The Best Outdoor Fabric Brands

For Making Pillows, Cushions, Curtains and More

If you start to research outdoor fabrics, you will quickly discover the variety of colors, textures, prints and brands available. Learn about some of the top names and manufacturers of outdoor fabrics -- some will be familiar, a few may be new names that you will want to learn more about if you're working on an outdoor cushion or pillow project or need to make curtains, drapes, an overhead cover or an umbrella replacement cover.

We've uncovered some of the best brands and manufacturers of indoor/outdoor fabrics. Brands are presented in alphabetical order.

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    Bella-Dura

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    Bella-Dura indoor/outdoor fabric. Bella-Dura

    Bella-Dura was introduced in 2005 by Wearbest Sil-Tex Mills in Garfield, New Jersey. All yards are sourced, dyed and finished in the United States.

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    Dickson

    dickson outdoor fabrick
    Dickson Opera Pavot outdoor fabric. Dickson

    Dickson is one of the leading manufacturers for awning, solar and indoor/outdoor fabrics.

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    Firesist

    firesist fabric
    Glen Raven's Firesist fabric. Glen Raven

    Made by Glen Raven, Inc., Firesist® awning fabric combines flame-retardant performance and UV resistance for outdoor awnings, canopies and shades. It's also weather resistant and recyclable.

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    Holly Hunt

    holly hunt fabric
    Holly Hunt's Anchor's Away. Holly Hunt

    Since 1983, Holly Hunt has been a name in the design world, growing from fabric to home accessories and furnishings. Hunt's The Great Outdoors offers an extensive collection of indoor/outdoor fabrics in a variety of prints, patterns, solids, materials and textures.

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    Kravet

    kravet outdoor fabric
    Kravet Smart Ripple outdoor fabric. Kravet

    Kravet Soleil features indoor/outdoor fabrics in a variety of fibers, textures, prints, patterns, solids and stripes. Kravet's Smart Ripples Julep (pictures) is an indoor/outdoor fabric that is 100 percent polyester.

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    Osborne & Little

    osborne & little fabric
    Osborne & Little fabric. Osborne & Little

    Among other fabric-related products, Osborne & Little produces several lines of stylish outdoor fabrics in prints, textures and solids.Kerkyra (pictured) is from the Ionia outdoor/indoor fabric line.

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    Outdura

    gypsy by outdura
    Gypsy crimson by Outdura. Outdura

    A part of the Sattler group and headquartered in Austria, Outdura makes solution-dyed acrylic fabric, among other products. Gypsy in crimson (pictured) is a jacquard fabric from Outdura's Ovation line.

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    Perennials

    perennials holy mackeral fabric
    Perennials Holy Mackeral fabric. Perennials

    Perennials makes fabrics in all types and for various applications, including:

    • Pillows
    • Dog beds
    • Trims
    • Awnings
    • Umbrellas
    • Velvet and embroidered velvet
    • Solids, stripes and prints
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    Richloom

    richloom solarium fabric
    Balmoral Opal by Richloom's Solarium. Richloom

    New York-based Richloom fabric brands include:

    • Better Homes & Gardens
    • KAS Australia
    • Solarium
    • Platinum
    • Nano-Tex
    • PURETi
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    Robert Allen

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    Robert Allen Jungalow Lime. Robert Allen

    Since 1938, Robert Allen has been providing fabrics for the residential and hospitality markets. The Robert Allen collection includes:

    • Beacon Hill
    • Robert Allen@Home
    • Robert Allen
    • Robert Allen Contract
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    Sunbrella

    sunbrella accord jade
    Sunbrella Accord Jade outdoor fabric. Sunbrella

    Sunbrella is probably the most well-known outdoor fabric brand. Applications include:

    • Shade
    • Drapery
    • Marine seating
    • Marine top
    • Umbrella
    • Upholstery
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    Tommy Bahama

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    Tommy Bahama Swaying Palms Coal fabric. Tommy Bahama

    The lifestyle brand let's you do-it-yourselfers escape to far-off islands with its line of tropical-themed outdoor fabrics. Hawaiian Holidays Outdoor in Swaying Palms (coal), is one of the brand's retro prints.Coordinates in prints, solids and stripes are also available.

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    Waverly

    waverly santa maria mimosa
    Waverly Santa Maria Mimosa fabric. courtesy of Amazon.com

    Waverly makes Sun N Shade fade-resistant, breathable, spun polyester fabric for casual outdoor living.