YOUR GUIDE TO FINDING THE PERFECT FABRIC FOR UPHOLSTERY

ON THIS PAGE YOU'LL FIND ALL THE RELEVANT TARTAN FABRIC INFORMATION CATEGORISED BY PRODUCT TYPE. IF YOU CAN'T FIND THE INFORMATION YOU'RE LOOKING FOR PLEASE CONTACT US VIA THE EMAIL ON INFO@SCOTLANDSHOP.COM AND WE'LL HELP YOU FIND THE RIGHT FABRIC!

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Unless you are an experienced seamstress or upholsterer it can be a bit mind boggling choosing the right tartan fabric. The most important question to answer is what do you want to use your tartan material for? Below we have listed some of our customer's favourite upholstery projects and suggested the most suitable tartan fabric weights for each purpose. If you are still confused please do not hesitate to contact us info@scotlandshop.com

OVERVIEW TABLE

Fabric Type Recommended Fabrics Weight oz Weight gm Width cms Width Inches Care Instruction
Tartan 16oz Heavyweight Wool Tartan Fabric 16 500-515 140 54 Dry clean only
Tartan Polyviscose Tartan Fabric 8 250 150 59 Machine washable at 30 degrees
Tartan 13oz Medium Weight Wool Tartan Fabric 13 415 138 54 Dry clean only
Tweed Lightweight Tweed Check Fabric 14 430 150 59 Dry clean only
Tweed Medium Weight Tweed Check Fabric 16 500 150 59 Dry Clean Only
Tweed Craigie Hill Tweed Fabric Collection 16 465 140 54 Dry clean only
Tweed Sloane Square Tweed Fabric Collection 14 395 140 54 Dry clean only

TARTAN

RECOMMENDED FABRICS:

Silk 16oz Heavyweight Wool Tartan Fabric
  • Hard wearing and perfect for upholstering sofas and chairs
  • Fire retardant to domestic standards
  • Can be treated to meet commercial fire standards
  • 100% wool woven in Scotland
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Silk Polyviscose Tartan Fabric
  • Hard wearing and durable
  • Available in 112 tartans
  • 65% Polyester, 35% Viscose woven in the UK
  • Machine washable at 30 degrees
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Silk 13oz Medium Weight Wool Tartan Fabric
  • Fire retardant to domestic standards
  • Can be treated to commercial standards on request
  • Available in over 200 tartans
  • 100% wool woven in Scotland
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TWEED

RECOMMENDED FABRICS:

Silk Lightweight Tweed Check Fabric
  • Available in over 40 tweeds
  • 100% wool
  • Woven in Scotland
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Silk Medium Weight Tweed Check Fabric
  • Available in over 35 tweeds
  • 100% wool
  • Woven in Scotland
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Silk Craigie Hill Tweed Fabric Collection
  • Available in 35 tweeds
  • 100% wool
  • Woven in Scotland
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Silk Sloane Square Tweed Fabric Collection
  • Available in 20 tweeds
  • 100% wool
  • Woven in Scotland
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