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Velvet vs Velour – What’s The Difference

Velvet and Velour are commonly confused for the same fabric. This is not the case however, Velvet and Velour may share some similarities but they are not the same. The use of velvet dates back to the Renaissance and became the fabric of choice ...

The History Of Cotton

Cotton is one of the most commonly used and most versatile fabrics on the market. It has been around for as long as people can remember but no one knows exactly how old cotton is. History tells us that in the Indus River Valley in Pakistan, cotton ...

We Put Our Customers First At Yorkshire Fabric Shop

At Yorkshire Fabric Shop, we pride ourselves on our exceptional customer service. Seeing our customers happy with the perfect fabric for their creations or overjoyed with our quality handmade cushions or made-to-measure curtains is what makes our ...

How To Choose The Perfect Fabric Colour

Let’s face it, choosing the right fabric is an important decision. It has to complement other colours in your room, without making the room feel dark and dingy or too cold and clinical, what looks great in a showroom may look terrible in your home. ...

How To: Create A Handmade Cushion

At Yorkshire Fabric Shop we know that hundreds, if not thousands, of our customers are now embracing D.I.Y. and beginning their own transformation projects. From making their own cushion covers to something more dramatic like re-upholstering your ...

Why Does Fabric Shrink ?

At Yorkshire Fabric Shop, we understand how disappointing it can be when you find your perfect fabric but then you spill your cup of tea all over it. So what do you do? Pop it into the washing machine and brew another cup while you wait. When the ...

How To: Choose The Perfect Pair Of Curtains

With so many design options on the market it can be difficult to decide with curtains to choose, even when you have decided on a style the choices don’t end. Do you line them, which fabric do you choose and in what colour? The whole process can be ...

Why Reupholster ?

Reupholstering fabric has become very popular over recent years. At Yorkshire Fabric Shop we have a fantastic range of fabric to suit any style, you can browse our fabrics using our simple fabric finder. We love speaking with our customers about ...

How To: Take Care Of Your Curtains

You have found the perfect fabric and spent your hard-earned money to get them to fit perfectly and so the team at Yorkshire Fabric Shop wanted to share some simple steps to protect your curtains and keep them looking pristine for as long as ...

How To: Choose The Right Fabric For Your Curtains

Let’s face it; choosing the perfect curtains for your home is a difficult process. You need to choose the best colour fabric and decide if you want block colour or patterned fabric. The fabric that you choose affects how the curtains hang, the type ...

How To: Reupholster A Chair

At Yorkshire Fabric Shop we love to hear that people are reviving their furniture by reupholstering instead of just replacing it with brand new. We have loads of great upholstery fabric to suit any style, take a look at our fabric finder and find ...

Suede vs Leather – Which Material Is Best ?

Leather is a well known and well used fabric. It has many uses from clothing to upholstery. Suede is a different kind of leather and despite both materials being produced from animal hide, suede and leather are different. Leather is made from the ...