Fabric

Claire Murray Rugs
...hand-hooking rugs dates back to the 19th century, and claire murray has skillfully carried this art into the modern era. the process is meticulous, with artisans using a hook to pull loops of yarn or fabric through a stiff woven base such as burlap, linen, or rug warp. the result is a highly durable and dense pile that can showcase intricate patterns with a level of detail akin to a painter's brus...
INFINITY™ Nylon Fiber
...eate a product that not only serves its purpose but does so with an eye on the future. whether for commercial or industrial use, infinity™ continues to weave strength and sustainability into the very fabric of the global textile industry. ...
Scotchgard™ Fabric Protector
...how does scotchgard™ protection work?scotchgard branded products are innovative carpet protection treatments developed by 3m. applied by the carpet mill, they provide an effective protective treatment by surrounding each individual carpet fiber with an invisible shield. scotchgard protection improves the fibers' resistance to water-based stains, as well as soiling from everyday use. how long doe...
Orcon® Products
...s of the aerospace industry. mr. hollis bascom formed orcon corporation in response to aerospace's demand for quality lightweight, non-woven reinforced materials, filling a critical void in the fabrics industry. the company name is derived from the types of products orcon produces: oriented continuous strand. mr. bascom patented the manufacturing process bocs (bonded oriented continuous...
Hunter Douglas®
...tions, and unique offerings. a rich historyhunter douglas® has its roots in a small machine tool shop started by henry sonnenberg and joe hunter. initially focused on manufacturing machinery for the fabrication of aluminum slats for venetian blinds, the company expanded its operations over the years to include window coverings. the company's expertise in engineering and design was evident from th...
Seabrook Wallcoverings
...ers styles from contemporary to country, traditional to fun in thousand of patterns and designs.  products includes high quality vinyls, stringcloth, elegant italian suede and coordinated designer fabrics. seabrook offers the most complete selection of designs, styles and colors.  besides distributing top-quality brand names such as carey lind, sandpiper studios, antonina vella, grace lewis ...
Schumacher Wallpaper
...the schumacher brand is the flagship of f. schumacher & co., representing the height of design sophistication and elegance in fine decorative fabrics, wallpaper, furnishings, decorative accessories and carpets. the schumacher brand sets the standard for classic styling and superior quality, which have been the hallmarks of the company since its founding in 1889 by frederic schumacher. the sch...
Gramercy Wallpaper
...the gramercy brand from f. schumacher & co. offers the largest collection of wallpapers and borders for the sophisticated, upper-moderate consumer. gramercy wallpapers and companion decorative fabrics are distributed through upscale paint and wallpaper stores, specialty home decor retailers and independent decorators. gramercy is known for highly-styled, fashionable wallpapers with designer ...
Greeff Wallpaper
...greeff is well known as a leading supplier of stylish, high quality decorative fabrics and wallpaper to the interior design trade. f. schumacher & co. acquired the greeff brand in december 1996, and distributes greeff products exclusively to fine interior designers, architects and upscale retailers. since purchasing the company, f. schumacher & co. has drawn upon greeff's rich history and su...
Capture Cleaner
...ure carpet & rug dry cleaner is composed of thousands of tiny particles that look and act like super sponges to absorb dirt, spills, and even allergens. it is safe on all types of fibers and fabrics, and it's approved for use on all stain resistant carpets. it is even safe for use on wool rugs. you get professional carpet cleaning results without the high costs. ...
Graber® Window Treatments
...since 1939, the graber® brand has been synonymous with window fashions. originating with drapery hardware, then expanding into blind and fabric shade collections, graber has been the name designers and decorators have come to depend upon for custom quality and timeless appeal. the full line of graber window fashions features everything you need to create classic looks, including the decorat...
Nanik® Window Treatments
... to achieve the sophisticated look you're after, blinds can be custom-matched to any paint or stain, or you may choose from an exquisite palette of designer colors. decorative cloth tapes, in our fabric or yours, may be added to create a look that's distinctively yours. what's more, no matter how unique your window designs may be, our skilled designers and crafters welcome the challenge of ...
Sentinel Products
...t range means there’s a specialized product for every type of cleaning challenge. adaptable for various surfaces: these products are designed to be effective on a variety of surfaces, from delicate fabrics to tough industrial floors, ensuring that you can tackle any cleaning task with confidence. user-friendly and safe ease of use: sentinel products are designed with the user in mind. the...
Emilceramica
...vancement in tile manufacturing. their state-of-the-art production facilities are equipped with the latest machinery and automation, enabling the brand to experiment with new materials, finishes, and fabrication techniques. for instance, their digital printing technology allows for the creation of tiles with astonishingly realistic stone, wood, and textile effects, bridging the gap between natural...
Crossley Axminster
...d has continually upheld its commitment to quality. unlike ordinary tufted carpets, axminster carpets are woven, making it possible to create intricate designs and patterns that are embedded into the fabric rather than printed on top. artistry meets functionalityone of the hallmark features of crossley axminster carpets is the range of designs and patterns they offer. from classical motifs to con...
Robert Allen Fabrics
...from the basic to the truly unique, from the modern to the traditional, if you can imagine it, we can help make it happen. robert allen leads the decorative fabric and home furnishings market with products inspired by our devotion to quality and backed by the industry's highest standard of service. for over 50 years, we've built a creative tradition rooted in exploring the nuances and subtl...
Fabrica Carpet
...the unwoven story of fabrica carpet: luxury meets innovation introductionfabrica carpet has carved out a unique space in the world of home interiors, offering an extraordinary blend of luxury, craftsmanship, and modernity. whether you're stepping into a luxury hotel or an upscale residential home, you may very well be stepping onto a fabrica carpet. over the years, fabrica has been an integral pa...
Fabrica Rugs
...exploring the craftsmanship and aesthetic of fabrica area rugs introductionwhen it comes to adding a touch of luxury and comfort to your home, area rugs are often the go-to choice for homeowners and interior designers alike. among the plethora of brands out there, fabrica stands out as a frontrunner in delivering both quality and elegance. in this article, we’ll delve into what sets fabrica area ...
Marshfield Furniture
...our company.  our quality program is simple:  we are proud of our furniture or we don't ship it. our goal is to be the best at what we do. the best means we offer exclusives - furniture and fabrics you cannot get anywhere else. the best means we use only superior raw materials. the best means we invest in technology wherever it improves quality. the best means we do not u...
Heritage Lace®
.... traditional weight embodies the quality and soft hand, long associated with most heritage lace patterns. heavy weight lace is similar but with more substance and loft. easy-care, long life. fabric content: 100% easy-care polyester. made in u.s.a. care: machine wash warm, gentle. do not bleach. damp dry only, them lay flat to dry. little or no ironing required...
Bestt Liebco Brushes
...he finest applicator filament available for applying today's paints. likewise, our roller products have set industry standards for many years. our tru pro® roller covers were the first synthetic fabric roller covers in the united states, and our long john® small diameter roller was the only product of its kind in the u.s. for many years...
Corian® Solid Surfaces
...es and then shipped to a worldwide network of distributors. authorized distributors and retailers of corian® are trained professionals who help everyone who uses corian® meet all specification, fabrication and installation requirements. thanks to its unique balance of beauty and performance, corian® lends itself to imaginative uses, innovative interpretations and enduring applications. ...
Kasmir Fabrics
...kasmir fabrics is a wholesale distributor of decorative fabrics & trim. kasmir also manufactures custom made soft window treatments and bedding products. our fabric line of over 21,000 patterns and colors is sampled in over 175 sample books. from the "basics" to silks, from prints to upholstery fabrics, our line is considered the most comprehensive mid-market fabric array available toda...
Stylus Furniture
... selections. of course we have a very friendly and knowledgeable staff that will assist you in your selections. we also feature easy delivery, flexible payment plans, and an extensive library of fabric and finishes to make your buying experience -- very gratifying. a celebration of form & function we also offer you the creative option of working closely with you to ensure that the fur...
OMNIA Furniture
...e for the discriminating leather buyer. leather is the fastest growing upholstery material used in the united states today. its strength, supple feel and wearability set it apart from ordinary fabric coverings. because leather has an average lifespan four times that of fabric coverings, its no wonder americans are increasingly discovering the tremendous value it represents. although ...
flair21
...ng only the finest materials to the highest quality standards. upon the success of ado gardinenwerke, mr. wulf envisioned an expansion across the atlantic ocean. rather than merely import the finest fabrics to the united states, he dedicated himself to importing the technical expertise required to manufacture the best fabrics and window treatments. thus, in 1979 ado corporation was born. today, ...
RM COCO Fabrics
...a passion for design. a commitment of excellence. the mission of rm coco is to bring together collections of exquisite fabric, exclusive trim and beautiful finials, rods and accessories, arrange them for easy selection and then provide a helpful and knowledgeable customer service team to take orders and assure shipment within 24 hours. the owners of rm coco, including myself, travel the ...
Thibaut® Wallpaper
...different colors to suit varied tastes and shifting market trends. the key to our success is the inspiration and effort that goes into every product we release. six wallpaper collections and two fabric-only collections are produced by our in-house studio each year. themes range from french provincial and british colonial to oriental and american traditional. thibaut also offers resource ...
Best Furnishings
...ke, with every glide and every drowsy rock for countless years to come. not only are our products built to last, but our chosen covers are stylish for any home. with an extensive collection of fabrics and leathers to choose from, made from the top mills in the country, matching quality products to your home, will be made easy. click to see for yourself what makes us the "best."...
Kravet Fabrics
...kravetcouture the "creme de la creme" of our product line is focused within the kravetcouture brand. this luxurious selection of fabrics is steeped in traditional styling with fabrics ranging from luxurious silks to beautiful matelasses, linen velvets, sumptuous chenilles and extraordinary damasks. these exclusive patterns are classic and reminiscent of the haute couture fashion houses in...
