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Stylish Fabrics Featuring Images of Nature

10.04.2018 in Fabrics

ABBEY GARDENS is just one of many new collections of fabrics available for 2018. This range features intricate depictions of flowers, birds and forest fruits. All six designs are available on materials suitable for use to make curtains, blinds, cushions and other accessories. Photo Credit:…

Inspiring New Fabrics for 2018

21.03.2018 in Fabrics

We are delighted to offer a wide range of high quality fabrics for consideration for your window dressing and soft furnishing requirements. Although they are best seen in person so that the quality and texture can also be more fully appreciated, these photos introduce some…

Sumptuous Plain Fabrics

26.02.2018 in Cushions, Fabrics, Reupholster

Plain rather than patterned fabrics are sometimes the best choice. This sumptuous chenille is a luxurious fabric available in a wide range of 30 different colours. It can be used for various soft furnishing projects including upholstery such as to cover chairs and couches as…

Patterned Curtains

10.03.2017 in Curtains, Fabrics

Here is a recent example of modern patterned curtains with a pinch pleated header. The bold pink and green colour scheme has been popular as we move into spring. As can be seen from the light filtering through the fabric, these particular curtains have not…

New Season Fabrics for 2017

09.02.2017 in Fabrics

Window Dressing Oxford selects the best and most beautiful fabrics for your consideration. The short video below (no sound; begins automatically or tap for controls) shows examples of some of the latest styles made up into curtains, cushions and blinds. Every home is different. Our…

Inspired Designer Fabrics

31.08.2016 in Fabrics

Not all fabrics are created equal. There is much more to curtain, blind and soft furnishings materials than just colour, pattern and thickness, important as those considerations can be. Beautiful materials begin with inspiration. Then, through the expertise of skilled designers and production teams, fresh…

Various small cushions made by Window Dressing Oxford.

Cushions, cushions, cushions !

05.12.2014 in Cushions, Fabrics

A bolster together with other cushions of various shapes and sizes Cushions can be made in a huge variety of different shapes, styles and designs as well as in different types and patterns of fabrics and with different types and densities of fillings. This post…

Blackout linings for summer curtains

13.06.2014 in Curtains, Fabrics, Windowdressing

We all look forward to the summer but the increase in the number of hours of daylight can cause problems for some people. For example, particularly bright daylight can make it more difficult for people who work night shifts to get to sleep during the…

Fully covered chair transformed from a red leather chair to a cosy red velvet chair by Aileen Waller, Oxford.

Red leather or Red velvet ?

28.09.2012 in Fabrics, Soft Furnishings

This red chair was originally covered in leather as shown in the “before” picture, above left. Leather is hard wearing but can sometimes look a rather “cold”. Window-dressing (Oxford, England) re-covered this chair in a red velvet fabric as shown in the “after” picture, above…

Wood frame chair renovated by replacing old fabric covering, springs and filling with new cover in chosen design

Improve old chair with new fabric covering

15.08.2012 in Fabrics, Fitted Covers

Before improvement (see the “before” picture below) this chair looked tired and old covered in a dated dark red fabric that didn’t match its current surroundings. In its favour the chair is practical in a classic style with lovely wave-shaped arms. After improvement including re-covering…