Upholstery means the cloth, fabric, or leather used for covering the furniture like sofas, chairs, headboards of a bed etc. The whole idea of upholstering a furniture is to make it more comfortable to use and look attractive. There are various types of materials used in upholstering the furniture like Polyester, Rayon, Linen, Velvet, Leather, Leatherite (artificial or synthetic leather), Silk, Cotton Blends, etc.

There are following types of upholstery fabrics :