Kravet Furniture
...d, well-made foundations with which to create unique furniture and ultimately - exquisite rooms. at kravet, it is our belief that the structure or "mannequin" is every bit as important as the fabric and finishings you choose to complete them. it is to that end that we make sure our furniture is composed of the finest materials and like a great fashion model, provides a framework that...
Fabricut Fabrics
...fabricut is a leading distributor of highly decorative fabrics, providing designers and decorators with fabrics and trimmings of exceptional design and lasting value. since its founding in 1954, fabricut has grown to become one of the world's largest, most progressive distributors of decorative fabrics. keeping with the changing times and looking to the future of fabricut the employees...
Stroheim & Romann®
...ith another multi-generational family business, when it was acquired by jab-anstoetz, based in bielefeld, germany. it is also the exclusive american distributor for jab’s high-end, cutting-edge fabrics. stroheim’s position in one of the largest decorative fabric firms in the world contributes to its strength in the marketplace. today the company encompasses 53 designer showrooms across ...
Temple Furniture
...parker and gary s. parker carry forward this same philosophy of quality products at a fair price. todays products offer outstanding value in traditional, 8 way hand tied, medium priced upholstered fabric and leather furniture. temple, inc. is headquartered and operates three factories in maiden, north carolina...
LaCrosse Furniture
...ier offering, the lacrosse name brand furniture line, features our renowned foam coil cushions, pillow backrests and bolster pillows, inside and outside padded arms, tailored arm covers, matching fabric on the frame under all the seat cusions, solid kiln-dried hardwood frames, and optional shepherd heavy duty brass casters. lacrosse "elite" sleep sofas feature a premium, quality bed uni...
CACO Window Fashions
...tally dealers choice verticals give exceptional light control, with easy operating systems. designer louver choices are available in countless styles, in subtle and bold colors in both vinyl and fabrics. you can completely coordinate all the windows in a room with ease. try using 2" pvc fashions plus horizontal blinds in the same pattern and color to match your sliding door. this give...
Sistone Natural Stone
...founded in 1989, by yair sisso, sistone inc. has evolved into a full service fabrication and installation company, specializing in natural stone and tile. sistone’s clients consist of both commercial and residential customers in need of custom made stone products including but not limited to, counter tops, floors, vanities, tub and shower surrounds, exterior cladding and even stone piec...
Merida Studio Rugs
...ecor choosing an area rug from merida studio in fall river, ma is more than a decor upgrade; it's an investment in sustainability, craftsmanship, and local artistry. these rugs aren't just pieces of fabric; they're stories woven with passion, designed to add beauty and warmth to your space. as you consider enhancing your home or office, remember that a merida studio rug does more than just cover ...
Hy-Lite
...hy-lite's acrylic block shutters are a stylish alternative to traditional window treatments. these prefabricated panels easily install over existing windows and dramatically transform a room in just minutes. measuring and installing just like plantation shutters, acrylic block shutters are available in custom shapes and sizes to meet even the most difficult-to-fill opening. choos...
Vista® Window Film
...t feature in today's homes. the more windows and glass doors you have, the more you need vista window film. helps reduce sun damage to your interior. vista helps preserve the color brilliance of fabric drapes and upholstery, furniture, works of art, rugs and wood floors. ultra-violet radiation is the major contributor to the fading of your precious interiors. our films block 99.9% of th...
Alta Window Fashions
...ctured for your windows and manufactured according to the highest standards of quality. each gives you a variety of choices in privacy and light control, and endless decorating possibilities in fabric, texture, color, style and specialty hardware systems. featured alta product lines: honeycombs, aluminum, verticals, woods, alternative wood, roller shades, pleated shades, horizontals & sp...
Klaussner Furniture
... heightened attention to style and design. through the klaussner furniture line, our retail partners (and their customers) enjoy the flexibility of a virtually unlimited selection of custom order fabrics and leathers...
Lotfy & Sons Rugs
...lotfy & sons rugs: weaving tradition with modern elegance in the realm of interior design, a rug is not just a piece of fabric that covers the floor; it's a statement piece that can bind a room together, infusing it with warmth, richness, and artistic flair. among the many purveyors of these woven treasures, lotfy & sons rugs stands out as a beacon of tradition, quality, and elegance. lo...
Orian Rugs
...uty, and sustainability in each of its designs. for the discerning homeowner, designer, or retailer, orian rugs of anderson, south carolina, represents a brand where excellence is woven into the very fabric of its products, making it a true gem in the landscape of american home furnishings. ...
Chromcraft Furniture
... of course, design and construction are only part of the equation. we are every bit as meticulous about how our furniture looks, too. so when you see a chromcraft piece you see the designer’s latest fabric and colors. you see variety in look and appeal. you see a company who understands that furniture serves many functions, including favorably accenting the home...
Bermex Furniture
...ling everything from the raw wood to the finishing of the furniture in our five factories. all of our dining furniture comes in any of the 84 different finishes to choose from and 140 different fabrics for the cushions on our chairs and bar stools. our prime mission is to continually improve our line of casual and formal dining furniture when it comes to design, quality, solidity and w...
LG Home Appliances
...opment in appliances and information technologies, lg electronics has elevated the way appliances are used in daily life. saving time, enhancing organization, improving food preservation, lengthening fabric life, and optimizing valuable space are just some of the many ways that our products benefit consumers. it's no wonder that lg electronics is the top seller of appliances in over twenty countri...
Kindred Sinks
... series includes stainless steel and under-mount sinks, granite sinks and matching faucets, and a wide array of custom accessories. designer seriesthe kindred designer series is a collection of hand fabricated stainless steel sinks for residential use. the collection includes farmhouse, under-mount, countertop, worktop, and backsplash models kindred steel queenkindred steel queen sinks are avail...
Malm Fireplaces
...since 1960 malm has been manufacturing free-standing wood burning and gas appliances. our custom fabrication department has designed and built over 350 one-of-a-kind designer fireplaces. our spin-a-fire and carousel feature malm's patented spinning fire...
Corona Brushes
...e time and time again. (professional brush). our rollers are built with trademark touches, including durable cage-fastening and attachment systems in the frames (professional frame) and high density fabrics in the sleeves (professional sleeve). ...
Fiba Tape
...saint-gobain technical fabrics’ (sgtf) parent company, saint-gobain, was founded in 1665. through strong ideas and strategic partnerships, saint-gobain expanded its expertise to over 55 countries. working with leading companies in several business sectors, saint-gobain has emerged as the world’s largest building materials firm.   each of saint-gobain’s 206,000 employees shares a commitme...
Intertape Packaging Products
...roducts and flexible intermediate bulk container (fibc) industries. with heavy emphasis placed on r&d, ipg is bringing to market many innovative new products for the agricultural and structural fabrics industries. established in 1981 with headquarters in montreal, quebec and bradenton, florida, intertape employs approximately 2,150 employees with operations in 17 locations, including 13 ...
Trinity Tile
...trinity tile group is a fast-growing, tile distributor and custom stone fabrication specialist with locations and showrooms in florida, delivering customized solutions in stone and tile throughout the united states. drawing from a team of service-oriented professionals practicing an uncommon dedication to client needs, trinity tile group serves a diverse range of residential and commercial clien...
Perennial Outdoor Fabrics
...instrumental in sutherland design aesthetic from its inception, john hutton combined contemporary flair with a classical foundation to produce truly original concepts. his unique perspective was grounded in a commitment to creating for the individual rather than for the market, a philosophy reflected in the unsurpassed quality, elegant simplicity and ultimate comfort so consistent in his work....
Eastern Accents Bedding
...welcome to eastern accents. we are a manufacturer to the trade of luxury bedding and soft home furnishings. our collections feature premium fabrics and trimmings with an emphasis on design and craftsmanship. once run out of a chicago loft, today we are a full service bedding and accessory company offering products that reflect the style and diversity of the ever-changing arena of home décor. as we...
Barrow Fabrics
...barrow industries was founded in 1945 and has been family owned and operated for three generations. the company was founded on three basic principles: commitment to innovative products, offering superior service and quality and maintaining excellent values. as we have grown over the years, barrow industries has continued to govern itself by these guidelines...
Carole Fabrics
...carole fabrics has been proudly serving the interior design community for more than fifty years. carole takes pride in its reputation of exceptional quality, a constant awareness of fashion trends and our commitment to unsurpassed service. augusta, georgia is home for the carole fabrics national complex of their state of the art workroom, distribution centers and customer assistance fac...
Wesco Fabric
...our vision is to make a positive difference in the world of our customers, employees, and vendors. we are passionate about our role as innovators and trusted advisors to those we serve. we have established a solid and ethical base to build a unique environment for success. together, we strive to create long term relationships and a better world with a higher consciousness of responsibility to each...
Icestone Surfaces
...throom vanities and shower walls, tabletops, flooring, and outdoor pavers. icestone surfaces passed the american disabilities act (ada) flooring guidelines for slip resistance; however, an authorized fabricator will have to convert icestone slabs into tiles....
Foremost Cabinets / Bath Supply
...d on 166 acres of land with 746,741 square feet of manufacturing space. with over 1700 employees and an assortment of high quality & high speed computerized equipment, flb is a state-of-the-art fabrication facility. the foremost vitreous china facility contains 8 separate factories, totaling 7.5 million square feet. with 8,100 employees and a wealth of high speed, cutting edge equipment...
Saletex
...saletex is a well known supplier of draperies, home furnishings, lace, sheers, jaquards, prints, upholstery fabrics, vertical blinds, and bedspreads. built on hard work, an intimate knowledge of the business and long-time business associations, saletex is able to leverage relationships around the world. spain, germany, austria, france, sweden, the u.k. and italy are just some of the co...
