Much like in the case of curtain fabrics, you need to consider the utility of the furniture before choosing your fabric. People with children and pets in their home need to be extra careful about choosing resilient fabric for their furniture. Here are a few that will make your lives infinitely easier.
Jute: Jute is one of the most toughest fabric available in the market. Extremely resistant to wear, tear and pets, this fabric can last for ages with a little care from your side. The only trouble – supply. This is not a commonly available material. If you can get your hands on this amazing fabric, not only will this last long, it will also provide some interesting texture to your space.
Cotton: This is one of the most common and economical fabric in the market. This fabric also offers a versatility rarely found in other fabrics. Not only can you find a wide variety of designs to suit different color schemes, but cotton fabrics are also exceptionally easy to handle. Practical, long-lasting and economical – no wonder this a household favorite when it comes to furnishing!
Linen: Linen is another ‘strong’ fabric that you can use. Although very similar to cotton, this fabric can crease quite easily. So unless you are a fan of the ‘crumbled-look’ stay away from it.
Artificial Fabrics: Artificial fabrics are perhaps the cheapest and most lasting of the lot. And the technological leaps in today’s world has presented us with a wide-blowing variety of such fabrics, to suit every need, occasion and budget!