Ennis Fabrics' Blog

Home Décor Ideas Using Acrylic

Acrylic has become a popular staple of home decorating. Acrylic, sometimes known as Lucite, is a plastic material that can be made clear, and has great optical clarity (if it’s made clear) and is more impact resistant than glass. In addition, Acrylic is easy to fabricate, is lightweight, and bonds well with common adhesives and […] ... Read More

Fabric Inspiration: Top Colors of 2020

Color is important to interior designers, textile manufacturers, and countless other professionals that use color to complete their products. Pantone released their new color of the year for 2020, 19-4052 Classic Blue. Pantone’s website describes the color as elegant in its simplicity, thought-provoking, and peaceful. With the start of the new decade, it’s only fitting […] ... Read More

Introducing Challenger: The High-Performance PVC Fabric

It’s not often that a fabric can be used for a variety of projects across a wide range of markets and still maintain a stylish look. At Ennis Fabrics, we realized that there was a growing need for a vinyl that can not only meet industry specifications for essentially any market, but also offer stylish […] ... Read More

Styling the Fall 2019 collections – design inspo

Ennis Fabrics 2019 Fall collections are here and to help you explore, we’ve put together four beautiful trend collections. ... Read More

Design process – how we utilize trend boards

Every season we create trend boards to capture the mood, style, and inspiration for our new designs. These boards are established very early on in the design process and help guide us through until the fabric is created. Until now, we’ve never shared these before. However, we hoped they might be helpful or of interest to you. Enjoy exploring where we got inspired from ... Read More

5 excellent ways to embrace the velvet trend

Our love affair with velvet continues – and so does everyone else’s. Ennis Fabrics now carries a wide variety of velvets and faux velvets. Velvet is the soft-touch textile that keeps on giving. From ancient times to modern day, velvet has always been considered a luxurious textile. From robes and gowns worn by kings and […] ... Read More

Charming Christmas Crafts

The weather outside is frightful, but crafting is so delightful! Some fun craft ideas using your fabric scraps. ... Read More

Tariff Update

Update on the initial US-China tariff changes as of November 2018. ... Read More

Surtax changes between the US and China

Why are there changes? Essentially, it began as Donald Trump’s way of punishing China for abusing American intellectual-property rights. However, what he thought would teach them a lesson has turned into a trade standoff, with both sides threatening higher tariffs and various restraints. “Trump believes that the gulf between how much China exports to the […] ... Read More

Exciting Changes

Styles change…even those that are timeless. After more than 45 years in business, we have shortened our name from J. Ennis Fabrics to Ennis Fabrics. We have also introduced a fresh new logo and website to reinforce our commitment to customer success. ... Read More

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