Tritex Fabrics
...tritex fabrics ltd is a decorative textile jobber catering to the residential and hospitality markets. we manufacture and install draperies, cubicle drapes, and bedding for the hospitality and healthcare industries. in addition, we are the exclusive agent for kravet fabrics and its related companies in british columbia, as well as the exclusive agent of douglass fabrics in western canad...
Marble Systems
...n the natural stone industry. for those looking to infuse their spaces with the unrivaled charm of natural stone, marble systems inc. offers a path paved with refinement and sustainability. the very fabric of marble systems inc.’s natural stone flooring collection reflects an understanding that what we build with and how we design our spaces speaks volumes about our values and our legacy. it is t...
Legacy Window Coverings
...eated equal, and neither are window coverings. we build quality into all of our products to ensure a trouble-free experience. headquartered in gilbert, arizona, legacy window coverings is a wholesale fabricator and installation service provider. we proudly stand behind our products with a limited lifetime warranty on materials and workmanship...
Sunbrella
...for over 45 years, sunbrella has been the leader in performance fabrics. no other resource is more committed to leading the performance fabric industry with innovations that fit today's busy lifestyles. with impeccable quality, sophisticated styling and best-in-class warranties, the new generation of sunbrella offers more possibilities than ever. sunbrella fabrics are now available for ...
Duralee Fabrics
...ly offered the interior design market quality products, designed for today's lifestyles, while keeping our focus on excellent value and customer service. we are the fastest growing decorative fabrics company in the industry today. with our five companies and more than 25,000 sku's in inventory, we are well positioned to cater to the needs of interior designers throughout the world. ...
Pearl Abrasive Company
...more than 50 years ago, max pearlman founded a small steel fabricating company. the company expanded and became a large user of abrasive products. with the demand for consistently high quality, cost effective abrasives on the rise, the pearlman family recognized that the industry was ready for a customer driven abrasive distributor. using this philosophy, pearl has expanded from a small ...
Grohe America
...ugh ultra-modern robotic production techniques that are combined with time-honored hand crafting skills to insure consistent quality at each stage of the manufacturing process. solid cast brass fabrication... long lasting pvd finishes... engineering to incredibly close tolerances... life testing and 35 quality assurance checks... grohe has set the standard to which all others are compare...
Adesso Furniture
...er and consumer favorite. ' from the onset, when adesso first introduced its lighting products, an array of colors and materials were utilized in the design, including metals, rice-paper, woven fabric, glass, resin, renewable bamboo wood and cork! it wasn't long before a new category of rta furniture was added to the product line. everything from tables, chairs, and pedestals to media an...
Hammary
...e and oval cocktail tables, end tables, lamp tables and sofa tables in a choice of wood or glass tops. in addition to tables manufactured from various species of wood, hammary also carries tables fabricated from metals such as wrought iron, cast iron or cast aluminum with wood, glass tops, or marble. to help consumers keep up with tv, audio and video technology, the versatile videoce...
Pinnacle Countertop Solutions
... surface, and sinks. we are at the "pinnacle" of the industry, committed to the "peak" degree of quality; ready to "perform" on our claims and "produce." pinnacle products are sold directly to fabricators of countertops for bathrooms and kitchens. pinnacle solid surface is also utilized in other diverse applications, such as furnishings and wall cladding. our commitment to superior pr...
Office Star Furniture
...ll electronic waste, used fluorescent light bulbs and used batteries. in addition we send for recycling any used, defective or otherwise unusable metals. as for our product the metal, plastic, fabric and foam are all recyclable. this year we have also started offering recycled fabrics. at office star products we are always looking for opportunities to help the environment...
Jeffrey Michaels & Co.
...everything a room is, or wants to be , can be discovered at jeffrey michaels & company. exquisite wallcoverings, fabrics, furniture and accessories combine with great service to make each and every visit a memorable experience...
Chivasso
...chivasso bv is a wholesaler of interior fabrics and wallpapers. our headquarters are in zoetermeer, in the netherlands, but we have showrooms all over the world. there are three brands under the chivasso banner: chivasso, carlucci di chivasso and easy by chivasso. chivasso products are modern, and can be used not only in young fun interiors but also in rich classical interiors. easy by ...
Beachcraft Furniture
...beachcraftrattan is beachcraft furniture website, providing furniture catalog for outdoor, residential, and contract, and more contents such as fabric and custom home furniture. ...
Craftmaster Furniture
...or quality furniture at affordable prices and we sell to more than 1000 furniture retailers around the world. custom order upholstery is our core business with hundreds of styles and over 1000 fabrics to choose from, allowing each customer to fulfill their decorating desires. all craftmaster product is shipped from our north carolina facility promptly. craftmaster manufactures a full...
England Furniture
...gnized for quality and its rapid delivery system, england attracted the attention of la-z-boy and in 1995 england was acquired by la-z-boy to operate as an independent division. with over 500 fabrics and leathers to choose from, england is known for providing its customers a large choice of options without a long build cycle. england delivers most orders in as few as 21 days – so you d...
United Tile
...nd community connection that have been its hallmark since its founding. united tile's story is more than just that of a business—it's a narrative that intertwines with the architectural and cultural fabric of portland, seattle, and spokane. as these cities march into the future, united tile is sure to pave the way underfoot, one tile at a time. ...
Intrepid Marble & Granite
...rble, travertine, onyx, soapstone, quartzite, sandstone, travertine sinks, glass tiles, mosaics, accents & trims. intrepid marble and granite also supplies all the related products needed for the fabrication, installation, and maintenance of natural stone and tile. intrepid marble and granite showrooms are open to professionals and consumers six days a week. come in and browse our inven...
Brintons Axminster Carpets
...axminster carpets by brintons carpets limited: weaving luxury intoevery fiber the legacy of axminster carpets is woven deeply into the fabric of britishheritage, and the name itself has become synonymous with quality and luxury inthe world of carpeting. brintons carpets limited, a company with its own richhistory dating back to the 18th century, has upheld the tradition of axminstercarpets, ensur...
Dalyn Rug Company
...dalyn rug company: woven into the fabric of american homes tucked into the heart of american homes, dalyn rug company stands as a testament to quality, craftsmanship, and the timeless pursuit of beauty. for over forty years, this national brand has carved its niche in the home decor industry, offering a wide range of area rugs that blend traditional techniques with contemporary designs. founded ...
LATICRETE® Hydro Ban™
...for a range of waterproofing needs. this product is renowned for its ability to bond directly to a wide variety of substrates, including metals, pvc, and abs plumbing fixtures, without the need for a fabric in the field, coves, or corners. a versatile and reliable solutionwhat makes hydro ban™ stand out in the market is its versatility. it is suitable for both interior and exterior applications, ...
Wildcat Territory
...for the past 15 years, wildcat territory has designed and produced beautiful products defined by quality, spirit and a modern sensibility. our fabrics are rich and sophisticated, our colors are fresh and unexpected, and our styling is unique. we are proud and committed to manufacturing in america. couture sewing is at the foundation of our designs. all of our work is made with integr...
Skyline Gliding Windows
...nels offer the perfect solution for both large and small window expanses, and can also be used as a stylish room divider system. the revolutionary hardware system, combined with a fashion-forward fabric collection, dress any window in style.' ...
Nantucket Window Shadings
...'featuring fabric vanes suspended between two sheer fabric facings, nantucket™ window shadings transform natural light entering a room into a warm glow while also blocking harmful uv rays. when raised, the shadings disappear into the headrail for an unobstructed view and are available in a wide selection of casual fabrics ...
Viebois Furniture
...this canadian company specializes in the design, conception, fabrication, assembling and finishing of medium to high-end dining sets, bedroom sets, and wall units. ...
Joanne Fabrics
...joanne fabrics inc. is a family owned and operated company that commenced operations in september 1977 as a wholesaler / distributor of decorative fabrics. within a number of years, joanne became one of the largest national fabric distributors in canada. after firmly establishing itself in the canadian market, joanne successfully ventured into the united states under the name j.f. fabric...
Anderson Fabric
...our services include custom bedding of all types: quilted and unquilted bedspreads, comforters, coverlets, canopies, duvet covers, dust ruffles, crib bedding, headboards and pillow shams. our quilted bedding products feature hand guided outline or computerized patterns...
Kasmir Fabrics Window Treatment
...kasmir fabrics is a wholesale distributor of decorative fabrics & trim. kasmir also manufactures custom made soft window treatments and bedding products. our fabric line of over 21,000 patterns and colors is sampled in over 175 sample books. from the "basics" to silks, from prints to upholstery fabrics, our line is considered the most comprehensive mid-market fabric array available toda...
Anderson-Tuftex Rugs
...ms, you have multiple options to explore their collection. many retailers also provide samples, allowing you to get a feel for the rug before making a purchase. conclusiona rug isn’t just a piece of fabric that lies on your floor; it can be a defining element of your home's personality. anderson tuftex understands this and offers a variety of high-quality, stylish, and sustainable rugs that could...
Antrim Carpet
...ed look as well as the beautiful and sophisticated palermo and palermo lineage. both feature a tip sheared, elegant and understated texture. antrim stocks over 600 broadloom items and boasts a robust fabricated rug program tailored to your needs. our artisans bring a tradition of centuries-old, time-honored skill and care to every rug or carpet we produce. from the spinning of wool to the intric...
Green Mountain Soapstone
...cts, outstanding customer service and stone availability. we do not sell soapstone, our satisfied customers do. our website receives several hundred requests for information each week. our national fabrication network is fully supported by experienced, hands-on experts in the field. combined, gms independent fabricators carry well over 100 years of experience into the field each day. availabilit...
Bartson Fabrics
...located 15 miles northwest of new york city in midland park, new jersey, bartson fabrics incorporated imports fine textiles from around the world for distribution throughout the united states and canada.  the company now known as bartson fabrics incorporated was founded in 1917 by albert j. bartson as albert j. bartson fabrics.  weaving was performed on a loom in a garage in midland par...
