Monterey Stretch Cotton Poplin Shirting Fabric By the Yard, Grayish Purple. Semi-sheer to semi-opaque but will be quite sheer against direct light or when fabric is stretched extensively, use a lining or garment underneath for full opacity. May be used for dresses and skirts only with a lining unless your dress is a designed for some sheerness. Vertical repeat is 30-3/4", horizontal repeat is 14-1/4", 1/2 drop. Machine wash cold gentle, tumble dry low or lay flat. IMPORTANT: Pattern is a very large repeat .