Currently we offer 3 types of Fire Retardant Fabrics: 10.10oz FR Sunforger, 18oz Industrial Vinyl, and 12oz Duvetyne. They each meet the NFPA-701 requirements. We get a lot of questions about what fire retardant actually means, so here is a simple quick video that shows what our Fire Retardant fabrics do when held to a flame.Continue reading "Burn Test: 3 Fire Retardant Wholesale Fabrics"
There are only a couple of places in the world making 100% solution dyed acrylic fabric. It is the most popular fabric for UV-protected marine applications. This material fits the bill for everything you need a fabric to be for awnings and umbrellas. It is mildew and water repellent. The colors are vibrant and will [...]Continue reading "Best New Outdoor Fabric for Awnings and Umbrellas"
When it comes to slipcovers, light and natural are still top choices. There is nothing more satisfying than seeing a sofa with a busy dated print transformed by a custom slipcover into a clean modern look! Most of our upholstery fabrics are suitable for a slip cover, but there are a few that always stand [...]Continue reading "All About Slipcovers: Top 5 Fabrics with Video Tutorial"
I get a kick out of buying Made in the USA products whenever possible. Unfortunately, the opportunity is rare. If you have ever had high hopes of producing a made in the USA product, the sourcing process can be a huge bummer. Once you have reasoned that you are willing to pay a bit more [...]Continue reading "Made in the USA Cotton Fabrics: July SALE"
The discount fabric category in our store in growing and growing! We have added MANY new things and want to spread the word! If you buy fabric on a regular basis it is worth taking a look! The biweekly newsletter is the best way to find out about these deals first. It has become almost [...]Continue reading "Just a Good Ole’ Summer Sale! A list of 6 Great Fabric Steals!"
Have you ever searched for waterproof fabrics? It can be very confusing and frustrating. This is because there are so many options in textiles today from water resistant, water repellent and waterproof. Everyone just wants to keep the moisture out, but depending on your project requirements, there are many options & finishes to consider. One [...]Continue reading "8 Factors to Consider When Sourcing A Durable Water Repellent Fabric"
#1 Cotton Duck is cool, but #4 is way cooler. Big Duck Canvas offers both, but we recommend #4 far more because of all the available width options from 24" up to 120" and many in between. I have personally used #4 for my own projects more than any of our other products. The [...]Continue reading "#4 Cotton Duck : Cleaning, Wrinkles,and Project Ideas for One of our Heaviest Fabrics"
Waxed Canvas is our most expensive canvas fabric per yard. We strive to offer fabrics that are the best prices around and we knew waxed canvas would be more expensive to offer. After experimenting with several different wax finishes we finally found one that we feel is worth the added cost. It is amazing and [...]Continue reading "Waxed Canvas is the New Leather"
We have posted about this topic before on our blog, but with our Discount Category growing weekly with great new bargain fabrics, we want everyone to know exactly what they are getting when they purchase fabrics from this category. 1. A KILLER DEAL. All of the fabrics we offer are listed at the lowest prices [...]Continue reading "A Guide to Buying Wholesale Factory Seconds & Closeout Fabric"
It can be challenging to source USA Made Fabric. We have been working hard on offering more Made in the USA fabrics and finally last week we launched THREE Cotton Fabrics all completely made in the USA. They are a 7oz Cotton Duck, 10oz cotton Duck and a 12oz Bull Denim. More is coming [...]Continue reading "Sourcing Cotton Fabrics in the USA? We have it!"