Buying guide to fabric selection for slipcovered furniture
Slipcovered Furniture Fabric Selection
How to Choose a Fabric for Your Slipcovered Furniture
Questions to ask when deciding on a fabric with durability and style:
1. Location of furniture?
2. Style of furniture?
3. Size of room?
How to choose the right fabric type:
1. Natural Fabric
2. Man-made Fabric
What is a fabric grade?
A-F – Ranges from less $ to more $ due to how expensive the fabric was to make.
Fabric Durability Considerations:
2. High Traffic Areas
3. Woven over Printed
4. Higher Thread Count
5. Denser fabric lasts longer
Fabric Style: Casual or Traditional?
1. Room Size
3. Trendy Colors – Be sure
1. Fade Resistant
2. Mildew Resistant
Natural Fibers – Cotton, Linen, Wool, Silk, Rayon
Synthetic Fibers – Acrylic, Polyester, Nylon, Olefin, Polypropylene, Woven, Knit, Velvet, Non-woven, Print
Pattern Types – Body Cloths, Florals, Paisleys, Geometrics, Stripes, Plaids, Frames, Chair patterns, Novelties, Ethnic Patterns, Prints