As we strolled through High Point Market back in the spring, we had the pleasure of meeting up with Todd Nifong, President of Al Fresco fabrics. He was excited to show us some of the new fabric additions from his latest line and after seeing them in person, we were excited to get these functional fabrics up and running on our residential and trade site’s. Usually known for more aquatic inspirational designs, Al Fresco threw in several unexpected twists. Floral, animal prints, modern and classic jacquard’s are here to offer your home a major revamp this fall. Other amazing qualities worth mentioning is all Al Fresco fabrics are given a 5 year no fade warranty and are proudly made in America!
This classic cheetah print below is called Sharma. It’s a wildly wonderful animal print which is playful and fun. This fabric is made of 100% high UV polyester with over 57,000 double rubs for durability. Sharma comes in many shades to fit any room of the home – indoors or out!
Millie is a sweet and adorable all weather fabric for the dog lover and believe it or not, the dog! These woven fabrics have a soft hand which can work on bedding, cushions, throw pillows and durable enough for a pet bed. Somewhat of a novelty pattern, Millie will look great in children’s rooms, nurseries and playroom areas.
It’s back to the solid basics with Al Fresco Cutter. Taste a rainbow of color with these bright new solid twill fabrics. These are great accent colors on pillows or grounding colors on outdoor cushions and furnishings. The hues are clear and vibrant, as well as great coordinates to the many other fabrics served in this collection.
Another look that was definitely unforeseen was the floral weaves and tapestry like designs. I would dare say they would look great just hung up on a wall! Such works of art! Below is Al Fresco Tuleyries which is a lovely Jacquard woven upholstery weight fabric with an overall stylized floral design that comes in four amazing colorways. This fabric is made of 100% high UV commercial grade polyester which can be used indoors or out! It also comes with an impressive 60,000 double rubs for long wear and durability!
Al Fresco Fuse fabrics is a uniquely modern woven upholstery weight fabric with an Aztec tribal vibe that is pretty groovy. Fuse will serve your more bohemian and South Western designers very well. I love the organic and geometric feel that this pattern gives. Fuse will look amazing as floor pillows, large accent pillows on a leather couch or boldly displayed on outdoor deep seating cushions to inspire the view.
Next is a new look to your typical cabana stripe. Al Fresco Mozam Stripe is a playful woven fabric with a sweet animal-print stripe in a plethora of hues to satisfy any tween or child’s nursery. Mozam Stripe Baltic will add a cheerful gaze to your indoor or outdoor deep seating cushions or draperies in a kids room. Wherever you place Al Fresco Mozam, it will certainly convey a wildly and imaginative style!
The textures and neutral colors of this next group is undeniably sophisticated. Seeing these in the Al fresco showroom just took our breath away. Below is Al Fresco Piper in the shades Oyster and Turf. These pair beautifully with Al Fresco Bijoux Turf and Thatch. Bijoux is an organic looking woven upholstery weight fabric with a scrolled medallion pattern while Piper is a slubby textured linen looking fabric. Both Bijoux and Piper are made of 100% high UV polyester with over 100,000 double rubs for a great long life. Perfect for commercial and residential use.
Now for a classic Al Fresco coastal love! Al Fresco Driftwood! This is a nature inspired Jacquard woven fabric with a stunning rustic yet very modern wood-grain design. Try Driftwood on large window seat cushions or throw pillows. This will fit in contemporary or nautical rooms of the home. Driftwood like other Al Fresco fabrics comes with a 5 year no fade warranty so the color you see today will be the same in the years to follow!
Like sands through the hour glass so are the days on the beach when you add this nautical beauty to your home decor! Al Fresco Sandy Coral is an ocean inspired jacquard woven with colorful starfish, shells, and coral. This fabric is made of 100% high UV polyester with over 57,000 double rubs for durability and strength. Whether you are lucky enough to live by the sea or landlocked, Sandy Coral will bring inspire your senses!
AL FRESCO FUNCTIONAL FABRICS are constructed of the highest quality yarns to create fabrics that will withstand the elements by providing superior stain and mildew resistance, cleanability, and a durable quality that you can expect for any lifestyle. – Via Altizer