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GET SERIOUS ABOUT STRIPES!

Stripes trend still trending all over? Don’t be surprised!!

Stripes have been around for a long time in the fashion industry .Over the period they have now moved into the world of design

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7 FASHION RUNWAY TRENDS 2017 THAT IS JUST AS FAB IN YOUR HOME DÉCOR

Planning on turning your home into a trendy statement, well then here what you must follow. Few tips and tricks.

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Come Celebrate Eid 2017 With York Funishing!

Eid is always associated with glitzy fervor, pompous decorations, and reuniting of extended families. It is an occasion befitting generosity and fine dining, which always accompanies the festivities. Relatives are eager to drop in and sip on chai or gorge on that delicious kheer. And, with all the guests and unexpected friends walking in to celebrate, your home should reflect the pleasure and shout out the words warmth and adornment. We at York Furnishing Fabrics are particularly enamored by the rich & evocative décor that is part of every Eid celebration.

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Refresh Your Home with a Tropical Décor This Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan calls for prayers, charity and reflection, making people appreciate the blessings in their lives. The essence of this month is meant to be celebrated with family and friends, by hosting Iftar meals and inviting people home to mark the spirit of Ramadan.

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2017: Maison Collection - Mixed Patterns

With the Mixed Patterns trending this year, we are proud to present our upcoming Maison Collection; Seafoam, Sundried & Biscotti. As the name signifies, these are the trending colors of the Season. Since the concept of Statement pieces is outdated, Mixed Patterns are the most happening this season.

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Add Panache & Tranquillity to Your House with Plain Furnishing Fabrics

There are many reasons of using plain furnishing fabrics in a home décor scheme. They could be used to add calmness to a room, balance out the excessive use of prints & decorative items, or highlight the use of certain colours (bright, earthy, dark, etc.) that are essential for a theme. Plain furnishing fabrics are extremely good at complementing other ideas (items) present in a room. For example, a beige velvet sofa goes well with walls, chairs, carpets and curtains of almost all colours. This sofa could be easily added to a contemporary or traditional home décor style without affecting the overall theme.

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Various Ideas for Using Embroidered Furnishing Fabrics in Your House

People often mistake Jacquards as embroidered fabrics and it’s quite understandable why. Both are patterned fabrics, but they are manufactured using different styles. In Jacquards, patterns are weaved at the same time the fabric is weaved, but patterns in embroidered furnishing fabrics are added after the base fabric is already ready. Hence, the texture of these two fabrics is quite different. Jacquards are mostly used for sofas, chairs and curtains; whereas, embroidered furnishing fabrics are perfect for cushions, pillows and ottomans.

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Useful Tips for Cleaning Upholstery Fabrics

If you have kids and pets, then you must have reluctantly taken the role of a strict warden quite a few times. In fact, many people shy away from furnishing fabrics like velvet and silk because of the maintenance required by these fabrics.However, by being vigilant and following some simple steps, you can keep your upholstery fabric fairly new for many years. In this blog we'll discuss some of the ways to maintain faux leather and velvet.

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Different Ways of Using Silk as a Furnishing Fabric

Silk has always been the most revered & desired furnishing fabric due to its luxurious feel and look. There are many synthetic fabrics that could replicate the fine lustre of silk, but none of them can come close to its smooth texture. Even with its characteristic shimmer, silk is not a slippery fabric (fibre) and thus is preferred as an upholstery fabric. Rather than going overboard with silk in your living room, try to be selective in its use. Use it on a specific piece such as curtains, sofas, ottomans or chairs.Not only will this help your home décor budget, but will also divert all attention to a particular space.

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Things to Know About Different Varieties of Velvet

Velvet is a type of woven fabric which is known for its lustre and smoothness. The only other fabric that has similar characteristics is silk, but it is quite expensive and requires a lot of maintenance. Hence,velvet has became an indispensable part of many high-end, luxurious,home décor styles. Though velvet is widely termed as a fabric, it actually refers to a weaving style where an additional warp yarn is used.This additional warp yarn is responsible for giving the characteristic pile-effect to the end fabric. Today, a large number of natural & synthetic fibres are used to create velvet fabrics for furnishing works such as silk, linen, cotton, wool, mohair, viscose, polyester, rayon, etc. Below we have discussed three varieties of velvet that are commonly used today as furnishing fabrics.

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