In Flordon, a family with three small children and a Lab required tough textiles throughout their home. The Folly owners upholstered a banquette in the kitchen and a sofa and loveseat in the den with performance fabric. “Seating is where we feel it’s most important to use these special fabrics,” Pouncey says. Photo: Virginia Hamrick

Got it covered: Performance fabric helps furniture survive life’s wear and tear

It’s no secret that outdoor fabrics often make their way inside, too—they’re a great way to protect against spills, stains and smells and the patterns and textures are often indistinguishable from regular fabric. But, says Folly co-owner Victoria Pouncey, occasionally the right textile for the space just isn’t available. Enter performance fabrics. “[They] are essentially […]