Dust covers at beneath of upholstered chairs and sofas are usually made from spunbonded polyester materials. These fabrics, usually black in color, hide the internal seating construction and prevent house pets or insects from entering the upholstered furniture from below.
Non woven can be used for the materials under the loose seat cushions. Engineered nonwoven fabrics such as spunbond may be used to replace the higher cost outer fabric.
These nonwoven fabrics are usually white in color however can be colored to match with the upholstered furniture’s outer fabric.
These fabrics are relatively heavy, in the 100 grams/meter² range, as they must have enough strength to withstand stretching forces and hold sewing stitches and construction staples.