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Things You Need to Know About Buying a Sofa
Learn about foam versus feathers, seat depth, springs, fabric and more for a couch that'll work for years to come
"springs, fabric and more for a couch that'll work for years to come... A sofa is one of the biggest furniture investments you'll make — and one of the most... Quality sofas should feel solid and heavy. Flop around on one to test its sturdiness... The best sofas have joints that are double doweled and fitted with corner blocks that... best-quality sofa that you can afford. Your purchase will be amortized over many years...."
Pin Down a Fabric for Your Couch
Material, color and pattern choices for couch fabric can be dizzying. These upholstery ideas can help you choose wisely
"couch fabric can be dizzying. These upholstery ideas can help you choose wisely... next sofa fabric from some of these beautiful examples.... Will the fabric be durable? Will it blend in with your design style? Will it stand out... range of fabrics or even use your own for an additional fee. Get ideas for your next... versatile this fabric is. When you have an exquisite sofa frame — vintage (as in this picture)... velvet fabric will let the silhouette of your sofa shine.Velvet made of linen or cotton..."
A Study in the Classics: The Chesterfield Sofa
"Chesterfield sofas. It's amazing the words people use to describe tufted sofas, especially... wanted a sofa that would allow a gentleman to sit upright on a sofa and remain comfortable... variety of fabrics. A timeless option if shopping for a new sofa, the Chesterfield though... Chesterfield sofas have graced the homes of many since the 18th century. Named in honor... chesterfield sofa. I am trying to mix a leather chesterfield sofa, fabric sofa and a settee..."
Utility Fabrics That Go the DIY Distance
Durable, easy to find and inexpensive, these utility fabrics can bring surprisingly high-end results to your everyday DIY projects
"utility fabrics can bring surprisingly high-end results to your everyday DIY projects... and duck fabric are all inexpensive and versatile options that can help you revamp a... these fabrics are usually neutral in color, are durable and can be found at many... many fabric, craft and hardware stores, they're great for DIY projects. Keep a few yards... utility fabric on hand, and you'll always be ready when an idea presents itself...."
Guest Picks: 20 Cool Blue Printed Fabrics for Interiors
"watery fabric colors even as you pique interest with their prints... is with fabric! Here are some blue fabrics that I'm loving right now. — Daniela from... uk/Products/Fabrics/Wallpapers/Ophelia-Duckegg An easy way to browse any fabric colour... color/fabrics for the sofa would compliment these furnishings? I'd like to keep... Scottish fabric company, Bluebell Grey, has a whimsical blue toile-esque fabric that..."
Outdoor Fabric Joins the In Crowd
Stepping out in even the poshest interiors, durable outdoor fabrics have transcended sidekick status
"outdoor fabrics have transcended sidekick status... tdoor fabrics are one of the great design success stories of the past 10 or 15 years... bamboo sofa that was pattered after our Stickely sofa, I decided that the cushions... these fabrics actually considered to be a "woven"? The ones I've worked with don't... outdoor fabrics in sunrooms for years. They hold up well and look great. Nice post... outdoor fabric for indoor is a very practical solution and gives the most bang for..."
1 Chair + 2 Fabric Patterns = 1 Fabulous Look
Pair two contrasting fabrics on an upholstered chair to bring edge and an element of the unexpected to your interior decorating
"contrasting fabrics on an upholstered chair to bring edge and an element of the unexpected... gorgeous fabric? A chair upholstered in two gorgeous fabrics. This tactic is a terrific... otherwise the fabrics will blend into each other and look like a mishmash. And unless you're... to two fabrics; three or (heaven forbid) four can create confusion. One tip: Upholstered... up on fabrics to get ideas for your own chairs...."
