Home owners seem to have found a new fondness for the home furnishings they put in their houses. More people are looking to ensure they have the best feeling material in their houses. They want them in attractive colors, designs, and textures. Textile manufacturers are realizing this increased demand and are now providing them with more options than before.
Home textiles are usually those that are used in the manufacture of these home furnishing and accessories. This range covers a wide range of the functional and decorative items you see in a house. You will find the use of natural and synthetic fabrics in their making. Home furnishings and the accompanying accessories are commonly made from fabrics such as silk, cotton, jute rayon, wool, nylon, polyester, satin, organza, organdy, and such.
Upholstery fabrics are for cushioning and covering furniture. You will find them either fixed in place, or loose. You can have the fixed ones as glued or sewed upon the furnishings. There is a wide application of acrylic and velvet. They are known for their durability and great appearance.
For the windows, they have curtains, drapes, blinds, and others. There is a wide range of fabrics that can be used to make them. There is mostly the reliance on cotton, flax, wool, silk, and acrylic. Of late, there has been the adoption of flame retardant material such as modacrylic fiber, viscose, PVC in their manufacture. You will also find some blinds that allow some light into the room, while others that do not allow any light through. 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. For the bed choices, acrylic, viscose, silk, and blends are the most preferred fabrics. For the quilted textiles, PET fiber is the most commonly used. 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. As you are buying your shower curtains, you need to ensure that they are water proof. Plastic coated textiles made of woven and non-woven fabrics are ideal for this.
Table linen and another type of tablecloths deal with things like table mats, napkins, placemats, chair covers, chair mats, pads, table runners, coasters, and the like. For coasters, jute, leather, plastic, and silk satin, are the most commonly used materials.
Rugs and carpets have always been important additions to the floor covering. There are the traditional choices of woolen and silk carpets. Some other categories are coming up, such as coir carpets, hand knotted and jute carpets.