Sofa fabric is a collective name or abbreviation for various main coverings used in the sofa manufacturing process.
According to different ingredients
Can be divided into polyester, cotton, linen and so on. Take polyester fabrics as an example, it can also be divided into suede, super soft velvet, corduroy, chenille, etc.
Classified by raw material composition
There are cotton, linen, chemical fiber. And there are many kinds of chemical fiber, including polyester, acrylic, viscose, rayon and so on. Many chemical fiber fabrics are mixed with several ingredients. As for silk and wool, they are very rare.
Follow the dyeing method
There are dyed and yarn-dyed ones. Dyeing is to weave the cloth first, and then dye the color; for yarn-dyed weaving, dye the yarn with the color first, and then weave. Regardless of the composition of the cloth, it can be made into dyed cloth or yarn-dyed cloth. Generally, the monochromatic ones are basically dyed cloth, and the non-monochromatic ones are all yarn-dyed cloth.
According to the type of yarn
There are also spun suede, chenille yarn and so on. Imitation suede is a kind of fabric that looks like suede, the composition is all polyester, there are many in the market. Chenille yarn is a relatively thick yarn that looks fluffy. The cloth woven from chenille is collectively called chenille. There are many kinds of ingredients. Both polyester and viscose can be made into chenille. This kind of cloth is thicker and has a rougher style. There are also more in the market. The fabric ingredients told to you in the store are basically mixed with various names, not according to a unified standard. Common ones are suede, chenille, yarn-dyed cloth, cotton cloth, and linen cloth. These fabrics are not good or bad, but each has different characteristics.
Sort by price
For fabrics of the same weight, polyester is the cheapest, cotton is more expensive, and linen is much more expensive. But many yarn-dyed fabrics or chenille fabrics are heavier and thicker, so the price will be higher.
Different fabrics are suitable for different styles of sofas. Modern styles and sofas with stronger lines are more suitable for cotton or linen; the more classical styles use chenille and yarn-dyed fabrics.