How to find a durable sofa fabric - Some very durable fabrics are not especially thick, and some expensive grade fabrics are not durable at all. Here are a few things to look for when purchasing new upholstery, or recovering your existing frame.
Really great rooms move way beyond the three fabric combination of retail. Mix in several other fabrics, varying pattern scale and texture, adding fringe to pillows. This is another area where design help can make all the difference. Look at the really fabulous rooms in national magazines and count how many different fabrics populate the sofas, chairs, ottomans, pillows and curtains in a beautifully finished room.