Upholstery Fabrics

Upholstery Fabrics Canada

Equus Fabrics is a family on Canadian business that also specializes in upholstery ranging from both high-end luxury to affordable fabrics.

Our upholstery collection is now available online where you can find anything from velvet’s to vinyls. Though, you might be more impressed with creating your own upholstery fabrics with our custom print line.

In this article we will help you better understand how to find the right upholstery, our custom print line and what we have to offer.

Finding the Right Designer Upholstery

Choosing the perfect designer upholstery might seem like a task, but if you follow these simple steps you will feel more confident in your choice.

For high-traffic areas, opt for durable materials like microfiber or leather that can withstand the pressure. Ask about the double rub count ensuring it can withstand daily wear.

Keep in mind about the resistance to stains and fading, especially if the upholstery will be exposed to sunlight. Additionally, consider the maintenance requirements of the fabric.

Remember, don’t forget to touch and feel the fabric. While a fabric might look nice it can be very uncomfortable to sit on. Comfortability is key especially for a sofa or restaurant.

Lastly, ask if the upholstery is environmentally friendly.

Thinking About Custom Printing on Your Upholstery Fabric?

Equus offers a unique service for by custom printing on your upholstery fabric.

Our custom printed upholstery fabrics have over 200,000 double rubs and different varieties to choose from.

Choosing from our line of upholstery base clothes we can create magic in a matter of days.  The process of dye sublimation brings your creative spark to life and giving you exactly what you want.

Types of Upholstery Fabrics and Uses

Upholstery fabrics come in a diverse array of types so make sure you choose the one that is best suited for your home.

  • Cotton: Breathable and versatile, cotton suits various styles but may wrinkle and fade over time.
  • Linen: Lightweight with a natural luster, linen exudes elegance but can wrinkle easily and soil quickly.
  • Wool: This is luxurious and durable, wool is resistant to wrinkles and soil, albeit at a higher price point.
  • Leather: Timeless and durable, leather ages gracefully but demands special care for maintenance.
  • Microfiber: A more budget-friendly option with a suede-like feel, microfiber is stain-resistant and easy to clean.
  • Velvet: Plush and luxurious, velvet adds richness to décor but requires meticulous maintenance.
  • Polyester: Durable and fade-resistant, polyester is budget-friendly but may not breathe as well as natural fibers.
  • Acrylic: Resistant to wear and sunlight, acrylic provides an affordable alternative with a wool-like appearance.
  • Rayon: Mimicking the feel of silk or wool, rayon is affordable but prone to wrinkles and fading.

Shop Online Upholstery Canada

Equus also gives you the ability to shop directly online for your upholstery needs.

Our extensive showroom is now available for you to browse though.

Interesting Brief History Through Upholstery fabrics.

Originating centuries ago, upholstery fabrics played a vital role in both Eastern and Western cultures. From intricate tapestries in ancient China to lavish textiles in medieval Europe, upholstery fabrics evolved as symbols of luxury.

During the Renaissance, Italian cities like Venice and Florence became epicenters of upholstery fabric production, contributing to the fabric’s association with opulence. The Industrial Revolution later democratized access, making upholstery fabrics more widely available.

Today, the legacy continues, with upholstery fabrics combining timeless appeal and contemporary style. From their ancient origins to modern applications, these fabrics remain a cornerstone of interior design, reflecting a journey through cultures and epochs.

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