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Outdoor Fabrics

Outdoor-textiles
Nothing beats sitting outside on a warm tropical evening. We have many choices, a revolution in outdoor fabric technology means more comfort and more designs.
A tropical environment is particularly taxing upon fabric. Sun and humidity do their best to fade and rot fibres, yet we believe nothing beats sitting outside on a warm evening and we have choices to help enjoy this environment.
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The Liberty Garden is a wondrous collection of outdoor textiles, there are three colour palettes: pewter, jade and lapis.  Designs are available in prints and weaves including some intricate jacquards that are rarely seen today. You can see all designs on the Liberty fabric site here

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Misia 2020 Outdoor ambiance orange

Textured rather than flat fabric favours outdoor woven furniture, adding drama and depth.

On a practical note, outdoor fabric needs to be UV, mould & chlorine resistant, easily cleaned and not too scratchy. New polypropylene fabrics are soft enough to be used indoors too and have a much higher abrasion resistance than acrylics. They are also more environmentally friendly.

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Designs of the Time's outdoor collections have the most sublime textures to mix and match.

If you spend a lot of time outdoors then it is wise to take more time over your interior design. Beautiful fabrics like these will add to your enjoyment, on the bottom is ‘Bindirin’ and on the top ‘Paringa’. Both from the wonderful Designs of the Time, click here to see more.

BODE also has the ever-trusted Sunbrella collection, which is water repellent and comes with a 5-year warranty.

'Marrakech' by Decortex Firenze

Outdoor day curtains look wonderful billowing in the wind.

Nothing beats sitting outside on a warm tropical evening. We have many choices, a revolution in outdoor fabric technology means more comfort and more designs.

Stripes are always striking & enjoyable to the eye, they are especially popular out of doors. Black and white stripes have always been a stalwart of SE Asian homes.

Textured rather than flat fabric favours outdoor woven furniture, adding drama and depth.

On a practical note, outdoor fabric needs to be UV, mould & chlorine resistant, easily cleaned and not too scratchy. New polypropylene fabrics are soft enough to be used indoors too and have a much higher abrasion resistance than acrylics. They are also more environmentally friendly.

Designs of the Time's outdoor collections have the most sublime textures to mix and match.

If you spend a lot of time outdoors then it is wise to take more time over your interior design. Beautiful fabrics like these will add to your enjoyment, on the bottom is ‘Bindirin’ and on the top ‘Paringa’. Both from the wonderful Designs of the Time, click here to see more.

BODE also has the ever-trusted Sunbrella collection, which is water repellent and comes with a 5-year warranty.

'Marrakech' by Decortex Firenze

Outdoor day curtains look wonderful billowing in the wind.

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