Fabric Showcase: Blues and Greens

Trends for performance fabrics in 2008 in the shades of greens and blues freshen up outdoor furniture.

Green/Brown

Tietex Interiors — Contract Fabrics with Crypton In & Out. Paradise Collection. Lucaya in Julip. A relaxed tropical theme with textural interest that accentuates bamboo and teak. Construction: 100% HiUV polyester. Phifer. Topsy Turvy in Green. An environmentally friendly fabric that is recyclable, antimicrobial and water and stain resistant.

Green Trends

Wearbest Sil-Tex Mills. Bella Dura Plush. Pampano in Palm. A railroaded chenille stripe with a burlap texture. Construction: 100% Bella Dura. Tietex Interiors — Contract Fabrics with Crypton In & Out. Paradise Collection. Sunspree in Banana. A relaxed tropical theme with textural interest that accentuates bamboo and teak.

Shades of Blue

Crypton Super Fabrics. In & Out Collection. Hanalei in Indigo. A delicate floral in two shades of blue. Construction: 100% Solution dyed acrylic. Wearbest Sil-Tex Mills. Bella Dura. Samara in Bayou. An up-the-roll motif stripe inspired by Near Eastern tilework. Construction: 100% Bella Dura. Twitchell.

Sea Life

Waverly. Williamsburg Sun N Shade Collection. Shell Trellis in Navy. A coral pattern against a white background. Construction: 100% Sun poly duck. DuraCord Textiles. Summer Cottage Collection. Nantucket in Navy/Oatmeal. A rope pattern of oatmeal interwoven on a field of navy. Construction: 100% DuraCord fabric.

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