December 19, 2014
Best fabrics for upholstered dining chairs
Although we all jump at the chance to replace furniture with newer, updated pieces, sometimes a good-quality sofa or chair just needs a fabric revamp. The right upholstery can easily transform the look and feel of your dining room, living room or home office furniture. With so many rooms, which one will be the starting point? If you’re on the verge of select the best fabrics for upholstered dining chairs BRABBU gives you some research to make sure you pick the right one!
There are many different textures, colors and patterns to choose from, including cotton fabric, leather fabric, linen fabric and silk fabric, so be sure to consider what makes sense for your family, as well as what complements your dining room’s decor.
Let’s start with what kind of fabrics you could choose to upholstered dining chairs!
Cotton: Cotton is durable and resistant to wear, fading and pilling, but not as resistant to dirt and wrinkling. Cotton can go from casual to formal depending on the weave.
Cotton blend: Cotton blends are slightly more durable than cotton due to the mix of additional fibers.
Leather: Extremely durable and functional, leather wears well and gets better with age.
Linen: Resistant to pilling and fading, linen provides a crisp and casual look to furniture. However, it wrinkles and shows dirt easily.
Silk: This elegant fabric will add a sophisticated and formal touch to furniture. Due to its delicacy, its best for light use and requires professional cleaning.
Wool: Blended with synthetic fiber for easier maintenance, wool is durable while also being resistant to pilling, fading, wrinkling and soil.
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Acetate: Developed as imitation silk, acetate is resistant to pilling and shrinking, however it doesn’t hold up well for everyday use due to its tendency to wear, wrinkle and fade in the sun.
Acrylic: Developed as imitation wool, acrylic may pill easily if not of high quality. However, it’s softer than natural wool, and is resistant to wear, wrinkling, dirt and fading.
Microfiber: Made from polyester fibers, microfiber is similar to suede and is easy to maintain, durable, and affordable.
Nylon: Nylon is often blended with other fibers, creating a durable fabric that won’t wrinkle or soil but may fade and pill.
Polyester: Usually found in a blend with other fibers, polyester is resistant to wrinkling and fading.
Rayon: Though prone to wrinkling, rayon is durable and affordable.
Vinyl: Durable and affordable, vinyl is a more affordable option compared to leather.
One of world’s best fabrics for upholstered dining chairs, Rubelli has lauched recently a new fabrics collection. BRABBU will show one video from Rubelli 2014 collection and…Have fun!
Intense fabric collection isn’t?