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!"
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"
Most people aren't exactly sure what solution dyed acrylic is, but it seems everyone has heard of Sunbrella® Fabrics. People don't typically ask about solution dyed acrylic, they ask for Sunbrella by name. So, kudos to Sunbrella for their marketing. Solution dyed acrylic is the go to fiber for awnings, umbrellas, marine uses, patio furniture [...]Continue reading "Outdura™ vs. Sunbrella® Fabrics"