An extensive range of upholstery fabrics
Looking for upholstery fabrics? Book your free consultation today, to discover the huge range onsite.
There is a vast array of upholstery fabrics available, each offering different performance characteristics. It is often difficult to evaluate how an upholstery fabric will likely perform in any given situation based solely on what it looks like.
Upholstery fabrics are used for the coverings of chairs, sofas, and other furniture. They come in a wide range of colours, weaves, and prints and are more robust than a drapery fabric.
You may be looking to recover an old sofa or buying a new armchair, whatever the piece of furniture, you need to take into consideration how it is going to be used and by who and where it will be located in your home. High traffic areas, such as family or living rooms, will need durable fabrics, while furniture that doesn’t get as much wear and tear for example a cushion cover or headboard, needn’t be as robust.
The style of your home and the function of the item is also important. Is it a formal living space? Does the chair get a lot of use by children or pets? Let’s look at the top considerations:
Our fabric selections include solutions for
- Upholstery and recovering of furniture
Frequently Asked Questions About Upholstery
How do I make the fabric stain resistant?
Stain Resistant Fabrics
New technologies in fabric design now include fabrics that stand up to stains and spills. You now have peace of mind knowing that your furniture will be looking fresh year after year. These fabrics come in a range of colours and designs and are an effective choice for families with children and pets.
What is a rub rating and why is it important?
A fabric’s durability is dependent on the quality of the yarns, dyes, wearing, and finishing techniques used during manufacturing. Upholstery fabrics are put through testing processes to determine how durable and resistant fabrics are to abrasion/rubbing. There are two main abrasion tests:
Martindale Abrasion ( British)
Wyzenbeek Abrasion ( USA)
What is railroaded fabric?
When a fabric is railroaded it means that the pattern is printed across the roll rather than down the roll.
Cushions are quick and easy way to add colour and pattern to your home. Whether it’s a classic check or a bright floral,cushions are the perfect accessory.
We make can any size, shape, and pattern that takes your fancy. Most fabrics are suitable for making cushions, but we are happy to help make your fabric selection easy. Mixing and matching the shape, size and colours of cushions can give your sofa or bed that extra wow factor. We use feather inners to enhance the softness and luxuriousness of your cushions
Another lovely way to add colour, texture and interest to your bedding or sofa. We can make throws with most fabrics and to add the finishing touches we can use braid or tassels to your throws. We also supply faux fur throws or knitted throws to complete your home detailing.
Why Choose Deborah Still Design For Fabric?
Accessing a huge range of Fabrics is one click away.
Get inspired today.