Interia Hospitality
...xceptional value and tremendous design flexibility. we start with the premise that the casegoods form the foundation of great interiors, that mood and design are expressed through the choice of fabrics, upholstery, art and accessories. our collections emphasize clean designs, versatile finishes, and durable quality construction. ...
Ace Hardware
...re and we are a part of your community. over 4,600 of ace's 4,700 stores around the globe are independently owned and operated by local entrepreneurs. these hard working men and women are part of the fabric of your community. they are small business owners who are local and loyal...just like it ought to be. while others have become large and impersonal, at ace, we've remained small and very person...
Crescent Carpet
...implicty’s tightly loomed design catches the eye with a subtle sheen brought out by threads of art silk delivering a timeless look to any interior. crescent offers a selection of stocked and custom fabricated rugs and carpets that are among the most unique in the floor covering industry. with an emphasis on art and the highest quality, crescent carpet is available in select showrooms nationwide....
The Wallpaper Company
...or everyone to turn their houses into dream homes and transform commercial spaces into extravagant experiences.   today, the company stocks more than 5000  wallcoverings including papers, vinyls, fabrics, naturals as well as many unique hand crafted specialties. ...
Allied Tile
...perated for over forty years. we manufacture the au natural collection of luxury vinyl tile and many other new designs. new to the au natural collection are design floor options. our years of custom fabricating hexagons, diamonds, tile with keys, planks, feature stripping and more have now been added to our product mix. our reputation of flooring excellence continues to be built on producing a h...
Stanton Commercial Carpet
...brands that enclose all facets of decorative flooring including: antrim, rosecore, crescent and hibernia. with its headquarters on long island, new york, and its customer service, distribution & fabrication center in calhoun, georgia, stanton carpet remains committed to its core mission of delivering the finest in decorative carpeting with an unsurpassed dedication to quality and service....
Mallin Casual Furniture
...well as enhance the colors and styles of the beauty outside your door. mallin pioneered the kind of creative comfort that’s so desired in today’s lifestyle. our continuing innovations in cushion and fabric design lead us to make the most comfortable and fashionable presentations in the industry. ...
Roca Tile Usa
...le. the company’s product range offers solutions for multiple uses, from versatile wall tile to highly resistant indoor and outdoor floor tiles, including single colors, marble, wood, concrete, fabric, decorative tiles and a wide array of complementary pieces. ...
MSI Surfaces
... feet, including over 4,500 skus of porcelain & ceramic tile, quartz countertops, natural stone countertops and tile (granite, marble, travertine, slate, limestone, quartzite, and sandstone), prefabricated countertops, decorative mosaics, and sinks. ...
Fabrica Hardwood
...crafted using only the finest hardwoods sourced globally, fabrica fine wood flooring uses the highest quality prefinished wood grade available. the traditional european craftsmanship consists of baltic birch, the finest, most stable hardwood base panel with seven layers of cross- grain stability. with cold press lamination, fabrica hardwood is re-sandable up to three times. offered in fi...
Universal Window Coverings
...universal window coverings, inc. began as a family operation, distributing vertical slats and components to make vertical blinds.  we are still strictly a wholesale fabricator and distributor, but over the years, we have grown and expanded our product line to include a full line of window coverings.  still family owned and operated, we remain dedicated to our tradi...
Adhesives
...rees. polymer dispersion adhesives are milky-white dispersions often based on polyvinyl acetate (pvac). they are used extensively in the woodworking and packaging industries. they are also used with fabrics and fabric-based components, and in engineered products such as loudspeaker cones. pressure-sensitive adhesives pressure-sensitive adhesives (psa) form a bond by the application of light pre...
African Rugs
...und and warm modern rooms. african rugs can provide a safari-chic style to rustic and eclectic designs. african designs are inherently primitive and have a rough-hewn, handmade look derived from the fabrics and art of different native tribes. the medium pile of african rugs are comfy underfoot, and offer a more comfortable feel than a flat-weave rug. they are perfect for rooms that are calling ...
Area Rugs
...than a single room, and traditionally does not even span from one wall to another, and is typically not even attached as part of the floor. area rugs can be produced on a loom quite similar to woven fabric, made using needle felts, knotted by hand (in oriental rugs), made with their pile injected into a backing material (called tufting), flatwoven, made by hooking wool or cotton through the meshe...
Braided Rugs
...tion to generation. above all, they are an object of beauty, with the unmistakable warmth, richness of texture, and depth of color they only can deliver. braided rugs are made from braids of yarn or fabric which are coiled and then sewn together into mostly oval shaped rugs. braided rug handcrafting started in new england in the early 1700's and spread across the us as settlers moved west. braide...
Cellular Shades
...soft textured, woven and non-woven fabrics sandwiched together to create cross sectional honeycomb shapes that trap air for maximum energy efficiency and sound reduction. cellular shades are available in single, double and triple cell designs with a variety of pleat sizes, colors and an array of distinctive fabrics that provide varying degrees of light control and privacy. an optional battery op...
Custom Rugs
...esign. use any variety of colors or pattern to mix or match with your room's theme. recently, i had a custom rug made for a client that repeated the exact irises that were hand-painted on the drapery fabric. it's a wonderful but expensive way to pull together a room. the design concepts can come from a print on a sofa to a logo of a particular company. if it exists in design, it can usually be co...
Fusion Bonded Carpet
...pically made from nylon or polypropylene, these fibers are chosen for their durability and colorfast properties. backing material: the backing, often made from a sturdy material like pvc or a woven fabric, provides structural integrity. construction process: the fusion bonding process involves applying heat and pressure to embed the yarns firmly into the backing, ensuring a high level of durab...
Hooked Rugs
...to, and london, as well as in local museums, libraries, and community centers across north america. rug hooking uses a hand hook, similar in shape to a crochet hook to form a looped pile from fabric strips or yarn on an even-weave base fabric. punch needles and speed hooks are also used to make hooked rugs, although the hooking techniques and rug appearance differ. rug hooking is not t...
Kilims
...weave technique was used in the making of nomadic tents. just as with a little girl's braided pony-tail where strands of the shorter and stiffer hair stick out, the goat hair sticks out of the woven fabric, gets wet, drops and partially cover the holes in the flatweave, thus making tent almost waterproof. later on, these nomadic people felt the need to isolate themselves from the humidity present...
Loveseats
...elax and enjoy everything from a great book to a movie to conversations with family and friends. a loveseat will give your room a splash of style and a relaxing aesthetic. whether you need leather or fabric, you'll find all the seating for any space. throw a blanket and pillows on it, you'll have the perfect family room setup. loveseats come in a wide range of styles, shapes and colors. loveseats...
Modern / Contemporary Rugs
... massed produced versions can be very reasonable. contemporary or modern rugs are a result of the creative genius of the one designing it. the design concepts can be something copied from upholstery fabric or wallpaper, or original art conceived by someone's imagination. the freedom that one has in concept and design criteria, makes these rugs a very attractive choice for interior decorators and ...
Needlepunch Carpets
...ique process known as needle punching. this process involves entangling fibers – typically synthetic ones like polyester, polypropylene, or nylon – using barbed needles. the result is a dense, sturdy fabric that is then converted into carpeting. distinct from traditional woven or tufted carpets, needlepunch carpets offer a different texture and a set of properties that make them stand out in the m...
Pleated Shades
...pleated shades are the predecessor of cellular shades and therefore are similar in fabric and features, although they do not provide the same level of insulation as cellular shades. pleated shades are an alternative to cellular blinds when working within a tight budget...
Rag Rugs
...rag rug making was popular in colonial times when they were woven with rags, hence the name. however, today we use new fabric. they are reversible and washable. very durable and last a long time. they become heirlooms and are passed down in families. there are as many ways of making rag rugs as there are rug-makers. in the old days, rugs were nearly always worked on hessian (sacking) or burlap, b...
Recliners
... your room design with matching furniture creates a unified look that flows through the whole house. recliners come in a wide variety of styles and colors, ranging from dark leather to bright colored fabric, so you can choose one that not only feels fantastic but also looks great too. ...
Roller Shades
...timeless and classic window shades. a fabric shade that is available in a broad range of fabrics from sheer to opaque to give you the degree of privacy you specify. unique to the roller shade is the option to select hem styles and fabric trims to add the finishing touch to your shade...
Roman Shades
...roman shades have the look and feel of draperies, but are as practical as a cellular blind. roman shades are woven fabric that can be raised or lowered like a blind. they create privacy while allowing light in from the outside. available in either hobbled (also known as teardrop) or flat fold styles, roman shades fit virtually every setting, whether elegant or casual...
Sheer Horizontal
...sheer window shadings work like a wood blind and a cellular shade in one. it filters the light and provides complete privacy much like a cellular blind. these soft window shadings have fabric vanes that can be tilted open like a wood blind to open the view to the outside through the sheer fabric. the soft, adjustable fabric vanes are suspended between two sheer fabric facings going beyond tradi...
Sheer Vertical Blinds
...l look of a contemporary sheer drapery with the function and privacy of a vertical blind.  it filters the light and provides complete privacy much like a cellular blind.  sheer vertical shadings have fabric vanes that can be tilted open like a vertical blind to open the view to the outside through the sheer fabric.  sheer vertical shadings are recommended for taller windows or sliding glass doors....
Velvet (woven)
...ugh a meticulous process that intertwines thousands of individual yarns to create a dense, plush surface. this technique, which has evolved over centuries, involves double weaving where two layers of fabric are woven simultaneously. the layers are then cut apart, revealing the velvet's signature pile. this method ensures a level of durability and resilience that is essential in commercial environm...
Window Treatments
...xposure brings in consistent light but could subject your room to the cold, driving up your heating bills. since 40% of heat escapes through windows, consider a lined or insulated curtain, or a fabric shade can help with your heating bills. southern facing windows are the best for consistent, natural light.  to filter and soften the incoming light, sheers or laces give off a magnifi...
