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100% Wool Serge - Red Fair & Square Check

per half metre
Fabric Code: B4d17 (A3a14)

Only 5.5m of this product left in stock

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 / Heavy

GSM: 468

Composition: 100% Wool

Width: 156cm / 61inch

Pattern repeat: 13cm / 5.1inch


This quality wool coating is a true classic. Expertly woven in Italy, originally for a top British designer. Red Fair & Square Red has been created using predominantly black yarns and accentuated by a jaunty red windowpane check. A subtle grey windowpane check adds further interest to this hard-wearing coating fabric and will look fabulous fashioned into items that will maximise the impact of the large check.


Red Fair & Square is woven from closely set, heavy-gauge, all-wool yarns. These cosy and naturally temperature-regulating yarns are highly twisted to produce extra density, thus producing a close twill woven fabric with a semi-ribbed, hopsack texture. This sturdy fabric is stable, has a heavy drape quality, and subtle sheen and is naturally water and soil-resistant. Wool serge fabrics have been used for centuries to make military uniforms and other smart and hard-wearing apparel. 

Garment Suggestions:

Cocoon coats, classic overcoats, and stylish tailored capes will look magnificent especially if you play around with your cutting layouts and feature some bias-cut panels to flared cape styles and swing coats. Add a contrasting lining and you will have a garment to be proud of.

Why not try combining this fabric with its sister fabric: Yellow Fair & Square - Serge Wool Check.

Other Uses:

If you want some quick and easy makes to furnish your home this cosy woollen will make hard-wearing lightly upholstered pieces and cushions! Create super easy envelope-style cushions and add some striking yellow or grey buttons to finish off. Use your offcuts to create flat caps, baker boy caps, bucket hats and matching bags! 

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Why choose wool fabric?

Benefits of sewing with Wool! 🐑

We love wonderful wool! Why? Because it looks beautiful, well yes but did you know wool has a series of superpowers that make it the most incredible natural fibre, suitable for more garment suggestions and sewing inspiration than possibly any other?

Wool has a unique naturally crimped 3D structure which attributes to some brilliant properties & makes it a great fabric to wear throughout all the seasons.

Naturally Breathable: This amazing 3D crimped structure promotes air circulation allowing air to pass through the fabric, allowing for circulation and ventilation for your skin to breathe, keeping you cool.

Shower Resistant: Sheep naturally produce a waxy substance called lanolin. As sheep live outdoors, this naturally occurring wax helps to protect sheep from the elements, naturally shedding water & keeping them dry. This same property is retained within the wool fibres when spun into yarn.

Moisture Absorbing: The moisture-retentive superpowers of wool! It’s hydrophilic core gives wool the ability to wick away moisture keeping you dry and comfortable – this possibly one of our favourite properties because you can stay fresh when wearing wool, from autumn right through to spring!

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