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What are the best fabrics for curtains?

You have a lot of choices when it comes to buying curtain fabrics. Picking the right weight, surface, light-blocking or light-uncovering characteristics and the fabric's strength is only the start. If you start to think about your choices now ...

How many meters do I need to reupholster my furniture?

Are you still not sure how much fabric you need for upholstery? This upholstery fabric guide created by Yorkshire Fabric Shop is intended to assist you with measuring the upholstery fabric you will need for your project. In this guide we will ...

Samples and home deliveries of upholstery furnishings fabrics through the post during the crisis

People now need fabric samples and material through the post with the coronavirus lockdown really starting to bite with millions of people stuck at home. Many will also want upholstery samples and material through the post too so they can ...

Why would you want to upholster a door … or even a wall?

If you walk into a house and see what we’re about to tell you you’d be surprised … and perhaps a little shocked. For how many homes do you go into where people have taken upholstery into another dimension by doing it to their doors and ...

What Is Velvet Used For?

If you asked someone what is velvet used for they’d probably struggle to go much beyond clothes or a cushion. But get on any train or bus and you’re more than likely to be sitting on velvet. Yes, you read it right. Velvet. For ...

Types of upholstery fabric and their uses

When choosing an upholstery fabric for a piece of furniture it is important to take into account where the furniture is to be used and how much wear and tear might be expected. First and foremost, any upholstery fabric should fit the ...

Tips for Restoring Upholstery

It is a relatively simple and yet very fulfilling process to restore shabby furniture by replacing tattered upholstery fabrics. We are continually being urged to save the planet by conserving resources and what better way to do this than by ...

Trending Furnishing Fabrics

Why not give your home a makeover in time for Christmas with beautiful fabrics from Yorkshire Fabric Shop? A recent survey of our top 10 best sellers reveals a definite shift in favour ...

Furnishing Fabrics For Autumn And Winter

As winter approaches and the temperatures start to dip, we all want to make our homes cosy and comfortable.  Here at the Yorkshire Fabric Shop we have all you need to make your home warm and ...

How much fabric do you need for your upholstery project?

The amount of fabric required for an upholstery project can vary greatly, depending upon the size of the piece of furniture to be upholstered, the type of cloth being used and the upholsterer's individual style of working. As a general rule ...

What is a furnishing fabric?

Buying upholstery fabric is a big investment for any household, so it is necessary to consider certain things before buying.  Firstly, if the piece to be ...

Upholstery Fabrics Summer 2019

Thinking of reupholstering your furniture? Here are a few ideas from the Yorkshire Fabric Shop, to help inspire you to create the right look for your home...   Hello, ...