Fabric Focus: 6 Ways to Bring Ticking Stripe Fabric Home

Ticking stripe

via Kirby Perkins Home Builders

With its clean look and hint of nostalgia, ticking stripe fabric is a down-to-earth, decorative workhorse. Quintessentially simple, traditional ticking features a muted stripe in a color such as red, blue, brown or black on a light, neutral background. A twill of tightly woven cotton or linen, it was originally used as a cover for mattresses and pillows to prevent the spiky quills of down feathers from poking through.

From window treatments to pillows to shower curtains to upholstery, here are six ways to use ticking stripe fabric. Click HERE for the full story…



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