Duck Fabric for Upholstery
Canvas fabric is commonly used in upholstery and drapery applications. Depending on your intended usage, the various weights of canvas fabric presents a wide range of decor options. Cotton duck fabric is medium to heavy weight so it possesses qualities of durability and versatility that lighter weight fabrics don’t.
As an upholstery fabric, cotton duck is valued for its adaptability and ability to accept an endless range of colors.
Cotton Duck FAQs:
What is duck fabric?
Duck fabric is a type of canvas woven from natural cotton fibers. It is a tighter weave than traditional canvas, so it often features a cleaner matte finish, higher durability and more versatility than typical canvas upholstery fabrics.
What is cotton duck fabric used for?
Cotton duck fabric has a wide range of decorating uses, including:
- furniture upholstery
- drapes and curtains
- bed covering
- table toppers
Both duck fabric and traditional cotton fabric are plain weave fabrics made from cotton fibers, the primary difference is that duck fabric has a higher thread count and a tighter weave which results in more durability and versatility.