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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…

Fabric-covered headboard

13.03.2017 in Soft Furnishings

Soft furnishings include cushions, chair covers, fabric-covered sofas and other fabric-covered items such as headboards in bedrooms. When choosing a colour scheme and fabrics for a bedroom some people specify coordinating materials for the curtains, headboard and other items such as chair seats, cushions, covers…

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…

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…

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…

Reupholstered Wingback Chair

16.07.2011 in Reupholster, Soft Furnishings

When it’s time to reupholster a much-loved item of furniture there can be many things to consider. One important decision is the choice of fabric. It needs to be the right type of material for the use made of the item. In addition to selecting…