13 Outdoor Fabrics That’ll Give You Outdoor Goals

By All About Fabrics, sponsored | November 1st, 2021

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Outdoor fabrics are one of the most durable fabrics out there, and such durability is an asset when your upholstery sees heavy use and elemental exposure. Most of these come with high rub counts, which means the fabric can sustain a good amount of abrasion.

The good news about these fabrics is that you don’t need to worry about their upkeep. If you have been looking to buy outdoor fabric by the yard to revamp your upholstery, here are 13 varieties you must check out today.

1. Genoa Fabric

Genoa is a fabric that was created on crochet looms. With the cutwork, this fabric gives a fresh and transparent look. These were washable and water, and fade-resistant, making them perfect for the outdoors.

2. Bali Net Fabric

If you want a fabric that adds transparency with just enough privacy, Bali Net should be your top choice. These are mildew resistant and water-repellant, and moreover, they resist fading.

3. Quay Fabric

This washable, water-repellant, fade and the mildew-resistant outdoor fabric has delightful checkered patterns that add a wonderful contrast to your outdoors.

4. Golfe Fabric

Golfe Fabric has the treatment that results in the fabric having better outdoor performance. Two-toned, this linen canvas is soft and has generous weight. They are washable and have all the properties of a good outdoor fabric.

5. Resonate fabric

The Resonate Fabric, like other outdoor fabrics in this list, is washable, water-repellent, and fade, and mildew resistant. What distinguishes this one from others is the unique Greek design over the woven jacquard.

6. South Beach Stripe Fabric

The South Beach Stripe Fabric is a piece of beautiful and sumptuous velvet fabric. With bright colors and striped patterns, this one is inspired by beach towels. They are washable and perfect for the outdoors.

7. Bistro Fabric

The Bistro Fabric is woven from four yarn, distinguishing it from others in this list. They often end up mimicking French bistro chairs and add a dash of color to your outdoors.

8. 04759 Fabric

This unique fabric is not very different from linen in terms of weight. It has African-inspired designs with Chenille accents, adding to the appeal.

9. Rock Steady Fabric

Inspired by the Japanese Wabi-Sabi design, the Rock Steady Fabric is a patterned beauty. With textual patterns and all the qualities of outdoor fabric, these will enhance your outdoors.

10. Sampan Stripe Fabric

The Sampan Stripe Fabric mimics the looks of a grosgrain ribbon. It sports a classic stripe pattern that brings a wonderful appeal. With resistance to water, mildew, and fading, they are perfect for your outdoors.

11. Jinx Fabric

Jinx Fabrics are unique with their inside out make; you can use them on either side. With stripes and geometric shapes, this fabric is just the pop of color and design your outdoor furniture needs.

12. Mica Fabric

This outdoor fabric is a great choice if you want your outdoor furniture to have soft upholstery. The Mica Fabric is a plush chenille with a four-inch stripe.

13. Trailing Orchid Fabric

Love your orchids and hummingbirds? The Trailing Orchid Fabric is the go-to, with its designs and durability. This digitally printed fabric adds natural beauty to your outdoors.


When it comes to upholstery and furniture that gets a lot of elemental exposure, it is important that you buy outdoor fabrics. Most of these are durable and can sustain a high level of abrasion. The thirteen different types mentioned above are just the tip of the iceberg that outdoor fabrics are; choosing the right one can mean an elevated look in your house.

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