Velvet is one of the most luxurious fabrics because of its evenly cut, thick, soft pile. Traditionally made from silk, velvet comes in a variety of blends like rayon/silk, cotton, or nylon, and some velvets, such as stretch velvet, has some lycra blended in as well. The surface appearance of a Velvet can vary depending on the production process and the appearance and colour of a velvet, much like Chenille fabrics, can change dramatically depending on how the light hits the pile. Crushed velvet fabric became very popular in and around 2010 where the surface appearance appeared quite worn and gave the velvet mterial an almost an urban industrial look. Since then techniques in producing Velvets have dramatically improved over the years and now many of the world’s leading designer brands are able to print their designs onto the surface of velvets makning velvet upholstery fabrics all the more appealing. Velvets most common application is used eiether as a velvet upholstery fabric and cushions, however they can be used for window treatments and custom curtains for a voluptuous look, however one must always consider the finished weight of the curtains when considering using the fabrics as curtaining. Browse our range of Velvet fabrics from the world’s leading manufacturers online at TM Interiors Limited.