YOUR GUIDE TO FINDING THE PERFECT FABRIC FOR CAR UPHOLSTERY

ON THIS PAGE YOU'LL FIND ALL THE RELEVANT PLAID 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 plaid fabric. The most important question to answer is what do you want to use your plaid material for? Below we have listed some of our customer's favourite car 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
Plaid 16oz Heavyweight Wool Plaid Fabric 16 500-515 140 54 Dry clean only
Tartan Polyviscose Plaid Fabric 8 250 150 59 Machine washable at 30 degrees
Tweed Medium Weight Tweed Check Fabric 16 500 150 59 Dry Clean Only

PLAID

RECOMMENDED FABRICS:

Silk 16oz Heavyweight Wool Plaid Fabric
  • Hard wearing and perfect for upholstery
  • Available in over 500 plaids
  • 100% wool
  • Woven in Scotland
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Silk Polyviscose Plaid Fabric
  • Hard wearing and durable
  • Available in 112 plaids
  • 65% Polyester, 35% Viscose woven in the UK
  • Machine washable at 30 degrees
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TWEED

RECOMMENDED FABRICS:

Silk Medium Weight Tweed Check Fabric
  • Available in over 35 tweeds
  • 100% wool
  • Woven in Scotland
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