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Quality Fabrics From Around The World

We love to travel the world looking for the best quality fabrics we can, and it is vital that we continue to provide our customers with the latest trends and fashions in fabrics designs. We often take the opportunity to travel to our European ...

Upholstering A Door? A Project With A Difference

Here’s a different idea, nice simple pattern to get you started! Before you get started it’s a good idea to remove the door from its frame and lay it flat. You can remove most doors by pulling out the hinge pins; those are the little rods that ...

5 Tips For A New Year Tidy Up

The New Year is here, and it is as usual all about fresh starts, new goals, turning corners.This should apply to your home too, take advantage of the energy a new year brings and make some changes to your home, trust us it will make you feel so ...

New Upholstery Fabrics Alert At Yorkshire Fabric Shop

We have been lucky enough to get some brand new fabrics into our Batley mill showroom in 2018 already, take a look at just some of the new stock we have ready and available for you to buy. See something you like? Why not order a sample for ...

Have You Ever Wondered How Chenille Fabric Is Made ?

There are three ways that a fabric is given its name. Fabrics are named by the fibre with which they are woven, like wool, the loom on which they are woven, like Jacquard fabric or by the weave construction in their manufacture. Chenille fabric ...

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 ...