We offer the best range of upholstery fabric and materials, from natural linen to high quality cotton. Discover more colours and styles at Spotlight!

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Can I purchase upholstery fabrics from Spotlight?

Yes, you can. Whether you are upcycling tired old furniture or creating something from scratch, these fabrics have been chosen to be in this collection as they are ideal for your upholstery projects. Upholstery refers to the fabric padding, webbing and springs that are used to cover chairs, sofas, and other furniture. It has been a process that has developed over hundreds of years, and re-upholstering furniture is a great way to transform the look of your home, without breaking the bank. Get inspiration and discover our extensive collection of upholstery fabric online or at your local Spotlight store and find hundreds of fabulous fabrics at our guaranteed low prices.

What is included in this range?

This range includes the selection of upholstery fabrics that we have available at Spotlight, with an assortment of different materials available in a wide variety of colours, patterns and styles. With everything from leather to linen, vinyl to muslin, cotton to canvas - find all manner of upholstery fabrics for your project. If you are looking to give your furniture a new lease of life or if you are creating something for scratch, we are confident that you will discover the right fabric for you in this selection. However, if you cannot find the right pattern, colour, or material for your project right here, check out our enormous collection of fabrics at Spotlight. We have material for just about every purpose, from the floatiest of gauze and chiffon to utility fabrics that will stand up to the elements. Plus, with our guaranteed low prices across the entire range, get the best of fabric at the best prices at Spotlight.

How do I choose the right upholstery fabric for me?

Whilst this does depend on what you are making, the intended room decor, and the overall feeling that you are trying to achieve. Upholstery fabrics are often measured by the Martindale Fabric Test, which categorises them as being light, domestic or commercial. Light, which is sometimes referred to as decorative, is not advised for general use but could be the perfect choice for curtains and accent. This also includes light domestic fabrics that are suitable for use on more decorative pieces of furniture, which does not get used often. Alternatively, domestic upholstery fabrics are perfect for upholstering the main furniture in your house and are suitable for pieces that are used every day. However, these are not recommended for any furniture that moves, such as recliners, or one with a fixed seat or back, as these could place too much stress on the fabric. Finally, commercial upholstery fabric is the strong stuff, and it can withstand being used for high traffic areas, is durable, and

Is there anything else I need to consider when reupholstering furniture?

Colour, pattern and texture are vital considerations, and your newly upholstered fabric should fit with your interior design. Consider whether you would prefer a colour that complements the scheme or something bright and colourful, a traditional pattern or a contemporary option, and the mixture of textures that are already apparent in the space. It is also important to consider the item that you are upholstering if it is likely to be used frequently, a more durable fabric that is easier to clean may be a better suit. Shop fabric protectors at Spotlight to help keep marks on your newly upholstered furniture at bay.



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