Archive for the ‘Fabrics’ category

From Fun to Fancy: Great Ways to Use Fabrics! (2)

November 9th, 2012

From Fun to Fancy: Great Ways to Use Fabrics!

November 5th, 2012

Great Ways to Use Fabrics From Fun to Fancy: Great Ways to Use Fabrics! Now that you’ve gotten an idea of the fabrics that are most suited to your needs, we’ll discuss the ways that you can use fabrics in your home. You already know about upholstery, window treatments, tablecloths, and bed linens…so here are a few more ideas to keep in mind as you select fabrics for your fantastic room! » Read more: From Fun to Fancy: Great Ways to Use Fabrics!

Tips for Fabric Shopping

November 1st, 2012

Tips for Fabric Shopping Tips for Fabric ShoppingShopping at fabric shops can be limiting if you are looking for fabrics that you will use primarily for upholstery. The focus of these shops is on apparel, and while heavy-duty fabrics such as velvets, courduroys, cotton canvases, and denims will work for upholstery, they may not come in wider upholstery widths. » Read more: Tips for Fabric Shopping

A Glossary of Fabulous Fabrics (5)

October 28th, 2012

A Glossary of Fabulous Fabrics5 A Glossary of Fabulous Fabrics (5)Rayon can be dull or shiny, depending upon the way it is processed. It can be manufactured to resemble a number of fine fabrics at a much more economical price. » Read more: A Glossary of Fabulous Fabrics (5)

A Glossary of Fabulous Fabrics (4)

October 24th, 2012

A Glossary of Fabulous Fabrics4 A Glossary of Fabulous Fabrics (4)Moiré is a distinctive ribbed fabric of silk, cotton, or rayon that has a watermark pattern engraved in its surface. The name comes from the French word for “watered.” » Read more: A Glossary of Fabulous Fabrics (4)