Monday, April 18, 2016

2016 Bulk Order of Sunbrella Marine grade Awning Fabric Has Arrived

It's here! I am sorting through the patterns and taking pictures of the awning fabric with coordinating thread.

 I know it is hard to tell what accent colors are in the Sunbrella marine grade awning fabric, just from a stock picture. So, I am providing close-up shots of the awning fabric with thread spools.  Contact me if I haven't pictured the awning pattern that you want to see.
10' x 8' Motive Denim  4795 Inventory Awning for sale 6-22-2016  SOLD

                    More Motive Denim arriving  Fall 2016 for a custom sized awning
Sunbrella 4932 Forest Green Beige Natural some available and more arriving  for Fall 2016.
                                                      Rodanthe Sunrise Sunbrella
10' x 8' Inventory Awning in progress 6-22-2016 SOLD

Sunbrella 4777 Grey/Beige/Chip/Fancy still available 6-22-2016

Add captionSunbrella 4939 Brass Black Cherry still have plenty June 2016.

10' x 8' Inventory awning for sale  Sapphire Vintage Bar Stripe

8' x 8' Colonnade Juniper Inventory Awning SOLD 6-22-2016

More of the Westfield Mushroom 4817 will be arriving in my Fall 2016 order.

More4799 Black/Grey/White will be arriving in my Fall 2016 fabric order

Also   visit my  Facebook business page to see the rest of the 2016 patterns. Will be posting the Fall 2016 patterns soon.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

More Sunbrella Patterns Arriving Soon

The pallets are loaded for shipping and I have received the inventory list with available yardage. Here are some more Sunbrella marine grade awning fabric patterns, that have been included in my bulk order. There may be more, as they continue to unload.   Contact me dfoster@bellsouth.net    

Mediterranean Canvas Block Stripe

Fern Heather Beige Block Stripe

4817 Westfield Mushroom 46

4777 Grey Beige Chip

4948 Vintage Sapphire Bar Stripe10' x 8' awning is available for sale

Hatteras Raven 4989

Manhattan Classic 4789

Baycrest Pacific 4993

Clinton Granite 4888
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Colonnade redwood 4857
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Saturday, April 2, 2016

It May Come As A Surprise....

When shopping for a vintage trailer awning, be sure to comparison shop. It may come as a surprise to know that 54" wide outdoor upholstery fabric is intended for porch furniture cushions and pillows, not awnings. It is a soft, looser woven fabric, to contour around the curves of furniture.

However 46" wide Sunbrella marine grade awning fabric was technologically designed specifically for awnings. It has a distinct stiffness, and is tightly woven, giving superior water resistance with it's tough fluorocarbon treatment.
Sunbrella marine grade awning fabric was developed to withstand wind, rain, hail, mildew, tears, UV rays, plus acidic and salty environments.  Cleans up with a mild Clorox solution and a scrub brush. Visit their website for the tough stain removal chart and exact instructions. You never know when berry stains or bird droppings will attempt to ruin your camping trip!
The breath-ability of the Sunbrella marine grade awning fabric fabric allows for comfortable air flow, unlike vinyl. Also, Sunbrella marine grade awning fabric will not crack on fold lines when folded for storage.
Sunbrella is 100% solution dyed acrylic woven fabric. It has a high UV protection rating, against the harmful effects from the sun, and protects the awning from fading. Marine grade awning fabric is not screen printed, the striped design is woven and equally vibrant on the top and bottom of the fabric, and because the fibers are solution dyed the color is to the core.


When comparison shopping, be sure to consider that Polyester outdoor fabric is only screen printed on the top of the fabric. It's UV protection is 400 hours, during long summer days doesn't amount to much use before fading. Also, did you ever sit on an outdoor cushion that looked dry only to discover it was drenched underneath! The looser weave of outdoor upholstery fabric is meant to allow the foam cushion to dry out after a rain in order to prevent mildew. Did you know that outdoor upholstery fabric is intended to be on outside furniture under the shade of a porch?That is why it fades in direct sunlight.

Now consider some of the attributes of Sunbrella 100 % acrylic marine grade awning fabric. Resistant to rain, stain, wind, fading, stretching, tearing, mildew, plus UV protection against harmful effects of the sun, and comfortable air-flow; so we've got you covered!
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Brush off storm debris, then hose off your awning, and allow enough time to air dry before folding for storage. 100% acrylic marine grade awning fabric is resistant to mildew, however organic material left on the fabric, inbedded in the fibers may. So be sure to care for your awning by keeping it clean and hosing it off.