When it comes to a custom-built home, everything matters. No one can accuse you of being too detailed. If anything, that’s why you went for a custom designed house, right? So you get to have a say on anything and everything in your home. In this post, we will consider the various options that you have for your sofa(s) and the fabric that will best suit your home and your needs.
The first thing you want to do is determine what’s most important when selecting fabric for your sofa. The following post explains some of the top considerations you should have:
How to Choose the Best Upholstery Fabric
The first thing that comes to mind when you are thinking about buying upholstered furniture is usually what color to pick. It’s usually the single biggest factor in fabric selection. But while color is important, other factors are equally important.
The importance of fabric durability varies depending on the piece of furniture, which room it is used in and personal aspects of the family, such as if children and pets live in the house.
Your fabric selection should reflect those issues.
Woven patterns hold up longer than printed ones, as do higher thread counts and tight weaves. Thread count refers to the number of threads per square inch of fabric, and denser fabric lasts longer. Read more at The Spruce…
Ultimately, whatever you settle on should be durable, stylish and match the colors of your interior décor.
There are different types of fabric you can choose for your furniture. The following post explains them:
The Types of Sofa Fabric
Fabric might not be the first thing on your mind when you shop for a sofa. But once you’ve been confronted with the dizzying range of fabric choices, you’ll be able to make a better decision if you know some basic information about the textiles and their pros and cons. Sofa fabric types can be divided into natural fibers, synthetics and leather. With many variations in each category, there’s a sofa fabric to fit everyone’s decorating needs.
Natural fibers include plant-based cotton and linen, along with silk and wool. Rayon, the 20th-century addition to natural fiber, is made from processed wood pulp and has a drape and luster similar to silk. Read more at Hunker…
You can go natural or synthetic when it comes to sofa fabric. You could also choose leather as your fabric. It all depends on your preference and needs.
Another way to choose your sofa fabric is according to the function or purpose. The following post offers expert advice from top designers:
What’s The Best Fabric for My Sofa?
If you’ve been listening to our podcast, you’ve likely heard one of our most common questions which is ‘where should I invest my decorating dollars?’ Nearly all of our guests are in agreement that a great, well-made sofa is an investment you won’t regret. The guts of any upholstered piece are important because that determines the lifespan and comfort of a furniture piece, but equally as important is your fabric choice. Today, we’re walking you through all of the options so you can make the best choice for your sofa.
In our episodes with Melanie Turner, Erin Gates, and Bunny Williams, all three of these designers recommend choosing a neutral fabric for your couch….But even if you choose something neutral, there are lots of different options to consider. Read more at How To Decorate…
You can never go wrong when you work with the experts. Building your custom home requires that you work with expert home designers that will advise you on your interior design and the sofa fabric to use. If you are in Fort Mill, SC and looking for a trustworthy custom home builder to work with, look no further than Oz Custom Home Builders.
Our passion for excellence in building luxury homes, and our experience of 20 years, have put us at the top in the industry. Our job is to turn your dream home into a reality. Visit our website to learn more about what we do, or call us at (803) 242-0050 for a consultation. We look forward to working with you.