On trend: Velvet fabric
(Updated 17th October 2018)
Velvet fabric is a popular choice for both curtains and upholstery, especially as we head to the colder months and we are looking for comfort and warmth in our homes. Velvet has long been popular for dressmakers fabric, we also like to use velvet in our homes.
Velvet is a fabric that is characterised by short tufts of cut threads in the weave creating a short dense pile giving the fabric a smooth and soft feel. Traditionally the threads were silk but many velvets today use cotton or polyester fibres.