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How many common sofa fabric materials are there?

Update:13 Aug 2020

There are 8 common fabric materials for sofa fabrics, h […]

There are 8 common fabric materials for sofa fabrics, how many do you know?

For furniture people, understanding the fabric production process, how to match and choose the characteristics of the fabric, and how to maintain it will be the necessary knowledge for every furniture person!

Flocking cloth

Flocking is the use of the physical characteristics of the attraction of opposite sexes to make the flocks negatively charged, and the fabrics that need flocking are placed under zero potential or grounded conditions, and the flocks are attracted by the plants at the different potentials and accelerate to rise vertically. On the surface of the object that needs flocking, because the cover plant is coated with an adhesive, the fluff is vertically stuck to the cover plant. Advantages: strong three-dimensional effect, bright color, soft hand feeling, good color fastness, friction resistance, smooth and no gap.

Cut flannel

The characteristic of cut fleece is that the grey fabric is double-layered when weaving. After the weaving is completed, it is cut from the middle by cutting to produce the middle fleece. Because the velvet obtained by cutting the sheet is used, the velvet itself is not very strong, so there is a special brushing procedure in the finishing to fix the velvet surface. Advantages: uniform cut pile suede, good gloss, comfortable pile feel, wear-resistant, and easy to clean.

Printed flower

Printed cloth can be divided into transfer printing, penetration printing and reactive printing according to different processes. Advantages: brilliant colors. No ball, no burrs and no deformation.


Using warp and weft to intricately weave raised patterns on the fabric is called jacquard. Two-color or even multi-color jacquard fabric is woven with yarns of different colors. Advantages: full hand feel, thick texture, firm and wear-resistant, good air permeability, comfortable to sit, not stuffy or damp. The pattern has layers, the colors are unique, and the bumps have a three-dimensional effect.


A cloth woven from cotton yarn. Advantages: good air permeability, soft hand feeling, simple appearance and natural beauty, soft gloss, excellent alkali resistance and heat resistance.

Cotton and linen

Cotton and linen is the composition of cotton and linen, also known as cotton and linen interwoven fabric, including ramie cotton and linen cotton. Advantages: good air permeability and perspiration. Cotton and linen cloth can absorb sweat and micro-sweat on human skin, so that body temperature can quickly return to normal, and it can really achieve the effect of breathability and sweat absorption, warm in winter and cool in summer.

Chemical fiber (simulated silk)

Chemical fiber is a man-made high molecular polymer. Its advantages are strong and durable, easy to take care of, anti-wrinkle and non-ironing properties. Add antibacterial agent to make it have antibacterial function; add mineral powder to make it have low radiation function or far infrared radiation function.


Suede is a fabric made of animal suede leather. Now in the cloth market, suede has become a common name for all kinds of imitation leather. Including denim imitation leather velvet, warp imitation leather velvet (cloth bottom imitation leather velvet), weft imitation leather velvet (satin imitation leather velvet), warp knit imitation leather velvet, double-sided imitation leather velvet, elastic imitation leather velvet, etc. Advantages: soft hair, waxy, good drape, light and thin texture.

As a professional China printed knitted fabric manufacturers and upholstery fabric suppliers, Zhejiang Nuyida Textile Co., Ltd. specialize in producing home textile fabrics, printed knitted fabric and advertising fabrics. Home textile fabrics can be used for sofa, curtain, upholstery and so on. Advertising fabrics include flag, flex banner and High strength mesh fabrics.