Tartan fabric and tweeds for upholstery throughout your home
Fabric weight does not correlate directly to quality nor thickness, so be sure to check the characteristics of your fabric meets your needs independent of the fabric weight.
|Wool fabric weight||Grams per sq metre (GSM)||Ounce per sq yard (oz/yd)||Usage|
|Lightweight||250–325 GSM||8oz-10oz||More delicate fabrics suitable for occasional use furniture.|
|Mediumweight||330–450 GSM||11-13oz||Versatile for upholstery use in well-used family or living room furniture.|
|Heavyweight||450+ GSM||14–16oz||Stiffer and thicker for heavy use and curtains.|
|Polyviscose||250 GSM||8oz||Hard wearing and machine washable so popular for car seat upholstery.|