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Category Archives: Upholstery Products

Why Use Welt Cords for Cushions?

Furniture as we know it today was influenced from previous cultures and periods throughout the world. For instance, during the Middle Ages, they began to experiment with welted cushions. Even the Spanish Court showcased elaborately decorated cushions using welting. In France, welted cushions were used in decorating furniture for the king. We can state that, … Continue reading

4 Welt Cord Projects For DIYers

Different types of welt piping can add the perfect touch to upholstered furniture, cushions, and pillows. The options for welt piping can be overwhelming when it comes time to choose the kind you would like for your DIY project. Let’s consider the different options and questions you will be faced with for your next project, … Continue reading

Why is Foam Welt Cord Better?

Foam welt cord that is made from polyethylene foam is ideal for upholstery and cushions. It is also well suited for double bead sewing for the surface of frame boats. Merits of Foam Welt Cord Foam is more convenient than other types of welt cord. PE and vinyl materials have their uses, but foam welt … Continue reading

The Purpose Of Welt Cord

Welt cords follow the seam of sofas, chairs, and pillows to provide a tailored look. They are simply a cord covered in fabric and include contrasting welts and self welts. A self welt is the same fabric as the upholstery while a contrasting welt is made from a different fabric. The Difference Between Cording And … Continue reading

What is a UFAC Welt Cord?

The involuntary solution was intended to increase consumer safety from cigarette-caused fires. In 1978, the Upholstered Furniture Action Council was founded to make furniture more resistant to catch fire. Since its inception, there is a significant reduction of household fires. According to government journals, there is a 73 percent decline in cigarette-caused home fires. UFAC … Continue reading