A collection of canvas

We have several canvas fabrics to choose from here at Fabric UK. Each one is particularly suited to a set of tasks due to the difference in weight, texture and finish. Below I have compiled chunks of information to help you decide which canvas is best suited to your project.

canvas types

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Canvas

Did you know that the derivation of the word ‘canvas’ is from the Latin word cannabis? Modern canvas is usually made of cotton, linen or synthetic materials, but it was originally woven from hemp, which comes from the same plant that has a number of other well-known recreational uses. Cotton crops are produced across the world. China and North and South America produce the majority, followed by India, Pakistan and Egypt – as well as many smaller Asian Republics. Generally, cotton grows well in tropical climates.

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Fabric UK and St Leonards Online Accessories

We want to show you the work of one of our clients. This is St Leonards Online Accessories, they create fashionable accessories for men and women. All of their products are designed and created in Britain. Their Totely Canvas Range is created from Fabric UK canvas. Continue reading “Fabric UK and St Leonards Online Accessories”