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 now must be 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. There are natural as well as synthetic materials in use in making them. 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. You can have the fixed ones as glued or sewed upon the furnishings. The most reliable fabrics for this include acrylic and velvet. They look great and tend to last long.
As for the windows, they are accessorized using curtains, drapes, blinds, among others. In this category, you will find plenty of choices regarding fabrics. The most common ones are 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. 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 consist of excess bed sheets and pillowcases, bedspreads, quilt covers, duvet covers, cushions, blankets, mattresses, bed throws, sofa throws, among others. 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. The blankets rely on wool, acrylic fiber, as well as acrylic polyester fiber blends.
Bathroom textiles consists of the shower curtains, bathrobes, bath mats, bath rugs, towels, among others. When you buy the shower curtains, ensure they are waterproof. It is better when they are made from plastic coated textiles of either woven or non-woven fabric.
Table linen and other examples of tablecloths consist of table mats, napkins, placemats, chair covers, chair mats, pads, table runners, coasters, and others. Coasters are normally made from jute, leather, plastic, and silk satin.
Rugs and carpets have always been important additions to the floor covering. There are the traditional choices of woolen and silk carpets. There is the emergence of coir carpets, hand knotted and jute carpets.