Woven Carpet
...d environmental considerations, thereby providing a comprehensive guide for professionals in the field. the craftsmanship of woven carpet:woven carpet is traditionally produced on a loom, similar to fabric. this method involves interlacing warp (vertical) and weft (horizontal) yarns, resulting in a highly durable and stable structure. the two primary types of woven carpet are wilton and axminster...
4 Stylish Color Trends for 2022
... calm and balance indoors. when designing with nature in mind, use gray-green tones to connect your aesthetic with the serene elements of the outdoors. incorporate nature's palette with greens in fabrics, accessories and even on the walls. wood and stone materials naturally complement these shades for a look that's cohesively pleasing and peaceful. stylish sophistication if you're aim...
Fray
...the inspiration for this unique series is cut from the same cloth as natural linen fabrics applied to chalk panels for a timeworn, textural, concrete look. embrace the warmth and comfort of textile paired with the simple maintenance of ceramic. newly enriched graphics weave in a metallic-glossy effect with more contrast and luminescence. fray now offers all the most sought-after sizes, as well as ...
Solids Hardwood Flooring
...triângulo® exotic solid wood flooring is fabricated from 3/4″ thick solid wood and has tongue and groove sides to join the boards. the truly random nature of our exotic solid hardwood flooring will ensure that no application will look alike. the triangulo crystal clear pre-finishing process applies as many as 9 coats of aluminum oxide for maximum durability and enhanced beauty. like our th...
Cross Weave
...this lcl (level cut and loop) pattern is a very striking and fashionable “fabric” for the floor, with random combos of texture and color, and is designed with so soft™ solution-dyed pet yarn. available in 9 harmonious color combinations...
Armstrong Parallel USA 20
... has been strengthened with urethane plus coating to provide enhanced resistance to scratches, stains and scuffs compared to standard urethane coatings. the curated collection features sophisticated fabric designs in subtle neutral tones on a tile format, and an array of wood species, and even a stone-inspired wood plank to balance the collection. parallel usa 20 is ideally suited for areas wher...
LATICRETE Releases New Liquid Rubber Anti-Fracture Polymer, FRACTURE BAN™ SC
...ngle coat material, it also decreases strain on inventory as it requires less material to complete a project. fracture ban sc can be applied directly to tile, brick and stone without the need for fabric, providing anti-fracture protection of up to 1/8 inch (3 millimeters) over shrinkage and other non-structural cracks. “the durability and ease of use that fracture ban sc provides makes it...
Tarkett Announces its Collaboration with Clean Hospitals
...ssues in healthcare facilities, which have been exacerbated by the covid-19 crisis. joining the clean hospitals network is an important step to support the healthcare community,” said tarkett ceo fabrice barthélemy. “we will contribute to accelerate the adoption of the best hospital floor cleaning protocols that respect people’s health and the environment. the collaborative and scientific ...
IFDA'S Educational Foundation Announces Design Student Scholarship Winners for 2020
...being able to weld, construct tables and lamps or to use 3d modeling programs. after graduation, fonseca hopes to work in the residential market, and to be able to not only design her work but to fabricate it as well! daniela mujica of the university of florida was the winner of the verceille voss ifda graduate student scholarship for $2,000. an international student from bogotà, colombia...
Hallmark Floors Vinyl 101
...s. the 1950’s and 1960’sfive companies were making pvc at the century’s midpoint, and innovative uses for vinyl continued to be found during the ’50s and ’60s. a vinyl-based latex was used on boots, fabric coatings and inflatable structures, and methods for enhancing vinyl’s durability were refined, opening the door to applications in the building trades. the 1970’svinyl products quickly became ...
Wool Carpets: The Best Carpets for Allergies
...children in the u.s. who lives with allergies, you don’t need a doctor telling you how the war against allergens is an everyday, uphill battle. allergens are everywhere around the house – embedded in fabric, airborne in dust and lying in wait on hard surfaces. it’s impossible to rid your home entirely of these microscopic particles, but you can minimize dust, pet dander, mold, pollen and other an...
Designing With Rugs
...o carefully use the vacuum cleaner. don’t be boxed in by the idea of getting a rectangular area rug. a circular, octagonal or square floor covering can add flair. remember to take a swatch of any fabrics you’d like to match with you when you shop for an area rug. that way, you’ll have a better idea of what will complement your existing décor. don’t underestimate the value of an underlay. not...
Rugs 101
... and looped pile yarns atop a smooth surface hardwood floor creates another layer to the design and gives complexity to what would otherwise be a flat palette of colors. never try to match the main fabric color - it would be next to impossible to match the exact red found in a pillow. so find the second or third color in the pillow or other design element and match families of colors rather than...
Bring high-end fashion home
...spired carpet designs that bring ease of care, durability and fresh style to your home. curated into three coordinated palettes, modern contours includes vibrant styles and textures that mimic luxury fabrics, materials and knitting techniques making it the perfect marriage of fashion and durability. all with the feeling and comfort underfoot of our suresoftsd™ fiber...
Decorating Your Home with Bold Colors
... tops and bottoms. detail elements like the hardware provide another opportunity for a bold look. you can enhance the room's design with standout pulls that lend extra vibrance to the space. fabric with flair textiles provide nearly unlimited options to balance a bold design. using lighter fabrics for elements such as draperies, upholstery, rugs and decorative pillows can soften th...
Looking for a modern, chic upgrade in your home? Our new Modern Contours Collection is your answer.
...spired carpet designs that bring ease of care, durability and fresh style to your home. curated into three coordinated palettes, modern contours includes vibrant styles and textures that mimic luxury fabrics, materials and knitting techniques making it the perfect marriage of fashion and durability. all with the feeling and comfort underfoot of our suresoftsd™ fiber and the lifetime protection of ...
6 Top Home Design Trends for 2019
... noir upholds values of minimalism and timeless devotion to well-made elements that are beautiful in their own simplicity. muted colors like blue-gray and pale rose come to life on walls and in fabrics. doors made of dark metal and wood paired with glass panels bring natural light and warmth into the home. urban country this trend brings the look and feel of rural living to urban spa...
Broome + Greene To Open First Trade Showroom In The Design Center At theMART
...mpassing 750,000 square feet, boasting more than 125 showrooms and featuring more than 2,500 product lines, it is the ultimate resource for designers and design enthusiasts of luxury furniture, fabrics, floor coverings, wall coverings, lighting and much more. for more information, visit designcenter.com. visit design center on facebook and instagram. about themart themart (formerl...
The Shade Store Announces Exclusive Window Treatment Partnership with Kips Bay Decorator Show House Palm Beach
...surements, photo rendering services and nationwide installation services. from roller, roman and solar shades to draperies and blinds, the shade store collection includes more than 1,300 in-stock fabrics and materials to provide customers with an unparalleled level of style and customization options. about the shade store the shade store is a family-run, premium custom window treatment...
Badgley Mischka Home Collection Debuts On Luxury Insider Site 1stdibs
...r own home," added james mischka. the badgley mischka home collection is produced in partnership with los angeles-based ptm images integrating the finest materials available.  linens and woven fabrics are primarily sourced in the us and additional raw materials are found abroad.  as part of the brand's continued interest to move towards more sustainable production measures, the design h...
4 Ways to Bring Classic Character to Your Kitchen
...tic. for example, pair a set of ultra-chic dining chairs with an old wooden dining table passed down through your family or upholster a simple dining bench or window seat with victorian-patterned fabric. establish a focal point if you're overwhelmed trying to envision how all the details will come together, many designers suggest the first step is defining the focal point for your ki...
Living in Color
...ken very loudly in regard to painted cabinetry." the current styling trend, reflected in wellborn cabinet's latest colors, is a marriage of traditional and contemporary finishes, materials and fabrics equating to a classic, timeless design. beloved white is now making way for trending warmer tones featuring shades of gray, green and blue. a calming effect letting your personality s...
Tarkett completes the acquisition of Lexmark, reinforcing its presence in the North America hospitality segment
...seamless integration. “with the acquisition of lexmark, tarkett has reinforced its position in carpet for hospitality in north america and is now one of the three leaders in this segment,” said fabrice barthélemy, acting chairman of tarkett’s management board. “additionally, this move enables us to provide a global flooring offering to key international accounts and strengthens our e...
New Arrivals: Capel Expands Kevin O'Brien Collection
...ed at historic market square, space 112. two of the collections take inspiration from places that have a special place in o'brien's heart. gilded age is based on sketches o'brien did of damask fabrics seen in a historic church interior in paris, the city where he proposed to his wife. willow is based on drawings o'brien did during the couple's honeymoon in kyoto, japan. "my sketch...
Patcraft’s Oxidation Experiment Inspires Artefact Carpet Tile
...ance commercial flooring, has launched its newest carpet tile collection, artefact. this versatile collection, featuring four distinct products, was inspired by an oxidation experiment exposing fabrics to metal, rust and water. through a six-week process, vibrant colors and designs emerged to create a flooring collection aimed at bringing off-kilter nature into the built environment. a...
Living in Color
...ken very loudly in regard to painted cabinetry." the current styling trend, reflected in wellborn cabinet's latest colors, is a marriage of traditional and contemporary finishes, materials and fabrics equating to a classic, timeless design. beloved white is now making way for trending warmer tones featuring shades of gray, green and blue. a calming effect letting your personality...
The Complete Guide to Printed Carpet
...ly achieve with the application of a topical treatment. continuous dyeing - continuous dyeing is a 'post-dyeing' process, meaning the dye is applied once the carpet fibers have been constructed. the fabric is passed through a dye ‘waterfall’, and by using multiple applicators and different dyes, it’s possible to create a huge range of different colors and shades of carpet. digital dye infusion -...
