Velvet Sofas



Velvet Sofas

Velvet sofas have been a style favourite in homes for many decades and it's not hard to see why. Bringing a luxurious look to any space, velvet combines practicality and durability - while still being super soft and supple to the touch.

Velvet is crafted from a range of different materials to achieve different finishes, from plain velvet commonly associated with vintage styling to gleaming crushed velvet. There's a velvet out there for everyone.

Velvet Sofa

Velvet Chair

Velvet Footstool

Different styles of velvet

Crushed Velvet

Velvet

As well as traditional plain velvet, there's also a few notable styles of velvet including; panne, embossed, ciselé, strech, as well as pile-on-pile velvet styling.

Crushed velvet sofas

Crushed velvet is a glamorous take on traditional velvet, boasting a unique texture and shiny appearance. The 'crushed' texture of crushed velvet is achieved by twisting the fabric whilst still wet or pressing the pile in different directions.

Crushed velvet has seen a resurgence in recent years as a popular fabric choice for everything from sofas to beds.

Velvet sofa colour range

Velvet sofas are available in a wide range of colour options to suit all tastes and home decors. We offer a range of green velvet sofas, red velvet sofas, and grey velvet sofas.

For a more glamourous addition to your home, our range of purple crushed velvet sofas, grey crushed velvet sofas, black crushed velvet sofas and brown crushed velvet sofas are bound to turn heads.

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Are velvet sofas durable?

Velvet sofas in a quality fabric can be a durable addition to your home if looked after well. Velvet sofas are difficult to snag, as the material has no loose threads or raised weaves.

If you have a busy home with children and pets, choose a velvet sofa made from 100% polyester as these are easy to clean and more durable. Velvet sofas made from 100% polyester still maintain the soft nature of velvet, but are more resistant to stains and spills.

Velvet chairs and footstools

Tetrad Savanna Green Velvet Chair

Make sure there's room for everyone to enjoy luxurious velvet, with our range of velvet chairs and footstools. With classic Chesterfield inspired styling, our range of velvet chairs are perfect to sink into and put your feet up with our range of velvet footstools. Choose from a range of colours including green, grey and vibrant red.

We also offer a range of stunning crushed velvet chairs and footstools, including stylish twister chairs and love chairs to cuddle up on. Choose from a range of colours including purple, grey, black and brown.

The history of velvet

The origins of velvet have been traced as far back as 750 A.D. to Baghdad and was only accessible to wealthy people such as the royal and noble classes, due to it's production using sillk. The introduction of new loom technology lead to velvet being distributed throughout Europe, with Florence, Italy becoming the centre of velvet production during the Renaissance.

Fast forward to the 1900's and velvet became a staple in fashion and interiors, with Edwardian furniture such as chaise lounges upholstered in velvet fabric. Rumour has it, Henry VIII even had his toilet walls wallpapered with velvet!

Throughout the century, velvet maintained poplularity, in particular throughout the 1960's and 1970's inspiring many fashion trends and is still an iconic fabric today.

Velvet Sofa FAQ's

To clean a velvet sofa, gently vacuum the fabric with an upholstery attachment in the direction of the pile to remove any dust.

You can also use a soft bristled velvet brush before vacuuming, to remove any dirt build up. Before using the brush, remove all cushions and throws from the sofa and use long, even strokes, brushing from one side of the sofa to the other – always be gentle and don’t scrub the sofa as this could force any dust or grime further into the fabric.

While we would always recommend keeping food and drinks away from velvet sofas, we understand accidents can happen. If any spillages do occur, use a dry absorbent cloth to gently blot the affected area and remove the bulk of the stain. If in doubt, always consult a specialist upholstery cleaner to avoid damaging the velvet.
Keep your crushed velvet sofa gleaming with some regular TLC. Once a week, gently vacuum the fabric with an upholstery attachment to remove any build-up of dirt or dust.

While we would always recommend keeping food and drinks away from crushed velvet sofas, we understand accidents can happen. If any spillages do occur, use a dry absorbent cloth to gently blot the affected area and remove the bulk of the stain. If in doubt, always consult a specialist upholstery cleaner to avoid damaging the crushed velvet fabric.
Accidents can happen – especially after one too many glasses of wine! But don’t panic, if you are quick on your feet you can minimise any stains. Blot the affected area with a dry, absorbent cloth until the liquid is absorbed and follow with a sponge and cold water the remove any last remains of the stain.
Velvet is a beautiful fabric and there are a few simple tips and tricks to care for and protect velvet sofas. When deciding where to place a velvet sofa in the home, look for an area not in direct sunlight as velvet can be prone to colour fade. If it’s not possible to find an area shaded from the sun, drape a throw over the sofa to offer extra protection.

Be sure to also regularly turn and plump any velvet cushions to help prevent the fabric from wrinkling.
Velvet sofas in a quality fabric can be a durable addition to your home if looked after well. Velvet sofas are difficult to snag, as the material has no loose threads or raised weaves.

If you have a busy home with children and pets, choose a velvet sofa made from 100% polyester as these are easy to clean and more durable. Velvet sofas made from 100% polyester still maintain the soft nature of velvet, but are more resistant to stains and spills.
Velvet sofas are extremely comfortable – velvet is a super soft fabric and can transform any living space creating a luxurious focal point.

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