The Stripes Company are often asked for traditional striped ticking fabric. So often in fact that we thought we really should get some in stock for all you ticking stripe fabric lovers out there. So, we’re happy to offer this great material in three fabulous stripy combinations that will perform just like the ticking fabric of old, but is softer in texture and has an attractive herringbone weave. Indeed, we are so proud of our new up to date, bright stripe version we often refer to it by its full formal title of English ticking.
For those well versed in interior design there are some projects can only be properly achieved by the use of good old-fashioned ticking stripe fabric. However, for those who are making it up as they go along the likely response will be ticking what?
Just in case you are in the latter category ticking fabric is a robust, tightly woven cotton or linen cloth that traditionally comes in a stripy pattern. You can see why it’s right up our street. But it’s also a really useful fabric, it’s hardwearing and is used to make fabulous pillows and quilts that the feather filling can’t poke through.
Some of us are old enough to remember the times as a kid when we stayed overnight at our Granny’s on an old creaky bed. The lovely, soft mattress we bounced around had a ticking fabric cover and it was great (and stripy).
Ticking fabric – the old ways are often the best
Nowadays, those with a passion for interiors are aware of the merits of using traditional materials as a way of making good quality, robust items that look fantastic and will last. It’s no wonder this stripy old school fabric is rapidly becoming a very up-to-date design choice.
Today the classic striped design looks great as blinds or curtains especially in houses that are looking for a traditional or retro look. And, rather than being a utility item, modern ticking fabric is a great design alternative especially for those who, for some reason, prefer their stripes in more muted shades.
It’s ticking versatile
Ticking fabric has many great uses especially where you need stripy and durable performance. You can use it for any number of purposes including furniture upholstery, cushion covers, tablecloths, basket liners or curtains. As our modern ticking is also lovely and soft so you can be sure it will make plush, comfortable cushions, pillows or mattresses. Indeed, you could even knock up some distinctive stripy clothes if you’re that way inclined. We would love to see the results!
Order some today – the clock is errr ticking
At 150 cms wide, our modern ticking stripe fabric is suitable for any number of soft furnishing or decorative uses. We know you like things stripy so why not order some of this classic fabric for your interior design project and discover why, sometimes, the old ways of doing things are still the best. As ever, we will do our utmost to supply our sumptuous stripy ticking fabric that is sure to make your project look simply marvellous!
The Stripes Company has commissioned a special couture dress to be designed in our multi colour striped fabrics to illustrate the versatility of these wonderful striped fabrics and products….
Terese Dennis, formerly the wardrobe supervisor with the Cirque du Soleil, designed the dress and is now supervising the costumes for Chester Performs outdoor plays at Grosvenor Park in Chester this summer.
The Stripes Company has also specially designed a men’s striped three piece tailored suit to match.
Both stripey outfits will be worn for the duration of the RHS Tatton Park Flower Show from 22-26 July 2015 where The Stripes Company can be found on stand CLM 112 – a wahlu outside the Country Living Marquee
Feeling patriotic – our red white and blue striped fabrics should get you in the mood! 150cm wide interior striped fabrics are perfectly suited for upholstery, making curtains, roman blinds and soft furnishings. These patriotic, bold, beautiful stripe fabrics are made from 100% yarn dyed cotton.
Blue & white striped curtain fabrics
Red & white striped upholstery fabrics
Navy blue & off white striped fabric for making Roman Blinds
My deckchair arrived on Monday. I think it is the most sturdy & colourful deckchair I have ever seen!
Absolutely thrilled! I am working in my garden studio on a stained glass project. This is where the deckchair will live so that I can take a rest & plan my next creative move.
Thank you, Best wishes
Hi, I simply wanted to contact you to say thank you for your great service, I ordered fabric online yesterday morning and was delighted to receive it this morning at 9.30 am, less than 24 hours later.
I love the colours and can’t wait to get sewing.
The Stripes Collection…An exciting, fresh and stripey new collaboration between Deckchairstripes t/a The Stripes Company – the Striped Fabric specialist – and Decorshade – the quality blind and window dressing company.
Sophie Robinson – the Grand Interior Design Challenge Judge and Award Winning Interior Stylist for leading Home Magazines – has featured The Stripes Company aka Deckchairstripes signature stripes when re-upholstering these beautiful chairs in her Home DIY Design Project.
We feel honoured Sophie has chosen our striped fabric for this project!
Deckchairstripes interior striped fabric finishes off these patchwork material piped edged Armchair and Chair with the helping hands of Brighton Upholstery. Simply stunning and unique pieces of furniture!
These statement stripes complement the traditional floral bird design fabric. The end result – a timeless upcycled recover!
The Stripes Company 100% Cotton Interior Striped Material is perfect for upholstering furniture, chairs, bed head backboards, cushion covers or pretty much anything! Natural Yarn Dyed Cotton Fabrics in unique stripe designs make it beautiful fabric to work with for any sewing bee, upholsterer or seamstress.
The Stripes Company Interior Striped Fabric really is this versatile! Not just for home interior design…a happy dancing customer makes a Summer Wedding fashion statement by using Deckchairstripes striped cotton material for tailored clothing!
The occasion? A Seaside themed Wedding in Brighton, Sussex right on the Sea front – a dream come true for Deckchairstripes t/a The Stripes Company!
Deckchairstripes t/a The Stripes Company
The Stripe Fabric Specialists at their
Retail Outlet Shop Store near Chester, Cheshire
(Waverton Business Park) provided advice
and assistance for the purchase of this
beautiful striped fabric. Making the journey
meant this customer could benefit from
discounted prices on our products.
This very happy client based just outside Sydney has started soaking up the rays in the Garden Patio, prepping for BBQ season by recovering her Director chairs through our Director chair replacement cover service. Buy online, send us your templates, we will stitch them by hand in the UK exact to your template and pop them back in the post!
As seen in Trapeze Canvas to make this client’s striped dream come true!