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 will not settle for anything less than the best colors, designs, and textures. Textile manufacturers are thus stepping up to the challenge and producing the right materials for making these items.
Home textiles are usually those that are used in the manufacture of these home furnishing and accessories. This category entails all the functions as well as decorative pieces that are found in a residence. You will find the use of natural and synthetic fabrics in their making. Home furnishings will depend mostly on textile fabrics like silk, cotton, jute rayon, wool, nylon, polyester, satin, organza, organdy, among others.
You will find upholstery fabrics being used mainly in the covering of furniture. There are permanent and loose coverings. You can have the fixed ones as glued or sewed upon the furnishings. Acrylic and velvet seem to be the most popular in this category. 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. The most common ones are cotton, flax, wool, silk, and acrylic. There has been a recent development of flame retardant curtains made from modacrylic fiber, viscose, PVC, and other materials. You will also find some blinds that allow some light into the room, while others that do not allow any light through. You will get total darkness when you use those made of cotton.
Bed linen and bed textiles cover the range of excess bed sheets and pillowcases, bedspreads, quilt covers, duvet covers, cushions, blankets, mattresses, bed throws, sofa throws, to name a few. The bed subcategory reels on acrylic, viscose, silks, and blends for their manufacture. Quilted textiles rely on PET fiber as the base. You will find most of the blankets manufactured from 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. Plastic coated textiles made of woven and non-woven fabrics are ideal for this.
Table linen and other forms of tablecloths are mainly the table mats, napkins, placemats, chair covers, chair mats, pads, table runners, coasters, to name a few. Coasters are normally made from jute, leather, plastic, and silk satin.
The floors are then covered with rugs and carpets. Wool and silk are the most popular choices. Some other categories are coming up, such as coir carpets, hand knotted and jute carpets.