The most common and the most widely used upholstery fabric is leather. Leather upholstery is not only comfortable, but also looks luxurious, feels grand, and smells expensive.
Polyester is a microfiber that is commonly used as an upholstery fabric.Polyester upholstery looks attractive, and it gives an ‘expensive feel’ similar to that of leather upholstered furniture.
Olefin is a petroleum-based synthetic fiber. It is extremely durable and is perfectly suited for places where the furniture is used quite roughly and receives a great deal of wear.
Rayon is semi-synthetic fiber.Although rayon is not a very durable upholstery fabric, the newer varieties of this fabric are widely used in upholstered furniture.
Wool is a natural fabric that can be used as an upholstery fabric. It is available in a massive variety. It is soft and warm, and these qualities make it a comfortable upholstery material.
Acetate is popular upholstery fabric. It is a synthetic fabric which was initially made to imitate silk in its shine and luster. It gives the furniture a luxurious feel.