Choosing your fabrics
Picking that perfect shape is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to creating your dream sofa, armchair or bed.
Now you’ve chosen a style and size that ticks all the boxes, we’re going to help you find an equally fabulous upholstery fabric to suit your needs. Our stores have an abundance of shapes for you to choose, from a large corner sofa to a small velvet armchair. The choice really is yours.
A little tip we give all our customers is to measure your space where your couch will go to make sure it fits. After all nobody wants to buy their perfect piece of furniture, only to find it doesn't fit in your home.
Browse our concise collection of ‘House Fabric Designs’ online and order your free sample swatches or explore what’s on offer from the UK’s best designer textile houses in one of our 12 nationwide showrooms.
Our house materials all have two things in common: Exceptional Quality and Reasonable Pricing. You can upholster your armchair, couch or bed in anything from a hardwearing velvet fabric to a luxurious linen textile. We are confident you will love our upholstery fabrics so much you may not want to leave our showrooms.
Whichever range you choose, our interior design consultants are on hand to help you find just what you’re looking for and offer free interior design advice.
Whether you’re looking for a classic Liberty Velvet, a hard-wearing Harris Tweed, or something for a fast fashion fix from the likes of Designers Guild, our sofa stores are full of fabric books for you to rummage through.
If you are stuck for ideas, why not pop into one of our showrooms and let us help you with your fabric design. After all we do have over 30 years of experience with upholstery fabrics. Whilst in store you will find some of the finest designer materials all laid out so you can touch feel and even sit on them. Which will ensure you get the perfect textile for your home.
We’ll even provide the coffee while you kick back and explore your options from luxury velvet paterns, to something a little more traditional like linen.
All of our sofa fabrics have been hand selected and believe us when we say, no stone has been left unturned when it comes to choosing complimentary covers.
From hand printed patterns from far-flung shores to wonderful wools, woven right here in the UK, we’ve got it covered. We believe no one should accept poor quality fabrics any more. That's why we source from all over the world, to bring normally out of reach linens, velvets and cottons to every home in Britain.
Design your own sofa
And if all that isn’t enough, our super easy to use Design Your Own Sofa software could show you exactly what your sofa will look like in your uniquely chosen fabric before you buy – total peace of mind.,
Now anyone really can build your own couch in minutes online. We can then take your design to a fully fledged piece of furniture you will love and cherish for years to come.
British at its best. Ian Mankin are best known for stripes, tickings and plains in soft colours,all woven in Lancashire - think candy canes on Christmas trees or deckchairs on beaches.
Classic Liberty prints on rich, opulent velvets or the subtlest of linens. A Liberty fabric is sure to be around for generations to come.
Zoffany creates collections with luxury and heritage at their core. Rich colours and distinctive prints combine to create glamorous interiors.
Osbourne and Little
Osborne and Little combine trend setting design with a hint of the exotic. Think of parrots and palm trees on soft velvets mixed with complimentary collections of plains and softly patterned weaves.
"Our showroom visit was impressive. We were welcomed, given cups of tea, advice when we wanted it but left alone to try, feel, sit on and sift through samples. We loved the choices available and were able to translate our requirements into reality."
MRS V HOWSE, LEEDS