Striped cotton ticking in black and cream from James Thompson Inc.
About this fabric: Ticking is a tightly woven twill fabric that often has the same weight and feel of denim. Originally ticking was used for making covers for pillows and mattresses because, it is tightly woven and helps prevent down feathers and straw from poking through. Because of this it is commonly known as mattress ticking. True ticking is made with a stripe pattern that has been woven in for long lasting durability. This particular ticking is a light to medium weight fabric that is not completely down feather proof, and has a black woven stripe and light cream background. Because ticking is so durable and long lasting it can be used for a wide variety projects. It is great for creating home décor items that will bring a simple sophisticated country home atmosphere. Create exquisite matching sets of dinning room items such as; chair cushions, table runners, placemats, and napkins. It is also great for making heavy duty lasting totes and bags for groceries or fun on the beach. With James Thompson’s wide variety of colors there is sure to be something that you will love.