Guest Picks: 20 Gorgeous Green Fabrics for Spring
Revive a room’s look with the freshest color around, on fabrics in styles from traditional to alternative animal print
"around, on fabrics in styles from traditional to alternative animal print... With fabric, of course! Dive in and have a look at these prints and patterns that... these fabrics are fabrics that I love!! I love green, especially my house plants... green sofa. I agree with the author about fabrics being a great way to introduce... house with fabric and plants. Thanks for the choices and the links. These attractive... fabrics make me wish I had the experience for creating through sewing. I admire..."
Guest Picks: 20 Sunny Yellow Fabrics to Brighten Your Home
Toast longer days with buttery-hued fabrics sporting flowers, folksy scenes, classic patterns and more
"buttery-hued fabrics sporting flowers, folksy scenes, classic patterns and more... yellow fabrics at this time of year because they are a great way to bring some of... yellow fabrics can brighten a space and pair well with a variety of colors. — Daniela... great fabric selections. Lovely fabrics you chose to display! Daniela, thanks for... ID the fabric on this bench, but thought it pretty enough to include in your discussion..."
Guest Picks: Pretty in Pink Fabrics
"these fabric choices show the many sophisticated sides of the sweet hue... loved pink fabrics; it's a color that mixes so well with other hues, and fabrics that... pink fabric has a way of bringing a decidedly pretty and feminine aesthetic to your... second fabric? I love it!... geometric fabrics are versatile, especially in a smaller-scale fabric. I can't imagine... keeps the fabric from feeling old-fashioned. This fabric is called Crazy Ol Bird, which..."
Guest Picks: Get the Look of an Indoor Garden — With Fabric
No need to have a green thumb to cultivate a garden look. These verdant fabrics give the same look — no water or sunlight required
"verdant fabrics give the same look — no water or sunlight required... scouting fabric for my clients, and a bit for myself. Here are my findings. — Stephanie... flower fabric, saffron in roman shades in my dining room. The fabric is stunning... fig leaf fabric. The Art Nouveau movement was heavily based in natural patterns and... wallpaper/fabrics often. You should explore the work of William Morris and others if..."
Ecofriendly Fabrics Make the Cut
Natural, vintage and even — yes — synthetic fabrics can enhance your home's green factor and radiate style
"synthetic fabrics can enhance your home's green factor and radiate style... ecofriendly fabric and using it in your home.... Synthetic fabric may not sound very green, but many ecofriendly fabrics are made of 100... natural fabrics. There are many opportunities to go green when you're shopping in big... vintage fabric onto a canvas for instant, low-maintenance art — perfect for kids' spaces... Ecofriendly fabric is available at almost any level and price point. You can find it at..."
Focus on Fabric: Find Comfort in Velvet
"those fabrics some love to hate. It was the crimson dress with the itchy lace collar... recovering my sofa in a cream colored velvet by Sunbrella. I put chocolate ice cream on... was out sofa shopping this weekend and was taken aback when they showed me samples... upholstery fabric that had a fresh transitional feel to recover a classic style couch... look for fabrics and textures to make a statement. The velvet upholstered furniture..."
Guest Picks: Orange Fabrics for Year-Round Fanfare
Nothing punches up a room faster than pillows, drapes or upholstered furnishings in energizing orange — even after autumn
"through fabric. Check out some of my favorites! — Daniela from Aesthetic Oiseau... Court Fabrics Great post! Love fabric! Love orange!... great fabric picks. Charmean Neithart Same here, orange is one of my favorites!!... great fabric finds!! Now to find a sewing machine and start making pillows! (and... wonderful fabrics! I've always seen orange as an earth tone color, working easily in... these fabrics! energy!! If nothing else, orange brings a shot of life to the doldrums..."
Guest Picks: 20 Blue and White Fabrics Perfect for a Cottage
"white fabrics in simple florals, dots, checks and stripes. Don't forget lots of stripes... 2-Fabric--Navy-traditional-fabric I always love checking out CozyCottageCute. Sarah... white fabric! I've been making a series of indigo abstract paintings lately, so... white fabrics to go with them. Thank you for this collection. :) Sources, please... these fabrics and where can they be purchased? Ah. got it. My app wasn't working..."