Velvet Upholstery Fabric Product Guide

Velvet upholstery fabric is durable and strong, which makes it perfect for upholstering chairs, sofas, benches, and headboards. Velvet is currently on trend but it is also a timeless fabric that has a lux look.

Cotton velvet by JB Martin comes in two varieties made with 100% cotton pile. Como velvet is very durable with 150,000 double rubs. Cannes velvet is similar to Como velvet but is not as durable and has a slub weave, giving it a different texture.

Micro velvet, such as Bella velvet and Crypton Home, is 100% polyester with a woven backing. Micro velvet upholstery fabrics are very durable with 100,000 to 200,000 double rubs. Bella velvet is the most economical option we carry. Crypton Home velvet is known for its durable Crypton finish that’s water and stain resistant.

Crushed flocked velvet has a wrinkled texture that gives it a unique look. It’s used for upholstery, auto interiors, linings for music cases, jewelry packaging, and displays.

JB Martin Nevada Mohair Velvet is 100% mohair (angora goat hair) pile and has a rougher texture than other velvets. It’s the priciest upholstery velvet we carry.

For more information about velvet, see our Velvet Fabric Product Guide.

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