Upholstery Drapery Fabrics

upholstery drapery fabrics
  • Soft, padded textile covering that is fixed to furniture such as armchairs and sofas
  • covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
  • The art or practice of fitting such a covering
  • the craft of upholstering
  • Upholstery is the work of providing furniture, especially seats, with padding, springs, webbing, and fabric or leather covers. The word upholstery comes from the Middle English words up and holden, meaning to hold up.
  • Drapery is a general word referring to cloths or textiles (Old French drap, from Late Latin drappus ). It may refer to cloth used for decorative purposes - such as around windows - or to the trade of retailing cloth, originally mostly for clothing, formerly conducted by drapers.
  • Long curtains of heavy fabric
  • Cloth coverings hanging in loose folds
  • curtain: hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
  • The artistic arrangement of clothing in sculpture or painting
  • cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds
  • The walls, floor, and roof of a building
  • The body of a car or aircraft
  • (fabric) framework: the underlying structure; "providing a factual framework for future research"; "it is part of the fabric of society"
  • Cloth, typically produced by weaving or knitting textile fibers
  • (fabric) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
  • A textile is a flexible material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres often referred to as thread or yarn. Yarn is produced by spinning raw wool fibres, linen, cotton, or other material on a spinning wheel to produce long strands.
upholstery drapery fabrics - Fabric For
Fabric For Fashion: A Comprehensive Guide
Fabric For Fashion: A Comprehensive Guide
This book explains the particular qualities of different fabrics and how to get the most out of them. Providing a mix of practical information and the industry vocabulary, Fabric for Fashion will help students gain a clear understanding of how to work with fabrics as an integral component of the fashion design process. With stunning color photographs that show how fashion designers, both past and present, have worked with fabrics, the books prime objective is to stimulate creative exploration of the relationship of fabrics to fashion.

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The fabric on the right is the upholstery fabric we've already selected (except the colors didn't come out right in the picture--the blue is really violet and the yellow is really lime). The black fabric on the left is what we're planning to make the drapes out of.
Crazy Daisy Vintage 1960s Upholstery Fabric 4 1/2 yards
Crazy Daisy Vintage 1960s Upholstery Fabric 4 1/2 yards
55" wide and 4 1/2 yards long In perfect condition, bright greens on a white background. 100% cotton with a textured weave that's reminiscent of vintage tea towels. See my profile for more info.

upholstery drapery fabrics