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Generally, wool is blended with a synthetic fiber to make it easier to clean and to reduce the possibility of felting the fibers (causing them to bond together until they resemble felt). Nylon is very resilient; in a blend, it helps eliminate the crushing of napped fabrics such as velvet. During fall and winter, it is inviting to be surrounded by the warmth of velvet and chenille in deep and sober colors. Jacquard is a fabric having woven patterns such as tapestries, brocades, and damasks. Jacquard designs may be simple or very elaborate. Developed as an imitation silk, linen, and cotton, rayon is durable, yet wrinkles easily. Recent developments have made high-quality rayon very practical. Spandex is a manufactured fiber known for its high elasticity. There are natural fabrics such as mohair, wools and cashmeres, which are made from sheered and woven animal fur. Matelasse is a heavy fabric with a soft hand. Matelasse has the appearance of being puffy or quilted. Linen is a natural fiber obtained from the flax plant. Linen is durable and has a natural luster. Acrylic resists wear, wrinkling, soiling, and fading. Color is the most important reason people choose an upholstery fabric, so make sure your color choice is appropriate. Mohair is a very desirable fabric or yarn made from the long silky hair of the Angora goat. Mohair is characterized by its luster and exceptional strength. Some aspects of choosing upholstery fabric might seem pretty obvious like selecting a color. Microdenier / Microfiber is a yarn made of fibers that tend to be thinner than a silkworm’s web. Most microfibers are synthetics such as polyester, nylon, acrylic, or rayon. Chenille is also used for bedspreads and garments. Backing is a sprayed coating or another layer of fabric applied to the back of fabric. A backing may be needed to give the face fabric more body or to make it more appropriate for upholstery. Silk is so delicate that although it can be hand-washed it is best sent to the dry-cleaners. Olefin is a good choice for furniture that will receive heavy wear; however, it lacks the pliability and movement that natural fibers offer. Leather is a very popular choice as an upholstery fabric, as it is delightfully soft yet resistant to spills and stains. Upholstery fabrics are usually a little heavier and more durable than multi-purpose or drapery-weight fabrics. All leathers display a variety of unique natural markings and variations in color. Up the Bolt is a fabric that is up the bolt is applied to furniture exactly the way it is made on the roll. This is often necessary to keep designs in the proper direction. Up the bolt fabrics may result in seams on some styles. Dye Lot is a batch of fabric or yarn that has been dyed at the same time. There may be some color variation from lot to lot.