Linen Upholstery Fabrics
Linen has been prized for centuries, but today contemporary designers are beginning to appreciate it more than ever. Linen and linen blend décor fabrics are now very popular for draperies and upholstery.
Linen is such a fantastic fabric it is not surprising that modern designers have fallen in love with it. Made out of natural fiber from the flax plant, linen is a healthy fabric choice. It is hypo-allergenic and environmentally-friendly. It feels cool to the touch and is ideal for warm weather use, yet it also holds heat in colder weather, making it ideal for year-around draperies and cushions.
Linen has a natural, attractive sheen. It is very durable, especially when properly cared for. Décor fabrics are available in 100% linen and in linen blends. Viscose and other fibers are sometimes added to linen fiber for added stretch and durability. Some linen décor fabrics, such as Beacon Hill Damask Indigo, are made with a 100% linen surface for beauty and strength and a fiber blend backing for support.
Linen upholstery fabric comes in beautiful shades. You aren’t limited to solid colors. when choosing linen upholstery and drapery fabric. Linen and linen blend fabrics are available in designs as well as in plain weaves.
Consider using luxurious, environmentally-friendly linen for your next upholstery or drapery project. The results are sure to delight you.