Stylish Storage for Renters
...reat storage. for example, closetmaid's storage furniture and bookcases are stylish options that fit virtually any decor. they're sturdy enough to store books and keepsakes, and work well paired with fabric drawers and wire bins. think vertically. it may not be your first consideration, but your wall space offers plenty of opportunity to add storage. you can even create a closet along a wall. i...
Refresh Your Space for a Brighter Season
...iments. by removing perished contents from your fridge, you'll get rid of lurking odors and have plenty of room for all the fresh produce that spring has to offer. soften and eliminate odors from fabrics. throughout the cooler seasons, spring clothing that has been stored away can take on odors and become stiff after being folded for so long. preparing your wardrobe is an essential step to eas...
4 design upgrades for a spring refresh
... of color. thrift stores are great places to find unique accessories or that perfect piece of furniture, such as an ottoman or tufted bench that can be re-covered with a rich magenta or sapphire blue fabric. these easy art projects serve as a great afternoon project that can refresh a neutral space. ...
5 spring DIY craft projects to make old stuff new again
...ft box shows you how to turn a wooden spool into a beautiful bookshelf/footstool combo. you'll need wood stain, pieces of wood to create internal shelving, upholstery materials like batting, foam and fabric, and an arrow t50 heavy duty staple gun to affix the padding to the top of the spool. wine bottle rustic vase - every now and then you have a bottle of wine that's just so good - or the bott...
Add Light with DIY Decor
... glistening, on-trend look with a lighted canvas, which features twinkling lights that dance on shimmering glitter to lend a glam look to any room. the project, designed by crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores, can be adapted to any palette; just change out the color of the glitter to match the hues in your favorite room. for a charming, subtle accent, this frosted jar and doily ...
Light solutions: What to do when your house feels like a cave
...et from a picture window, such as a seascape, mountain scene or city skyline. filtered overhead light can also create the effect of a natural light source. for example, drape light-colored, opaque fabric above a bed, so that the cloth conceals the overhead light fixture. as the artificial light shines through the fabric, it will imitate the diffused look of natural light. ...
5 Easy Ways to Refresh Your Home
...r fresheners adhere to your heating and cooling system air filter to release scented air to multiple rooms through the home's air vents for up to 30 days. • touch: depending on the season, choose fabrics that fit your home's general decor and aesthetic, but will also keep you comfortable. in the summer, you'll want to shed some layers - choose lighter blankets that can be layered on cooler nig...
Natural Stone in the Shower
..., the more porous it is. darker stones have a tighter molecular structure and are less likely to stain, bonasera said. there are many exceptions to this concept and a knowledgeable stone supplier and fabricator can help guide you to a suitable material. granite is a good choice for bathrooms, said jacqueline tabbah, vice president of international stoneworks, inc., a stone restoration company in h...
The home design trend you need to know about
...hes and walls. with numerous styles to choose from, you’ll be able to create a stunning contrast and dimensionality that will make your room pop. with today's innovation in laminate manufacturing and fabrication, adding affordable luxury to your kitchen or bath has never been easier. utility meets style parents, in particular, face a constant dilemma: they want a home with rooms that can sta...
Harvest Your Own Home Decor
...copper detail, animal icons and pumpkins of every color, including white. create a seasonal tablescape or mantel decoration with these harvest fall lanterns created by the crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores. the lanterns lend a coppery sheen to complement the seasonal hues of the pumpkins and gourds. place them atop a swatch of soft plaid for a multi-textured look that celebrates ...
Beat Wardrobe Blahs with a Closet Makeover
...e lots of fun, but make certain it will provide adequate lighting to illuminate everything. be sure to eliminate shadows by using diffused lighting. add style to your storage. colorful and patterned fabric bins can be your closet's best friend. they provide a home to hide and consolidate more personal belongings and add pops of color and style to your shelves. hang clothes with care. get rid of ...
Creative Ways to Add Order to Your Home
...and functionality to any room. making the most of your space – including your walls – is the key to successful organizing. channel your inner creativity with help from the crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores and add chic style to your storage with distressed wooden boxes hung to create artful, cubby shelves or this hanging bulletin board, which uses cleverly stylish clothespins and...
Get a Fresh Look with Easy Furniture Updates
...redecorating until you have a bigger budget. instead, you can give the furniture you already have a unique, fresh look at a fraction of the cost. these projects from the crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores show how easy it can be to transform a tired old desk or a basic dining chair into one-of-a-kind pieces that complement your space perfectly. find more ideas for crafty ways...
DIY Decor with Creative Containers
...form basic containers into pretty accent pieces that showcase your personal style. re-imagine plain glass jars by adding texture and color with a project created by the crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores. create a faux milk glass look and emulate the appearance of tree bark by simply using hot glue to make your design. finish with paint to match the palette of the room where yo...
A Crafty Storage Solution
...le. especially when surface space is at a premium, try turning to your walls for creative storage solutions. this whimsical organization board, a project designed by the crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores, lets you create a fully customized storage center to stash whatever you need. this design allows for everything from jewelry and charging cable storage to paper filing and pho...
Accents to Update Any Space
...d patterns. introduce a more luxurious look with this pillow trio featuring the new buttercream collection of continental craft components, finished home decor items, baking supplies and unique print fabrics create by and available only at jo-ann fabric and craft stores. find more inspiration for home updates with accent pieces you can make yourself at joann.com. buttercream stenciled art pi...
Kitchen Trends 9 Ideas for your Redesign
...anything without shame. even though they aren’t the “real thing”, they are the real deal when it comes to durability and style. tile for look-alikesdaltile offers look-alikes in wood, stone, cement, fabrics, and metallic. there are more and better options all the time so check out the current offerings and keep your eyes open for more to come. transitionaltransitional design takes bits of the cl...
Savvy Storage Advice for Renters
...ecurely clips to an existing wire or wood hang rod, but easily detaches if the need arises. the functional modern design features laminate shelves with a double-hang rod, and storage accessories like fabric bins and hanging organizers. the system is affordable and available in three finishes (white, dark cherry and chocolate), and the adjustable, double-hang rod can be positioned on either side to...
DIY Kids' Room Makeovers
... fresh, bright color palette that projects the excitement of youth and celebration. creative projects, such as these fun and functional storage crates and wall art from the crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores, give your child's room an instant burst of energy. you can further embellish the room's decor with more kid-friendly projects, such as painting unfinished wood frames in c...
Create a Crafty Bistro at Home
...end modern style and old world ambiance. an ombre dye effect creates a vivid impression on a simple arrangement of corks with the uncorked candle holder, a project from the crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores. burlap and jute detailing bring rustic flair. on the dinner table, every setting needs some sparkle. colorful beads shimmer between cork squares on artfully designed cork a...
Chase Chills Away with Cozy Crafts
... updating your favorite reading chair or couch with comfy new pillows that invite you to grab a blanket and burrow in tight. easy envelope pillow covers, a project from the crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores, combine velour and faux fur fabric for a great texture you can't wait to snuggle into. once you're tucked in tight, chase the chill away with a mug filled with your favorit...
Save on Splurge-Worthy Home Styles
...nd a material such as joint compound, you can easily - and relatively inexpensively - create a stucco surface that adds genuine texture you can see and feel. touchable textiles the use of diverse fabrics is an age-old method of introducing variety and polish to a well-decorated space. contemporary designers are looking to opulent options such as rich leather, suede and fur to create a high-end...
Smart Kids' Rooms that Grow with Time
...l palette that can change to reflect your child's personality as they grow. change up bedding and other decorative items. dress up cubbies and storage spaces with pops of color using handy closetmaid fabric drawers, which can be easily removed to encourage to help out at cleaning time. on the walls, avoid the cost and work of repainting to match each new look by using temporary adornments, such as...
Colorful Springtime Crafts - Easy projects add color to the home
...he outside world inside your home this season. the use of moss brings a full spectrum of gentle greens to your door or wall with this moss letter, a simple project from the crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores. with the use of just a few materials, you can showcase your love for mother nature with your own personalized touch. divine designs bring the signs of spring to life with ...
Organize Entryways with Decorative Storage
...color and flair. for example, closetmaid's decorative storage products are easy to assemble and come in a variety of configurations (three, six or nine cubes). pair the units with an array of colored fabric bins to create a custom solution that perfectly matches your decor. introduce a reminder area. consolidating items requiring action will help you keep on top of household deadlines and activ...
Colorful Autumn Additions
...eaves can only mean one thing - fall is around the corner. while dusting off your favorite sweaters and corduroys, don't forget to dress up your home décor as well. here are some tips from jo-ann fabric and craft stores to bring the cozy charm of autumn into your home: pull in nature this season is all about celebrating nature's bounty, so bring that celebration home. pumpkins and gourds o...
Create a Fully Loaded Laundry Room
...uch as metallic carbon, are gaining popularity. dispensing and stain removal advancements high-tech features, such as ge smartdispense, dole out the right amount of detergent based on soil level, fabric and cycle type. the feature can even store up to a two-month supply of laundry detergent and softener inside of the washer. a built-in stain removal guide tackles common clothing stains, such a...
Seaside Inspiration for the Home
...ring photo panel to underside of frame martha stewart crafts acrylic paint: gray wolf, porcelain doll, wedding cake, linen white household candle sandpaper: course and fine foam core board linen fabric batting or felt adhesive or tacky glue 1. attach hardware to frame for removable legs. 2. paint legs and frame gray wolf; apply 2 coats for good coverage. let dry. 3. rub candle onto all...
Create Budding Home Updates
...ate crafting time: 3-5 hours supplies and tools: scissors 26" hydrangea sprays jolee's jewels bicone/pearl combo: white offray 1/8" black ribbon offray 7/8" oatmeal ribbon black tassel fabric lampshade: cream sewing needle thread 1. remove individual blooms from hydrangea sprays. 2. sew crystals and pearls to centers of blooms. 3. hot glue blooms onto lampshade, slightl...
