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Where should I buy high quality fabrics?

With so many types of fabrics available in textile shops like The Yorkshire Fabric Shop, it is expected that you feel overwhelmed with so much to choose from. Besides the colour and pattern, there are ...

How do you fix a burnt mark on velvet fabric?

Velvet is a luxurious fabric which is used for upholstery, clothing, and interior design. Velvet needs special attention to maintain its rich feel and look. This fabric material has a raised surface which is called ‘pile.’ Because of this, ...

Are velvet sofas hard to keep clean?

Velvet is known for being a high-maintenance and demanding fabric. Although it looks luxurious, velvet isn’t difficult to clean than other materials or fabrics. Velvet sofas have undergone a massive revival in recent years because of their ...

Curtain and blinds hanging guides

There is no doubt that curtains and blinds can bring the best into every space, whether in the house or office. Furthermore, the fabric types, colours, and designs aren't about beautifying those areas anymore. ...

Is velvet waterproof?

Velvet material has long been a classic for creating a high-class look, used extensively in fashion and interiors. But it can come across as a little overwhelming- you may feel it’s very extravagant or it's too troublesome to care about ...

Do velvet material sofas fade?

Velvet is a high-style fabric that was once only appealing to the rich. It was considered costly, delicate, and high maintenance. However, velvet fabrics are very different now! Most of ...

What is the best velvet for upholstery?

Velvet is best known as the smooth fabric that gives off a luxurious vibe. With its shiny or matte variety, it can pull off your desired mood for curtains and furniture. Velvet ...

5 creative uses of fabric to make you stop and stare … including the world’s most luxurious dog basket

Coronavirus and the lockdowns it has caused seems to have made people more crafty … quite literally. Being stuck at home means they’ve had the time to try things they’ve always wanted to do but never really got round to it. That includes ...

Does velvet attract dust?

Velvet is known for its luxuriously smooth texture that is warm to the touch. It is a crowd favourite amongst other upholstery fabrics like corduroy and ...

What is the most expensive velvet?

Velvet is known for its smooth and warm texture. It is a luxury fabric that stands out from the rest. Not only is velvet soft and lightweight, but it has a rich colour and a great drape. With all its excellent qualities, there’s no question why ...

Can cats destroy velvet furniture?

From hotels to homes, velvet has been a popular choice for interior schemes. It is among the most elegant upholstery fabrics that have stood the test of time. With its sheen that beautifies every cushion and sofa, there is no wonder that velvet is ...

A guide to drape styles

One of the drapes’ most important roles is to add colour and décor to your home. If chosen well, these window treatments can turn your simple room into an extraordinary space. Regardless of your preferred colour and design, drapes can make ...