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We’re here to help you make the right fabric choice for your home or business. Read on for our recommendations, and remember, you can always get in touch with a Design Associate for personalized ideas or visit our fabric guide for more details.

Family-friendly fabrics

For families with kids, durability and stain resistance are key. Our family-friendly fabrics have good abrasion ratings plus synthetic fibers which are less likely to stain when little ones spill. We recommend our Arin, Dawson, Banks, Conley, Flint, Gino and Sumner fabrics.

gray sofa in sunroom with houseplants

Pierson sofa in Sumner Graphite fabricShop this space

Dog-friendly fabrics

If you love to cuddle up with your pup on the sofa, consider dog-friendly fabrics that resist stains, pilling, and are tightly woven to stand up better to puppy playtime. We recommend our Conley, Dawson, Sumner, Sunbrella canvas, Tatum and Tepic fabrics.

blue sofa in cozy living room with blue walls

Jasper sectional in Tepic Haze fabricShop this space

Cat-friendly fabrics

If you share your furniture with a feline friend, consider these fabrics with a smooth, tight weave. This texture is less likely to snag and doesn’t attract fur. We recommend Banks, Dawson, Sumner, Sunbrella canvas and Vance fabrics.

blue sofa and lounge chairs in living room with art

Macalester sofa and Silva chairs in Banks Denim fabricShop this space

Performance fabrics

Our performance fabrics have commercial-grade abrasions ratings to hold up to busy rooms. Plus, they’re also stain resistant and fade resistant thanks to synthetic fibers like polyester and acrylic. We recommend Arin, Conley, Dawson, Hines, Orla, Sumner and Total fabrics.

white sofa with chaise in living room

Cade sofa with chaise in Orla Ivory fabricShop this space

Fade-resistant fabrics

We test all of our fabrics for colorfastness with UV exposure. These fade-resistant fabrics are the most likely to stay true to their original color in sunny spaces. If you’re interes in fade-resistance, we recommend Arin, Conley, Destiny, Flint, Gino and Sumner fabrics.

gray fabric sofa in living room beside leather recliner

Metro sofa in Gino Charcoal fabricShop this space

Fabrics with natural fibers

There’s a lot to love about natural fibers like cotton, linen and flax. For instance, they’re breathable, feel great and get softer with use. Plus, we blend natural fibers with synthetic fibers to keep their softness while improving durability. We recommend Chalet and Vance fabrics.

black modern sofa in white living room

Ada sofa in Vance Ebony fabricShop this space

Fabrics with a stain-repellent finish

Only a handful of our fabrics are treated with a stain-repellent finish, because synthetic fibers are inherently stain resistant. However, we think a few of our fabrics do better with this treatment. It causes moisture to bead on the surface, consequently giving you more time to react before a stain sets in. We recommend Banks, Sunbrella canvas, Vance, and View fabrics.

yellow velvet sofa in sunny living room

Hutton sofa in Banks Straw fabric Shop this space

To sum up, we think you’ll love our fabric options. Interested in sampling a fabric? Order free swatches to make sure you love it before you order furniture.

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2 Comments

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    I apply it. Fabrics with natural fibers is loved me. Thanks

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