Clever Storage for Kids' Rooms
...e decorated. * place velcro strips on toys and on playroom walls. kids will enjoy sticking their toys to the wall, and you'll enjoy a cleaner play space. * get an unpainted wooden crate from jo-ann fabric and craft stores, and paint, stain or decoupage it with whimsical colors and designs. this fun dotty crate with drawer is a great way to give your child a fun and functional storage space ...
Spring Cleaning Shortcuts
... and solutions at www.windex.com. cleaning must-haves keep these items handy to make spring cleaning - and everyday cleaning - a breeze. -adhesive lint roller - great for quickly sprucing up fabric and upholstery. you can also use it to remove dust from lamp shades. -baking soda - helps neutralize odors in sinks, refrigerators, upholstery and carpets. -windex touch-up cleaner - a conve...
Adding a Little Luxury to Your Home
..., leather, linen or even vintage plaster. metallic paints can be used with stencils to create elegant patterns, or on textured wallpaper to create the look of antique tin ceiling tiles. textiles - fabrics are a great way to add color and texture to a room. browsing the remnant tables at a fabric store can lead you to some beautiful bargains. you can use remnants to recover pillows, add banding ...
Fresh Tips for Holiday Sparkle
... mask it. let the baking soda sit for 15 minutes before vacuuming away the excess baking soda. a guest-ready home * whether it's your holiday wardrobe or bed linens for out of town guests, keep fabrics looking fresh by adding 1 cup of baking soda to your laundry to make liquid detergent work harder. it will leave clothes cleaner and brighter! * don't forget the powder room. remove the di...
Four steps to a more beautiful bathroom
.... functional fashion just because your bathroom is small doesn't mean you need to sacrifice fashion for function. you can instantly bring style to the space by hanging an embroidered or textured fabric shower curtain in front of a neutral or clear shower liner. coordinating absorbent floor mats next to the bathtub and sink will prevent water damage while bringing flair to the room. and you'll...
Find Your Perfect Fit /Five Tips for Purchasing a Recliner
...onsider longevity. while you may be inclined to purchase a less expensive model, you want to ensure your investment is worth the cost of the recliner down the road. be sure to consider the quality of fabrics, leathers, woods and metals from which each recliner is composed, as well as the comfort of the piece. keep in mind that finding the proper fit will mean more comfort. and while quality reclin...
Simple Switches to Spruce Up Any Home
... simple, customizable diy design projects. "i like to think that small changes create a mighty wow factor in homes," says jamie wood, design expert and veccostudio.com blogger. "simple switches like fabrics and displaying seasonal collections in an interesting way elevate a space from common to highly creative." wood is big on swapping out to celebrate seasonality. the transformations happening ...
'Techorating' trend harmoniously marries technology and interior design
...colate brown) not only helps with distracting glares, but it also gives the illusion of depth to the space. similarly, dressing up bare walls, floors and wooden furniture with varying texture and fabrics such as area rugs and curtains can help absorb sound and improve the listening quality in a room. don't overdo it, though; too much carpeting and heavy curtains can make sound seem muffled. in...
A Beauty Routine for Your Furniture
...d prevent cracking and fading from sun damage. hutson recommends guardsman revitalizing lemon oil. * repair damage - always keep touch-up products handy to cover up scratches and minor blemishes. fabric upholstery care * proactively protect - spray fabric with a fabric protector that repels moisture and helps prevent food and beverage stains from bonding permanently to fibers. for the best pr...
What's Your Style? Fresh decorating ideas for your home.
...ngs you love to add elements that express your personality: feel connected to nature? display elements from nature to add earthy touches to a room. look for beautiful rocks and geodes. use natural fabrics, wood-wicked candles, and display sprigs of lavender and green leaves in ceramic vases or mason jars. scent: lavender & juniper berry. wish you could visit the mediterranean? freshen up sof...
Trend watch: Color and customization trends for your kitchen
...nd unexpected patterns. walls painted in neutral hues, and appliances and fixtures in monochromatic finishes, create a nice "blank canvas" that you can dress up with bold accessories or patterned fabrics. delta faucet recently launched an arctic stainless finish on its trinsic faucet, which features cool blue undertones, that coordinates well with new stainless steel appliances. if you wan...
Interior design trends: Easy seasonal changes refresh and revive your home
... pack away the sweaters and boots for lighter layers and brimmed hats. homeowners should embrace this same mindset - one where you pack away the heavy textures and colors of winter in favor of breezy fabrics and fun decor that inspire a fresh feeling in your house. break out of the winter gloom by making some simple changes to your home with bright, fresh decor. here are the top trends in inte...
Simple Tricks to Refresh Your Home
...l winter. to clean plastic blinds, add greased lightning to tub water. remove blinds and let them soak in the tub. clean them with a well-bristled brush, then let them dry and rehang them. * remove fabric window coverings and clean as needed. use a feather duster around window frames to remove cobwebs and dust. * freshen up carpets by sprinkling baking soda on them, letting it sit for 30 minute...
Need a Quick Room Makeover? Look to Lighting Solutions
...ever wonder how designers make the rooms you see in magazines or on decorating shows look so good? it doesn't always depend on paint colors or fabric choices. from fresh and airy, to intimate and cozy - and everything in between - lighting sets the tone of a room and should be an integral part of its design and layout. and you can make dramatic changes by doing something as easy as switching out a...
Simplifying Home Design with Technology
...their daily lives. one of these areas is home design. "home design and renovation can feel like a daunting task at the beginning of any project. whether creating floor plans or choosing colors and fabrics, there is a lot to think about," said sarah reep, director of designer relations and education at kraftmaid cabinetry. "luckily we're living in a digital age, and there are apps and online res...
Holiday Cleaning Hints
...nd makeup can build up. spruce up - fresh, neatly folded towels, scented hand soaps and a seasonal candle go a long way toward making a bathroom look and feel welcoming. living room freshen up fabrics - get pet hair off of upholstery with your favorite pet hair remover. vacuum upholstered surfaces, then spot clean and use a fabric freshener where needed. add a few seasonal pillows or throws...
Holiday TLC for Your Furniture
...s and conversation, so it's important to make seating extra comfortable. "protecting your sofa before spills happen is the key to a good defense," explains hutson. a quick treatment with a leather or fabric protector helps guard fabric upholstery and leather against spills and stains. be sure to fluff the cushions, add holiday accent pillows, and throw an oversized blanket over the back for that c...
Prep Your Home for Months Indoors
...last spring, but that doesn't mean they haven't been in contact with dust mites. remember to launder clothing before returning it to your closets, and take this opportunity to wash curtains and other fabric coverings. add one cup of baking soda to the wash for an added boost when trying to remove tough dirt and odors. for more helpful tips on using baking soda around the home, visit www.armand...
Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West Gets a Face-lift
...architect frank lloyd wright believed every element of the space he was creating should work together—from floor plan to fabric to furniture to floor covering. in fact, he once considered designing rugs and carpets for karastan. it was those early discussions that encouraged the frank lloyd wright foundation to choose a karastan product for the newly restored taliesin west, wright’s home in scotts...
Planning an Outdoor Oasis
...utiful ambience. * sound - add pleasing audio with outdoor stereo sound systems, trickling water features or even just simple wind chimes. * color - garden art, tablescapes, container plantings and fabric can put colorful finishing touches on your outdoor room. to use a free, online deck designer, and to learn more about fiberon outdoor products, visit www.fiberondecking.com...
The master suite: a haven within your home
...ommunication. consider such hues as dutch boy's gargoyle shadow, fresh linen, pursuit of happiness and piccolo. nothing ties a room together better than luxurious design elements like custom-made fabric headboards and coordinating bedding in silks, egyptian cottons and other natural fibers. think mix-and-match when it comes to furniture - eclecticism rules in 2011. the pervasive influence of s...
The ABC'S for Keeping the Home Healthier for Children
...ants that often trigger allergies, such as products made of feathers or down. use hypoallergenic pillows on your child's bed, and limit exposure to perfume, talcum powder, hair spray, air fresheners, fabric softeners or other strong odors or sprays. strong fragrances and odors may aggravate allergy symptoms, so be sure that children prone to allergies are not in the house when spraying fragrances ...
Freshen Your Look and Home This Spring
...orce ruffles. spring is all about feeling pretty and feminine, and designers are pumping up the volume with ruffles. whether on a throw pillow, journal or jacket, this season we'll be seeing gorgeous fabrics and textures draped and ruffled into fabulous creations. -revitalize home fragrance. glade limited edition spring collection fragrances refresh the home and wipe away the doldrums left behin...
The Art of Fine Furniture Design
...tic appearance of age. q. should furniture match interior colors? a. this can be very much a personal choice, but there are a few things to consider. warm color palettes for walls, flooring and fabrics can dictate the use of warm tones for wood finishes. likewise, a room's foundational cool tones are best paired with finishes in similar colors. mahogany, walnut, cherry, oak, alder and maple ...
Redoing a kid's room? Favorite cartoon characters make it easy
...e and to include your child's name, photo or any image. and, they're reusable, so if one child outgrows the look, you can easily remove the mural and reuse it in another child's room later on. 2. fabrics - you've probably seen bed sets that feature popular cartoon characters, and a comforter festooned with your daughter's favorite princess is sure to please her. but don't overlook other fabric...
Warm up your kitchen with cozy colors
...esigns ranging from clear reeded glass with copper metal, to clear antique glass with zinc black patina metal. textured glass styles are also available with shimmering special effects such as bronzed fabric. and with the popularity of mixed metals, feel free to introduce additional metallic elements such as a copper hood over the range or decorative hardware in contrasting metals. textures and...
TERAGREN® INTRODUCES NEW PORTFOLIO STRANDBAMBOO FLOATING FLOOR COLLECTION
... also launched the innovative new teragren™ color palette advisor. created to inspire consumers in how to design their rooms from the floor up, the simple guide demonstrates how eco-friendly paints, fabrics, tiles and textures can be combined to complement each of the floors in the portfolio collection. color palette suggestions include light, reflective and golden tones to complement hewn tawny...
