cotton sofa

Cotton or velvet: how do I choose the right sofa fabric for me?

25th August 2022

We have something for everybody in our range here at Cover My Furniture, from fabulous cotton sofa and chair covers, to our varied selection of velvet covers in a huge variety of shades.

With all this choice, it can be difficult to hone in on one particular design that speaks to you. If you’re wondering which one of our luxurious fabrics would best suit your sofa style, then, here’s our insight into the distinct properties of each fabric – so you can explore our range with the confidence that you’ve got all the knowledge you need to make the right choice for you!

How will cotton sofa covers benefit me?

Our cotton sofa covers strike the perfect balance between comfort, durability and style. Given that cotton is a natural, resilient material, it’s easy to dye, and can be coloured to fit a wide range lounge designs. What’s more, cotton is by far one of the softest and most breathable materials available for sofas, and is extremely resistant to pilling and abrasion.

Cotton has been favoured in the design of both clothes and furniture for centuries. It’s lightweight and comfy, making it a popular choice for a lot of the top furniture and clothing brands that we enjoy today. It’s fair to say that cotton can be considered as the most used, as well as the most traded type of fabric in the world. Its practical uses are vast, and we have a stunning range of cotton sofa covers for you to explore right here our site.

Why go for a velvet sofa cover?

As far as fashionable materials go, velvet furniture is all the rage at the minute, and it’s not hard to see why. It’s so easy to let yourself be seduced by the silky, cosy feel, and luxurious look of velvet. There’s something about velvet fabric that really makes colours pop, and nowhere is this more evident than when you see just how much dark colours pulsate with a sophisticated aura when set against a velvet sofa cover.

The durable structure of velvet makes it the ideal choice for family settings where your sofa sees a lot of action and is under constant use. So, whichever fabric you choose for your covers, you can be sure that we’ve got the perfect design to suit your living room look.

If you’d like to see how our cotton and velvet fitted fabrics look and feel in a bit more detail, you can order a free sample pack through our website, which we deliver right to your door! And if you’re looking for any in-depth advice or extra information, our in-house furniture specialists are here to help. We’re a family business with more than 60 years of experience, so we’re always happy to use our decades of expertise to help you select the perfect cotton fitted cover for your interiors.

If you’re trying to create a particular atmosphere in your living room, but you’re not sure where to start, you can get in touch with us using the contact form on our website, or through our Facebook or Instagram. We’re always happy to help!

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