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How much fabric do you need for your upholstery project?

The amount of fabric required for an upholstery project can vary greatly, depending upon the size of the piece of furniture to be upholstered, the type of cloth being used and the upholsterer's individual style of working. As a general rule of ...

What is a furnishing fabric?

Buying upholstery fabric is a big investment for any household, so it is necessary to consider certain things before buying.  Firstly, if the piece to be upholstered is going to be used on a regular basis it will be necessary to choose a heavy ...

Upholstery Fabrics Summer 2019

Thinking of reupholstering your furniture? Here are a few ideas from the Yorkshire Fabric Shop, to help inspire you to create the right look for your home...   Hello, Yellow! One colour currently trending for upholstery fabrics is ...

Curtain Upholstery Trends 2019

One of the easiest and most effective ways to update the look of your home is to change its curtains.  Beautiful curtaining can transform any room, helping to bring it up-to-date and in line with the very latest trends.   This year, natural ...

What type of fabric is used for upholstery?

Here at Yorkshire Fabric Shop, we know how fabric can transform tired upholstery into fresh and modern pieces of furniture.  We source all our beautiful upholstery fabrics from around the world, and house a range of  fabric styles, types and ...

How Do I Choose The Right Furnishing Fabric ?

So you want a change of look in your home? But not sure where to start. Here are a few tips to help you make informed decisions about your fabric choices. Which fabric should I choose? Is your space a traditionally themed room or just for ...

Cushions – The Perfect Housewarming Gift

In our Batley Fabric Shop Mill we are well known for a range of 1000s of fabrics for upholstering and fabric based projects for your home, business or car! However we are really proud of our cushions range and we want to share it with you ...

Made To Measure Curtains – YES Please

We are excited to have launched a new service at Yorkshire Fabric Shop. We now offer Made to Measure curtains. We have such an amazing range of fabrics available for you, we thought this was a service a lot of people would find valuable. ...

Thinking Of That Caravan Refurb With JO-340 Fabric ?

A lot of people choose to take some time to do some DIY on their boat, caravan or camper van in the winter season, to make it all spick and span for when the sunshine returns. We think this is a great idea and can help make these changes so your ...

Top Tips For Cleaning Your Suede Sofa

Suede is a great upholstery material, giving any room a cosy and luxurious look. But it has a bad reputation for being difficult to maintain. However, cleaning a suede sofa doesn’t have to be epic task – here are 5 ways to maintain your ...

Thinking Of Picking Up Some Fabric ?

New to fabric buying? We hope we can out your mind at ease with some top tips to consider when picking up your fabric for your next project! Here are our five tips! 1. Check Drape Always unroll the fabric a few yards and see how it hangs. ...

Know Your Fabrics ? Can We Help ?

The fabric of an upholstered piece is the most visible sign of quality and style. Upholstery fabric also is the part most likely to show wear and tear. When choosing upholstery, you should be aware of its durability, cleanability and resistance ...