HomerWood floors offer a blend of the handcrafted and the contemporary in new patterns and finishes
...ok of any space, and the new herringbone design gives a room a distinct and sophisticated look. in herringbone, the hardwood floor strips are laid in a diagonal zigzag plan that looks like a twilled fabric. this pattern can be put down in a traditional manner or in square modules, like a parquet design. “you can customize your homerwood floor with this elegant design,” said dawn mcelfresh, pr...
Green Your Clean
... dust and pollen. -use kitchen and exhaust fans to increase ventilation and reduce exposure to volatile organic compounds (vocs) that get released into the air. doing laundry. some detergents and fabric softeners can contain ingredients that can irritate sensitive skin. look for products that are made with plant-based cleaning ingredients and have been dermatologist-tested, such as green works...
Outdoor Rooms from Top to Bottom
...gazine, a leading outdoor design publication. "edges and boundaries created by foundations are the outdoor's answer to walls." outdoor product manufacturers offer exterior structures, furnishings, fabrics and designs to provide permanent enhancements that increase property values. through a recent partnership, the outdoor room innovators at walpole woodworkers and shadefx canopies unveiled vers...
Bright Ideas Getting Lighting Basics Right
...ur style. -some bulbs, such as ge reveal(r) incandescent and halogen bulbs, have neodymium in the glass. this rare earth element filters out dull yellow rays, making colors in artwork, wallpaper and fabric really stand out. -halogen produces bright, crisp white light, and is often used by designers. excellent for task lighting or special accent lighting to call attention to a favorite art piece....
Refresh Your Nest Affordable ways to liven up your home
...re livable finishes for busy families. and the look fits farmhouse style or urban loft with equal ease. ethnic inspiration far-reaching global influences are no longer far flung. ethnic-inspired fabrics are turning up all over in american homes. "the organic patterns, vibrant color palettes and handcrafted looks create an aura of sophisticated warmth," said smith. what to look for: motifs ins...
Modern Bliss Collection Video - Milliken Floor Covering
... sweater. a warm woolen blanket. the bold seams of a fitted jacket. these natural textiles encourage and enhance every part of our daily lives. and now, inspired by the familiar comfort of these very fabrics, milliken has created an all-new collection of high-end carpeting. with 5 textured patterns and 16 hue selections, modern bliss offers a serene carpet solution that is not only beautiful but ...
Solera™ Soft Shades Operation - Hunter Douglas
...learn about all of the operating systems available for solera™ soft shades. solera soft shades feature a unique cellular construction with a complete fabric offering in fashion forward colors, textures and patterns. for more information please visit hunterdouglas.co...
Alustra® Vignette® Modern Roman Shades Operation
...d back without gathers, cords or grommets, alustra vignette modern roman shades combine the elegance of a soft drapery with the function of a shade. exclusive features include a dramatic 6" fabric fold size and a fabric-covered headrail and bottom rail for a completely finished look...
Vignette® Duolite® Shades
...featuring an independently operated light-filtering front fabric and a room-darkening back panel combined together into one window treatment, vignette duolite® shades offer the ultimate control over light and privacy...
Silhouette® Window Shadings
...erating systems available for silhouette® window shadings. featuring the signature s-vane™, silhouette® window shadings from hunter douglas transform sunlight into remarkable beauty. soft fabric vanes are suspended between two sheers, diffusing softened light deep into your room....
appliqué
...A cut-out design or ornament in fabric or other material that is applied on top of another, larger surface. In wallcovering, cut-outs applied to plain, textured or figured backgrounds...
bolt
...A roll of fabric or wallcovering of a given length...
correlated
...Wallcoverings and fabrics designed to be used together. They are known as correlates or companions...
texture
...The tactile surface quality of wallcovering or fabric, perceived through touch...
vinyl laminate
...Vinyl laminated to either paper or fabric...
wall fabric
...A durable surface on a backing used to cover walls...
backing
...Fabrics and yarns that make up the back of the carpet as opposed to the carpet pile or face. In tufted carpet: Primary backing - A woven or nonwoven fabric in which the yarn is inserted by the tufting needles. Secondary backing - Fabric laminated to the back of the carpet to reinforce and increase dimensional stability. In woven carpet, the backing is the "construction yarns" which are inte...
cut pile
...A carpet fabric in which the face is composed of cut ends of pile yarn...
cut and loop
...A carpet fabric in which the face is composed of a combination of cut ends of pile yarns and loops...
fuzzing
...Hairy effect on fabric surface caused by fibers slipping out of the yarn with wear or wet cleaning...
luster
...Brightness or sheen of fibers, yarns, carpet or fabrics...
staple
...yarns are also called "staple" yarns. For carpet yarns spun on the common, modified worsted systems, most staple is six to eight inches long. Staple fiber may also be converted directly into nonwoven fabrics, such as needlepunched carpet...
tufted
...Carpet manufactured by the insertion of tufts of yarn through a carpet-backing fabric, creating a pile surface of cut and/or loop ends...
woven
...Carpet produced on a weaving loom in which the lengthwise yarns and widthwise yarns are interlaced to form the fabric, including the face and the backing...
atmospheric fading test
...A test that indicates a change of shade or hue of dyed fabric caused by a chemical reaction between certain dyes and acid gases. Recommended test methods for carpets (AATCC 129 - Ozone and AATCC 164 - Oxides of Nitrogen) would specify a minimum rating, after two cycles, of no less than International Gray Scale for Color Change rating of 3...
bleeding
...Loss of color by a fabric or yarn when immersed in water or a solvent, as a result of improper dyeing or the use of dyes of poor quality. Fabrics that bleed will stain white or lightly shaded fabrics that come in contact with them when wet...
crockfastness
...The resistance of transfer of colorant from the surface of a colored yarn or fabric to another surface, or to an adjacent area of the same fabric, principally by rubbing...
crocking
...The removal of dye from a fabric by rubbing. Crocking can be caused by insufficient dye penetration or fixation, the use of improper dyes or dyeing methods, or insufficient washing and treatment after the dyeing operation. Crocking can occur under dry or wet conditions...
fiber
...A unit of matter, either natural or man-made, which forms the basic element of fabrics. The term refers to units which can be spun into a yarn or felting and can be processed by weaving, tufting, knitting or fusion bonding. Important properties include elasticity, fineness, uniformity, durability, soil resistance, luster, and denier...
fusion bonding
...Fabrication of carpet for a 6-foot-wide or modular tile. It uses a thermoplastic process that implants yarn in a liquid vinyl compound to two backing materials in a sandwich configuration. A knife splits the sandwich to create two carpets simultaneously. Spun yarn is used in this process, and only cut pile carpets are produced...
knitting
...A fabrication process comprised of interlacing yarns in a series of connected loops with needles. Some carpet is produced by knitting, but it is generally categorized as woven carpet. In carpet knitting, as in weaving, pile and backing are produced simultaneously. Multiple sets of needles interlace pile, backing and stitching yarns in one operation...
yarn
...A continuous strand of fibers used in tufting, weaving and bonding to form carpet and other fabrics. Carpet yarn is often plied and may be either spun staple or continuous filament...
hooked rug
...Rugs made by pulling yarns or fabric strips through a mesh backing. Many are designed in various colors to create a scene or design...
tufted rug
...A mechanically assisted technique for manufacturing rugs in which tufts of wool are punched through base fabric to color in a silk screen design painted on the base. The back of the base is then painted with thick Latex glue and covered with a sacking material. Mostly this method is used in China to produce inexpensive versions of their handknotted rugs...
chenille
...A soft tufted cord of silk, cotton, or worsted used in embroidery or for fringing.Fabric made of this cord, commonly used for bedspreads or rugs...
velvet
...A soft fabric, such as silk, rayon, or nylon, having a smooth, dense pile and a plain underside...
warps
...A weaving term for yarns in woven fabrics and carpets which run in the machine direction (or lengthwise). Warp yarns are usually delivered to a weaving loom from a beam mounted behind the loom. Woven carpets usually have three sets of warp yarns, which may be wound on three loom beams. These include stuffer warp for lengthwise strength and stiffness, pile warp which forms the carpet surface tufts,...
woven carpet
...es and backing yarns called warp yarns. These yarns are locked in with the weft yarns. Warp stuffer yarns are included to provide extra stability. Weaving is a slower, more expensive, labor-intensive fabrication method than tufting. Woven carpet is distinguished by intricate patterns and tailored, controlled textures...
tuft
...A cluster of yarns drawn through a fabric and projecting from the surface in the form of cut yarns or loops. (See also Cut pile, Cut and loop pile, Level loop pile, Loop pileand Multilevel loop pile...
tufting
...loopers on the underside of the backing material and which remain loops in level or textured loop carpet. Alternatively, the loops are tufted and cut with knives to create cut pile carpet. The tufted fabric is then coated with an adhesive to adhere a secondary back to provide durability and stability...
mohair
...Mohair is from the angora goat and is highly resilient and strong. Mohair’s luster, not softness, determines its value. Mohair is used in home decorating fabrics as well as garment fabrics including tropical worsteds...
camel hair
...om the undercoat of the camel. Camel’s hair can be used alone but is most often combined with fine wool for overcoating, topcoating, sportswear and sports hosiery. Because of the beauty of the color, fabrics containing camel’s hair are usually left in the natural camel color or dyed a darker brown. Light weight and soft, it is said that a 22 oz. camel fabric is as warm as a 32 oz. woolen fabric...
cashmere
...Cashmere is from the Kasmir goat down. Separation of the soft fibers from the long, coarse hair is tedious and difficult, contributing to the expense of the fabric. The soft hair is woven or knitted into fine garments and can also be blended with silk, cotton, or wool...

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