Spring Upholstery Fabrics To Brighten Your Space

spring upholstery fabricSpring is just around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning decorating. The way we decorate a room plays a big role in how that room feels. Whether you’re going for an energetic or a relaxing vibe, you want to use fabrics that enhance that feeling, instead of working against it.

When you think of Spring, what do you think of? Bright sunshine, light rain showers, and colorful flowers. Those are the qualities you can look for in fabrics, as well, to brighten up your space with a kick of Spring. Continue reading

How Is Upholstery Fabric Made?

upholstery fabricUpholstery fabrics are the fabrics that cover furniture such as sofas, chairs, car seats, etc. As you know, upholstery fabric plays a large role in the look and feel of a piece of furniture. But you might be surprised to find out that upholstery fabric greatly determines the cost of a piece of furniture as well. Quality furniture, that uses quality upholstery fabric, stands the test of time and ultimately features a higher price tag.

Having a greater understanding of upholstery fabric will give you more understanding of furniture in general and can pay off in dividends when shopping for new items or designing your own. Continue reading

Fabric Spotlight: Damask Fabrics

damask fabricDamask is often a reversible fabric that features a woven pattern. High end Damask fabrics  are usually made from silk or linen or a combination of the two but you can find damask fabrics commonly made with wool, cotton, or synthetic fibers also.

Damask is known for its combination of satin and sateen weave, created with one warp and one weft.  In general, the satin warp and the sateen weft weaves interchange.

The term was originally created when referring to ornamental silk fabrics, known for illustrious colors and patterns. Continue reading

3 Reasons Why ILuvFabrix.com Provides Better Value Than Other Fabric Stores

I Luv Fabrix Upholstery Fabric StoreAt ILuvFabrix.com, we are passionate about fabrics.  This might sound boring to some people, but fabrics are incredibly exciting to us.

Finding the perfect fabric to match your dream project can be very challenging at times, as we have experienced.  The worst thing is when you look everywhere for the right fabric only to find that it is way beyond your budget.

Our vision was to create a store where people could find the best fabrics in the world, at a good price.  We believe we have accomplished that. Continue reading

What Is Upholstery Fabric?

upholstery fabricUpholstery fabrics are the fabrics used for furniture. This can also include drapes, bedding, decorative pillows and other accent pieces.

At ILuvFabrix.com, we pride ourselves in selling the highest quality upholstery fabrics at the best prices online.  There are some things you should keep in mind when shopping for upholstery fabrics, most importantly:

  • Durability
  • Cleanability
  • Resistance to soil and fading
  • Style
  • Color

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