The newest innovations in Marine & Awning Canvas are here! SeaDuck Fabric Marine & Awning Textile Solutions sold exclusively by Big Duck Canvas. The 100% Solution dyed acrylic yarns are sourced from Dolan, the leading manufacturer in the world of acrylic yarns. Dolan is well known in the industry for producing the most vibrant long [...]Continue reading "In with the NEW! SeaDuck Marine & Awning Fabric"
Clear Vinyl comes in handy in so many outdoor applications. 20 gauge is the perfect weight to sew yet outdoor projects. Our clear vinyl is double polished for the best clarity available! It is also fire retardant and mildew proof. Check out our quick little video to take a closer look at the material. Let [...]Continue reading "Clear Vinyl for Boats & Tents!"
In a recent video we used Outdura Marine & Awning Canvas to recover a chair for outdoor use. This approach will work on any sling back beach chair. Outdura fabric has 10 year warranty, so it was our first choice for long lasting results! Materials Used: Outdura Marine & Awning Canvas (I used 4.5 yds, [...]Continue reading "Recover Sling Back Outdoor Chairs Without Sewing!"
Spring is almost here and Big Duck Canvas has the perfect new outdoor fabric for your projects. Ready? If you can tell by the photo collage, I am really inspired by these STRIPES right now. Why not make your own outdoor space feel like a timeless getaway with Outdura™ outdoor acrylic fabrics? A striped fabric [...]Continue reading "Outdura™ Fabric Classic Stripes"
It all starts with the fiber, which is Acrylic. Acrylic definitely doesn't sound fancy, especially since most people are familiar with it from its common use in apparel as a cheaper alternative to things like wool and cashmere. Have you seen the extremely brightly colored acrylic yarns at the craft store? The acrylic yarns are [...]Continue reading "The Best Outdoor Fabric"
Sunforger® Army Duck is the go to fabric for tents and tipis! It is water repellent, mold, and mildew resistant. It also comes in a Fire Retardant option which is required for event spaces and enclosures. Check out the possibilities of this fabric and let us know if you need any help sourcing fabric for [...]Continue reading "The Tent Canvas: Sunforger® Army Duck"
Every time I go hiking or camping I see 1000 Denier all over the place. As much as I am trying to disconnect from work I cannot stop thinking about textiles and fabric because I get a kick out of examining everyone's gear. 1000 Denier dominates the Outdoor bag market because it produces lightweight quality [...]Continue reading "The Backpack Fabric: 1000 Denier"
It's water and mildew resistant! It's a great earthy color called Mineral Suntan. We love this fabric. We started carrying it due to the requests of some customers who wanted it for its "intended" purpose of making car covers. The fabric is ideal for soft, cozy protective covers for vehicles that keep the weather out [...]Continue reading "Best Secret Fabric : Carcloth Sunforger®"
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"