this new addition to the Drills & Twills section.


Cool Aqua is as its name suggests a tranquil cool blue-green, pastel turquoise, hue like - frozen waterfalls and pastel French macaroons. Pastel hues like Cool Aqua are adored for their uplifting sweet spring and summer style. Team this with classic white, candy pink, petal pink and daffodil yellow for a unique colour-blocked patchwork style. We love the versatility of this hardwearing Cool Aqua fabric.


Drills and twills are traditionally used in protective clothing production for industrial workers and those with outdoor jobs. This iconic style popularised during wartime for practical and hardworking clothing quickly filtered down to become a basic staple, seen in most wardrobes. Its fine twill weave, stable handle, medium weight, and pleasing cotton feel, that gets better with time, make it a true classic. Cool Aqua is perfect for a plethora of practical and classic clothing.

This fabric boasts excellent strength, stability and a versatile handle. It will drape well and has a pleasing malleable hand, yet will hold crisp details such as collars and top-stitched panels; characteristic of jeans and utility styles.

Garment Suggestions:

Cool Aqua is the ideal fabric for colour lovers. Team this classic with anything, or use it as a stand-alone for attention-stealing ensembles. All you have to do is decide what to make from this super sweet, versatile fabric. Here are a few helpful suggestions to set you on your way:

There are of course countless other brilliant sewing patterns available, these are but a few. Other excellent uses are craft aprons, tool aprons/holders, tote bags, messenger bags, hats, caps, rucksacks, and barrel bags. 

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