February 16, 2022 3 min read
Upholstered furniture is used in various pieces of furniture. However, it is used in your home it is important to have sufficient knowledge about different upholstery fabric can help you reach a decision easily.
As you shop for upholstery fabric, let your practical needs lead. First determine where the furniture will be used and how many people will be using utilising the furniture. Pieces in high-traffic areas such as the living room, will need durable fabric, while furniture that doesn’t experience a lot of wear and tear such as a bedroom sofa or headboard can support any type of textile.
Commonly used in upholstery, leather is not only comfortable but it looks luxurious, feels grand and has an expensive smell to it. Leather upholstered furniture is ideal for the living room.
Polyester is a microfiber that is commonly used as an upholstery fabric which means it is also available in various colours. This makes it more customisable to your needs. Polyester upholstery has an ‘expensive feel’ and it similar to leather in this regard.
Cotton is a natural fibre which makes it a common and popular upholstery fabric choice. It is the most durable upholstery fabric and it can be easily dyed to suit your style and colour choice. Cotton is a popular upholstery fabric for all the right reasons.
Beautiful, elegant and attractive, velvet upholstered furniture exudes sophistication and can transform any space instantly. However beautiful it may be there are obvious good and bad features about this fabric.
Rayon is semi-synthetic fibre making it versatile but also similar to the comfort level as other upholstery fabrics. Rayon is not a very durable fabric however it is a cheaper option to that of leather, cotton and velvet.