This red cotton broadcloth is a deeper red than tomato, but it is still bright- a strong, primary red that loves to play with other crayon colors like royal blue. This broadcloth is thick but soft, with a medium drape. It is resistant to tears and wrinkles, yet it pleats well. Broadcloth dates back to medieval times, when cloth of this name was a sturdy fabric made of wool. Today's 100 percent cotton broadcloth is also amazingly durable. It is a high quality, 100 percent cotton fabric that can be used in clothing, upholstery, and crafts. Care for your Kona cotton broad cloth by keeping it in a dark and dry place.