Tapestries

Tapestries

Tapestry is a heavy textile with a woven design, often made of cotton or linen blends and sometimes including gold or silver thread.

Also referred to as Jacquard, due to its woven design, tapestry is ideal for heavier upholstery projects including curtains, blinds, bed heads, wall hangings and more. At Spotlight, choose from a range of classic and contemporary tapestry designs suitable for all areas of your home, as well as for a variety of craft projects.

All tapestry fabrics are available by the metre, but remember to allow for pattern matching on larger designs.

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  •   Cities Tapestry

    Cities Tapestry

    There are many varieties of tapestries weaves, which have different end uses. The designs range from contemporary, classic, traditional and quirky. Cities Tapestry is ideal for curtains, wall hangings, bed heads, cushions, table runners and furniture.

    Was: $19.99

    Now: $11.99


  •   Toucan Tapestry

    Toucan Tapestry

    This Toucan Tapestry makes a lovely addition to your projects! There are many varieties of tapestries weaves, which have different end uses. The designs range from contemporary, classic, traditional and quirky. Tapestries weave is ideal for curtains, wall hangings, bed heads, cushions, table runners...

    Was: $19.99

    Now: $11.99


  •   Floral Cottage Tapestry

    Floral Cottage Tapestry

    There are many varieties of tapestries weaves, which have different end uses. The designs range from contemporary, classic, traditional and quirky. Floral Cottage Tapestry is ideal for curtains, wall hangings, bed heads, cushions, table runners and furniture.

    Was: $29.99

    Now: $17.99


  • Guards Tapestry

    Guards Tapestry

    There are many varieties of tapestries weaves, which have different end uses. The designs range from contemporary, classic, traditional and quirky. Guards Tapestry is ideal for curtains, wall hangings, bed heads, cushions, table runners and furniture.

    Was: $14.99

    Now: $8.99



  •   Fern Tapestry

    Fern Tapestry

    There are many varieties of tapestries weaves, which have different end uses. The designs range from contemporary, classic, traditional and quirky. Fern Tapestry is ideal for curtains, wall hangings, bed heads, cushions, table runners and furniture.

    Was: $29.99

    Now: $17.99


  • Shells Tapestry

    Shells Tapestry

    There are many varieties of tapestries weaves, which have multiple end uses. The designs range from contemporary, classic, traditional and quirky. Tapestries weave is ideal for curtains, wall hangings, bed heads, cushions, table runners and furniture.

    Reg: $15.00 per metre


  •   Hippie Tapestry

    Hippie Tapestry

    There are many varieties of tapestries weaves, which have different end uses. The designs range from contemporary, classic, traditional and quirky. Hippie Tapestry is ideal for curtains, wall hangings, bed heads, cushions, table runners and furniture.

    Was: $29.99

    Now: $17.99


  •   Gardene Tapestry Fabric

    Gardene Tapestry Fabric

    The Gardene Tapestry Fabric has a contemporary design, which have different end uses. Tapestry weaves are ideal for curtains, wall hanging and furniture covers.

    Was: $29.99

    Now: $17.99



  • Geisha Tapestry Fabric

    Geisha Tapestry Fabric

    The Geisha Tapestry Fabric has a contemporary design, which have different end uses. Tapestry weaves are ideal for curtains, wall hanging and furniture covers.

    Reg: $15.00 per metre


  •   Ember Tapestry

    Ember Tapestry

    Bring some life back into your worn or dated furniture or customise your decorative creations with the Ember Tapestry. Durable and versatile, tapestry is perfect for furniture and DIY projects around the house. Shop the complete range of stunning upholstery fabrics online.

    Was: $29.99

    Now: $17.99


  •   Marseille Tapestry

    Marseille Tapestry

    Bring some life back into your worn or dated furniture or customise your decorative creations with the Marseille Tapestry. Durable and versatile, tapestry is perfect for furniture and DIY projects around the house. Shop the complete range of stunning upholstery fabrics online.

    Was: $29.99

    Now: $17.99


  •   Starfish Tapestry

    Starfish Tapestry

    Bring some life back into your worn or dated furniture or customise your decorative creations with the Starfish Tapestry. Durable and versatile, tapestry is perfect for furniture and DIY projects around the house. Shop the complete range of stunning upholstery fabrics online.

    Was: $29.99

    Now: $17.99



  •   Hibiscus Tapestry

    Hibiscus Tapestry

    Bring some life back into your worn or dated furniture or customise your decorative creations with the Hibiscus Tapestry. Durable and versatile, tapestry is perfect for furniture and DIY projects around the house. Shop the complete range of stunning upholstery fabrics online.

    Was: $29.99

    Now: $17.99


  •   Sparro Tapestry

    Sparro Tapestry

    Bring some life back into your worn or dated furniture or customise your decorative creations with the Sparro Tapestry. Durable and versatile, tapestry is perfect for furniture and DIY projects around the house. Shop the complete range of stunning upholstery fabrics online.

    Was: $29.99

    Now: $17.99


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Can I purchase tapestry fabrics at Spotlight?

Yes, Spotlight has a range of tapestry fabrics on offer. Tapestry, sometimes also referred to as Jacquard due to its woven design, can be used for many different upholstery projects as well as for curtains, cushion covers, wall hangings, bed heads, and even tablecloths and table runners. Some people even use tapestry fabrics to make handbags and waistcoats, so let your creativity guide you when it comes to using tapestry fabrics.

What is the background of tapestry fabrics?

Tapestry is a woven fabric, often with intricate designs, and sometimes incorporating gold or silver thread for added effect. In the past, tapestries used to be large wall hangings, often depicting a story or a description of a particularly important event. Wall hangings were very popular, not only because of the way they looked but also because of their insulating properties against cold, stone walls. Tapestries have been around since the 3rd century BC, although it took until the 14th century for tapestry making to become established in Europe, where it was carried out in France and Belgium. Later, William Morris revived the style in the UK.

What types of tapestry fabrics can I purchase at Spotlight?

Here at Spotlight, find a number of different styles of tapestry fabrics, from traditional cottage style floral tapestries to contemporary tapestries with text, images and contemporary designs. It is important to keep in mind that if you are using tapestry fabric with a large design, you may need to allow extra fabric for pattern matching if your upholstered object features seams. Smaller designs usually have a smaller pattern match, although some will still need an allowance of one to two feet (30 - 60 cm) before an exact pattern match can be established.

How do I care for tapestry fabric?

Tapestry fabric can be brushed or vacuum cleaned to get rid of dust and dry dirt, and there are special fabric upholstery cleaners that can be applied to stains on tapestry fabrics. It is always worth trying a small unobtrusive patch first, to make sure there is no loss of colour when applying the chemical. Larger pieces of tapestry fabric should be dry cleaned rather than washed in a machine, as this can cause loss of shape due to the fairly loose weave of the fabric.

Does Spotlight sell other fabrics too?

Yes, if you are looking for upholstery fabrics, take a look at our ranges of plain and patterned upholstery fabrics, as well as our curtain and blind fabrics. These are just some of the many different types of fabric that Spotlight has on offer, in combination with lining fabrics, accessories, trim, sewing essentials, and more that you can find in our sewing range, to complete your upholstery or another interior design project.

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