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Bring Light & Style to Your Living Room with Sheer Fabric Curtains

Sheer fabrics have a unique charm to them that is difficult to replicate with the other types of fabrics. They are extremely light and have a subtle sheen to them; but, the stand-out characteristic of these sheers is their transparency. If you want your living room to be airy with a good amount of light coming in, then a sheer fabric curtain is easily your best bet. For bedrooms though, you should check out our impressive collection of blackout curtains.

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Mesmerise Your Guests with the Royal Sheen of Silk Upholstery & Drapery

From time immemorial silk has been revered as the sign of opulence and grandiosity. Even today, silk fabrics are often associated with lavishness and panache. If you are trying to give your living room a soothing yet modernistic look, then try silk as a furnishing fabric for upholstery & drapery. It's important to keep in mind that silk is not for everyday use and should be used for only those items that largely have aesthetic value. As such, vintage chairs and curtains become a perfect choice for using silk as a furnishing fabric.

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Add Classic Elegance to Your House with Our Faux Leather Upholstery

Leather is often suggested as the best choice for upholstery when someone is looking for a graceful yet bold look for their living space. It has a completely different appeal than the furnishing fabrics used for upholstery. You'll be astonished to see how a single leather sofa could accentuate the aesthetics of a room. Many people are quite sceptical to use natural leather as it needs a lot of maintenance and often shows inconsistency in colour & design even in the same sample. Without changing the aesthetics of leather, such problems could be easily solved by using faux leathers.

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Enhance the Beauty of Your Home with York's Vintage Upholstery Prints

Classic prints such as floral, stripes and scrolls have been around for centuries. Over the years, these upholstery fabric prints have gone through changes in colors, base fabrics and printing styles. When used correctly, they could seamlessly accentuate the aesthetics of a space irrespective of being simple or complex. At York Furnishing Fabrics, you will find a large assortment of captivating prints that include vintage and contemporary varieties. In this blog we have discussed three types of prints that can go with both vintage and contemporary styled décors.

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Choosing the perfect furnishing fabrics for your abode

We all dream to reside in a beautiful house and want it to be comfortable and welcoming. Moreover, we wish to boast about the elegance of our home décor in front of friends and relatives. When shopping for furnishing fabrics, consumers will find a vast array of different patterns, textures, fabric weights, and fiber contents to choose from. By playing around with colors and texture of furnishing fabrics, homeowners can brighten and beautify their interior.

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Block Unwanted Light and Accentuate Aesthetics of Your Home with the York's Blackout Fabrics

Curtains made of blackout fabrics are extensively used in places where it's essential to block the light coming from outside such as hotel rooms, cinema halls, etc. These curtains are a great addition to your children's bedroom if they don't sleep well at night or if you work night shifts. Apart from the apparent benefit of blocking light, there are two other advantages of blackout curtains: temperature regulation and sound absorption. When it comes to colours, white, cream, and ivory happen to be the most common. However at York, you can find blackout fabrics in many other attractive colours as well so that you can match the colour of curtains perfectly with your home décor.

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Enliven Your Living Room with the Riveting Embroidered Fabrics from York

A living room inspired by solid colours with no patterned aesthetics might start to look unimaginative after a while. Redecorating the entire space is not something everyone can afford. Fortunately, it's possible to infuse life into an indifferent living space with a clever use of embroidered fabrics. There are different ways of incorporating embroidered fabrics in upholstery & drapery. Some of the ideas that could accentuate the aesthetics of your living room are briefly discussed.

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Homeowners Need to Select Furnishing Fabrics Wisely

The key to create a comfortable and relaxing home ambiance is to select the proper furnishing fabrics for the bed covers, curtains and drapes. As there are heaps of fabrics available in the market, homeowners can choose them according to their specific taste and enhance the décor of their interior accordingly. The home furnishing fabrics are usually available in wide array of colors, textures and materials.

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Jacquard Fabrics: Bringing Artistic Patterns to Life

Jacquard refers to a fabric created using a special type of loom known as Jacquard loom. The interesting feature of this loom is that it can incorporate highly complex & rich patterns right into the fabric itself rather than embossing or embroidering them. The result is a strong & radiant fabric with mesmerising designs & colours. Jacquard weaving is extremely famous for making furnishing fabrics such as upholstery and drapery. In olden times, before the invention of Jacquard loom, pattern designing on fabrics was an exacting task that required significant labour & time. But today, a jacquard loom (device, to be precise) can make virtually any type of intricate pattern into a fabric at a considerably low price with minimal labour.

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Add a Splash of Royal Elegance to Your Home with York's Velvet Upholstery & Drapery

For centuries velvet has been revered as a noble fabric which was often associated with aristocracy. The luxurious fabric was discovered in Egypt in the 2000 BC and quickly gained importance amongst the powerful rulers, as it symbolized wealth and royalty. Its captivating sheen can enliven the entire area, yet emanates a subtle calmness that can be felt instantaneously. Though there are number of fabrics used for upholstery today, velvet still happens to be a big hit with people who are looking to delight their guests. The term velvet is strictly used to describe the technique of weaving that creates it. Various fibers used to manufacture velvet include silk, cotton, mohair, linen, nylon, viscose, rayon, etc. These fibers can be used in different combinations with varying manufacturing processes to give contrasting velvet types with respect to weight, lustre, and patterns.

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