Home owners seem to have found a new fondness for the home furnishings they put in their houses. More people wish to have the best when it comes to these materials. They want them in attractive colors, designs, and textures. Textile manufacturers have seen the growing demand and are dedicating their efforts towards the provision of the very best alternatives.
Home textiles are primarily concerned with the production of fabrics to be used for all the house needs. There is a wide range of these functional and decorative pieces to be covered under this category. You will find the use of natural and synthetic fabrics in their making. Home furnishing and accessories rely heavily on textiles fabrics such as silk, cotton, jute rayon, wool, nylon, polyester, satin, organza, organdy, to name a few.
Upholstery fabrics are for cushioning and covering furniture. You will find them either fixed in place, or loose. The fixed can either be glued or sewed on. The most reliable fabrics for this include acrylic and velvet. They are known for their durability and great appearance.
The windows rely on curtains, drapes, blinds and such for their covering. There is a wide range of fabrics that can be used to make them. The most common ones are cotton, flax, wool, silk, and acrylic. There has been a recent development of flame retardant curtains made from modacrylic fiber, viscose, PVC, and other materials. There are some blinds designed to let in some light, while most of them do not. Those made of cotton offer total blackouts.
Bed linen and bed textiles deals with products such as excess bed sheets and pillowcases, bedspreads, quilt covers, duvet covers, cushions, blankets, mattresses, bed throws, sofa throws, and the like. The bed selection is usually made from acrylic, viscose, silk, and blends. The quilted textiles are mostly from PET fiber. Blankets are commonly made of wool, acrylic fiber, as well as acrylic polyester fiber blends.
Bathroom textiles is concerned with the shower curtains, bathrobes, bath mats, bath rugs, towels, and others. When you buy the shower curtains, ensure they are waterproof. Plastic coated textiles made of woven and non-woven fabrics are ideal for this.
Table linen and other forms of tablecloths are mainly the table mats, napkins, placemats, chair covers, chair mats, pads, table runners, coasters, to name a few. For coasters, jute, leather, plastic, and silk satin, are the most commonly used materials.
Rugs and carpets are the preferred coverings for most of our floors. There are the traditional choices of woolen and silk carpets. You will also find coir, hand knotted, as well as jute carpets.