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Backing Fabric for Wall Coverings

Transform any fabric into a custom wallcovering


FabWall ® backing applied to tightly woven fabric to be used as a wallcovering.

Fabric covered walls create a luxurious effect and offer unique options for patterns and textures on vertical surfaces. They also add sound absorbing and insulating qualities to a room. However, fabric cannot be applied directly to the wall without proper backing. Fabrics react to heat and humidity, which causes sagging and bubbling, and adhesives can seep through and stain the face of the fabric. Patterns and textures can also be difficult to align for a seamless appearance. By applying the proper backing to the fabric beforehand, these issues can be minimized.

Interior designers and decorators have struggled with these issues and have needed a solution for their fabrics. Our engineers came up with FabWall ® , and this opened the door to a whole new world of creative opportunities. FabWall ® is a process that we have developed which incorporates a non-woven backing applied to the back of the fabric. This adds the necessary body, stability, and makes the fabric easier to work with when cutting and pasting onto the wall.

FabWall ® backing applied to printed fabric to be used as a wallcovering.

Our proprietary process also incorporates a moisture barrier film between the non-woven backing and the fabric, which prevents the adhesive from seeping through and staining the face of the fabric. The fabric is then treated with our stain protection making it resistant to moisture and stains and easier to wipe clean.

It's easy to get started. We would love to transform your stunning silk, linen, cotton or any other fabric into a beautiful wallcovering. We can even work with your chenilles, grasscloths, or any other material that you would like to use on your wall.

We have successfully applied FabWall ® backing on a wide variety of fabrics including:

  • Silk Fabrics
  • Linen
  • Polyester
  • Cotton
  • Solids Plaids & Stripes
  • Embroidered & Pleated
  • Velvets
  • Vinyls
  • Embroidered
  • Chenilles
  • Animal Skins (Leather, snakeskin, etc)
  • Faux Leather (Naugahyde)
  • Plastic
  • Grasscloth
  • Up to 120" wide fabrics
  • Loosely woven fabrics

Free Samples

See and feel paper backing on your own fabric. Send us a sample of your fabric and our technicians will gladly apply the appropriate backing to suit your application (for a small fee). We can also send you a free brochure of representative samples if you prefer.


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Special Projects

KNIT BACKING APPLIED TO DELICATE CHAPAS WOVEN FABRIC FOR FABULOUS CUSTOM UPHOLSTERED CHAIRS
Published on Jun 16, 2018
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SUMMARY: Delicate woven fabrics are simply stunning when used in the fabrication of custom upholstered furniture. There are many... (continued)


ELEGANT FABRIC COVERED SPRAY ATOMIZERS UTILIZE FABBOND® LAYER BONDING
Published on Mar 31, 2018
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SUMMARY: The manufacturer of these spray atomizers gives them a unique look by wrapping them in fabric, but the finished products were... (continued)


FABBOND® LAYER BONDING CREATES CRISP, RESILIENT COSTUME FABRIC FOR THE RADIO CITY ROCKETTES
Published on Mar 27, 2018
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SUMMARY: The Radio City Rockettes needed special costume fabric for their wooden soldier costumes to be used in their Christmas... (continued)


EMBROIDERED FABRIC FOR CUSTOM UPHOLSTERED LOVESEAT
Published on Mar 27, 2018
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SUMMARY: Interior designer Bradley Burch, from Urban Mercantile in San Francisco, was ecstatic when he received his embroidered fabric... (continued)


FABRICBACK INTRODUCES FABTUFF® PUNCTURE RESISTANT BACKING
Published on Feb 21, 2018
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Tear Resistant Backing Adds Durability to Fabrics and Protects Upholstery and Flooring from Stiletto Damage.FabTuff® backing adds... (continued)


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