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Meet M Plus

Posted by Shawn Voss on May 23, 2017 11:23:37 AM

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Topics: Upholstery Fabric, Knitting

The Wants & Needs Crypton Collection

Posted by Shawn Voss on May 12, 2017 1:45:00 PM

 

The “Wants & Needs Collection” is 5 new Crypton Green upholstery patterns from Guilford of Maine. The collection has the range of coordinating, useable upholstery patterns with current trend colors that you want along with the performance of Crypton Green that you need.

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Topics: Upholstery Fabric, Color

Meet Our New Patterns

Posted by Shawn Voss on Mar 8, 2017 9:27:00 AM

 

Time for new products! We've just launched Intuition, a brand new multi-purpose fabric as well as new colors to our popular BeeHave and Framework patterns. Read on to see them all, learn more about them and order a free sample.

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Topics: Upholstery Fabric, Color, Acoustic Fabric, Panel Fabric

A Cool Color Story

Posted by Shawn Voss on Jan 31, 2017 2:45:23 PM

As a followup to our warm color story we are excited to share with you the other side the spectrum with a range of "cool" upholstery fabrics. 

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Topics: Upholstery Fabric, Color

Our Top 6 Posts from 2016

Posted by Shawn Voss on Jan 10, 2017 12:55:25 PM

 

It's not even the middle of January and already 2016 feels like ages ago... Nevertheless, the beginning of a new year is always a good time to reflect on where we have been, where we are, and where we are going. While we've got a lot of great things lined up for the coming year, let's to take a few minutes and look back at our most popular blog posts from 2016. Click on the images or links below to read the full posts!

 

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Topics: Upholstery Fabric, Color, Acoustic Fabric, Textiles 101, Panel Fabric

Meet Our New Patterns

Posted by Shawn Voss on Nov 23, 2016 10:03:41 AM

 

We’re excited to introduce 3 new patterns into Guilford of Maine! All are bright, contemporary additions to our line. 2 are multi-purpose fabrics for upholstery and vertical surface applications and one is a panel and acoustic fabric. Read on to see them all and order a free sample.

 

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Topics: Upholstery Fabric, Color, Acoustic Fabric, Panel Fabric

A Warm Color Story

Posted by Shawn Voss on Nov 15, 2016 11:29:13 AM

It's probably not a surprise that we love color here at Guilford of Maine. One of the greatest parts of working in textiles is being surrounded by all the colors and textures that we have to offer. There are currently well over 1,000 colors to choose from in the Guilford of Maine product line! So if you love color as much as we do, or just have a slight affection, check out our latest color story for a little inspiration, which covers the warm part of the color spectrum.

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Topics: Upholstery Fabric, Color

Upholstery vs. Panel vs. Acoustic vs. Cubicle

Posted by Shawn Voss on Aug 31, 2016 11:15:38 AM

 

What makes a fabric something that is made for you to sit on instead of something to wrap a panel with? Or hang in a hospital? Are the fabrics really all that different? The answer is yes and no, as we will explain in this post.

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Topics: Upholstery Fabric, Acoustic Fabric, Textiles 101, Acoustics, Panel Fabric

Content Matters: Polyester

Posted by Shawn Voss on Jul 22, 2016 2:23:05 PM

Patterns shown starting bottom left to upper right: George, Pizzazz, George, Limelight, Mod

 

Polyester is the most common and versatile fiber type that we weave fabric with in our mills and most of our upholstery, panel/acoustic and cubicle fabrics are woven out of polyester. In this article we will cover what polyester is, where it comes from, and its advantages and disadvantages.

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Topics: Upholstery Fabric, Acoustic Fabric, Textiles 101, Panel Fabric

Meet Our New Patterns.

Posted by Shawn Voss on May 16, 2016 9:00:00 AM

 

We’ve updated 4 classic Upholstery patterns with new colors and we are also introducing 2 new Panel & Acoustic patterns. All 4 Upholstery patterns come standard with a stain repellent to keep them looking beautiful. Both Panel & Acoustic patterns have been third-party tested for acoustic transparency and all 6 patterns are made from 100% recycled polyester, woven right here in the USA. Read on to see them all and order a free sample!

 

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Topics: Upholstery Fabric, Color, Acoustic Fabric, Panel Fabric