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How To Choose Upholstery Fabric

Choosing the right upholstery fabric can be a daunting task for those who don't know much about the different types of fabrics. The first step is to decide what type of fabric you want.

Fabrics are usually categorized into three types: natural fibers (cotton, linen, silk), man-made fibers (nylon, polyester, acrylic), and blended fabrics (these are made from a blend of natural and synthetic fibers).

Natural fibers: Natural fibers are often more expensive than man-made ones but they have better durability and also feel softer. They are also more eco-friendly as they don't emit toxic fumes when burned, unlike synthetic materials. However, if you’re going for a modern look then it might be better to go with synthetic materials as they



Research and budget

Upholstery labor costs normally run from $40 to $100 per hour, not counting fabric, and the price varies greatly depending on the size of the furniture you wish to restore. As a result, doing your homework, finding out what the charges are, and creating a budget so you know how much you want to spend on the project is a wonderful idea. You can also figure out what kind of cloth to acquire after you know how much work will cost.


Choose a suitable fabric

Following that, you must choose from a variety of fabric options after determining how much you want to spend on fabric and labor costs. Cotton and natural fibers, as well as sturdy materials like polyester and leather, are available. We can assist you in making your decision by sending you samples directly to your home, or you can come into our shop and our salesperson will assist you in going through sample books and narrowing down your options. Similarly, if you wish to reuse some fabric you currently have, we will gladly accept it. This is the most environmentally friendly and sustainable alternative, and we support it wholeheartedly.


Consult your upholsterer

Now that you've narrowed down your fabric options and determined how much you want to spend on your upholstery or reupholstery project, the next step is to talk with your upholsterer to ensure your selection is appropriate for the job. A professional opinion is always a good idea, and their expertise and understanding of furniture upholstery and design is priceless.

A sofa? A chair? A bed? Curtains for your windows?

We can help you with all these things and more.

You can rely on our experience, knowledge, and expertise to create the perfect look for your home.


Make a purchase.

Finally, placing your order and waiting for the specialists to arrive is the most enjoyable part. When choosing upholstery fabric, keep in mind that you should order enough for the entire project. If you need assistance determining the necessary yards, contact your upholsterer, who will assist you with the calculations.


Contact the specialists at Andrewsofas and Design to discover more about upholstery and designs that make your house a home. In Bangalore, we provide high-quality custom upholstery services. Our custom upholstery and furniture repair services can drastically change the look of a room or blend in with the overall theme. All you have to do is tell us what you need, and we'll deliver high-quality services that exceed your expectations depending on your specifications.


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