Tropical design fabrics

Tropical fabrics are perfect for bringing life and nature into your home. Tropical print fabric inspired by lush rainforests and exotic flowers will make you feel like you’re always on vacation. At FabricMill, we offer a selection of Tropical fabrics by the yard, suitable to use for pillows, curtains, upholstery, and more. Read more
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Introduction into Tropical Fabrics

Beach print fabrics add a fun and refreshing element to your home. At FabricMill, we sell beach fabrics by the yard in a variety of colors and patterns. Depending on which Beach fabric you choose, it will complement various interior designs and can be used for different purposes, such as colorful pillows, curtains, or Tropical bedding.

Tropical Fabrics Use Cases

Tropical fabrics are a great addition to any space. Add just a little touch of nature with Tropical throw pillows, or bring in bigger pieces of furniture and curtains to completely embrace the exotic atmosphere. Here are some popular use cases for Tropical fabrics around the house. 

Tropical Fabrics Upholstery and Re-upholstery

Imagine walking into a room that instantly transports you to a tropical paradise. A chair or a sofa upholstered with a Tropical fabric is a stunning statement piece. You can also use Tropical upholstery fabric to give a new look to your old furniture. 

Tropical Fabrics for Window Treatments, Drapes, and Curtains

Tropical curtains and Tropical drapes add a soft and breezy feel to any room. Tropical drapes and curtains come in various designs. You can choose Tropical floral patterns with big leaves for a distinct accent or small intricate patterns for a more delicate look. Tropical print curtains are a great choice for living rooms, bedrooms, or any other spice you want to refresh.

Tropical Fabrics for Home Decor

If curtains or big pieces of furniture with flower patterns seem too bold, adding a few home decor items could be the best choice. This will be a great fit not only for indoors but also outdoors. For example, throw Tropical outdoor pillows on your patio furniture to create a little oasis in your backyard.

Tropical Fabrics for Table Settings

Use Tropical table runners and Tropical table coverings to upgrade your dining experience. Floral motifs can add an exotic and holiday-like atmosphere to your meals. Perfect for both indoor and outdoor dining areas, they make every meal feel like a vacation.

Tropical Fabrics for Bedding and Shower Curtains

To create a coherent Tropical feel in your home, don’t forget about the bedroom and the bathroom. Tropical bed sheets and Tropical bedding sets offer exotic charm to your bedroom. For the bathroom, beach fabric shower curtains and Tropical shower curtains will make it feel like a tropical getaway. 

Benefits and Traits of Tropical Fabrics

There are several reasons why people often choose Tropical prints for their homes. First of all, these fabrics are available in different colors and patterns and therefore can be used for various home decor items and styles. These materials are visually appealing and can make your home feel like a tropical destination.

Tropical Fabrics are Versatile

At FabricMill we offer Tropical patterns in prints of various colors, combining elements of wildlife, plants, and fruit. That’s why these fabrics can be used in a variety of ways around your house, including Tropical bedding sets, pillow coverings, table runners, and shower curtains. There are countless possibilities for bringing a tropical feel into your home.

Turn Your Home into a Tropical Retreat

By using Tropical fabrics, you can feel like you’re on holiday without leaving the house. The colorful patterns bring exotic tropical destinations right into your living space. Whether it's Tropical bedding or a beach fabric shower curtain, these fabrics create a peaceful, vacation-like feel.

Tropical Fabrics Are Visually Appealing

Designs with rich greenery, exotic flowers, and a seaside color palette create a fun and dynamic atmosphere. Even just a few Tropical pillows can make the room feel more exciting. Alternatively, you can also layer large lively prints with small and detailed ones to add depth to your space. 

Tropical Fabrics in Interior Design

Tropical fabrics are ideal for adding a lively and light mood to a variety of interior design styles. They are a good fit not only for coastal and bohemian designs but also for traditional ones. Here is more information about some popular interior design styles that feature Tropical materials.

Tropical Fabrics in Tropical Interior Style

The Tropical interior design aims to bring the outdoors inside with rich colors and natural accents. No doubt that Tropical patterns and Tropical designs are key to achieving this look. Curtains, upholstery, pillows, and other home decor made out of beach themed fabric will fit right in for this style.

Tropical Fabrics in Coastal Interior Design

Coastal interior design is characterized by light, breezy interiors that create the impression of being on the beach. This style works perfectly with beach theme fabric and Tropical patterns. Incorporate beach-themed fabric into slipcovers, pillows, and drapes to add to the coastal mood and always feel like you're on a beach vacation.

Tropical Fabrics in Bohemian Interior Design

The Bohemian style is best known for its floral and free-spirited aesthetic. This style works nicely with vintage Tropical fabric, which adds an exotic and unique touch to the interior. Try using Tropical motifs on bedspreads, wall hangings, and pillow coverings to create a colorful and inviting atmosphere.

Tropical Fabrics in Traditional Interior Design

The bold look of Tropical fabrics can even be incorporated into traditional designs. Add a fun twist to classic interior with Tropical drapes or cushions. A few Tropical elements can instantly transform the overall atmosphere of a room and make your traditionally designed space more interesting.

General Facts about Tropical Fabrics

The dynamic patterns of Tropical fabrics make spaces feel lively and exotic. The fabrics are available in different patterns and materials, making them suitable for various uses like upholstery, window treatments, and bedding. Coastal, bohemian, tropical, and even traditional interior design styles all work well with Tropical textiles, making your home feel like a cozy holiday getaway.



Use Cases

Upholstery, window treatments, drapes, curtains, bedding, table coverings, pillows, and more


Depends on the fabric,  ranges from 9,000 to 60,000 double rubs


Depends on the material used


Varies depending on the material


Often with colors designed to resist fading; however, depends on the material


Varies depending on the material

Pilling Resistance

Depends on the material used

Stain Resistance

Often treated to resist stains; however, depends on the material

Odor Resistance

Many Tropical fabrics are treated to resist odors; however, depends on the material


Varies depending on the material, some are water-resistant but not fully waterproof

Fire Resistance

Depends on the material used

Aesthetic Qualities

Vibrant colors, dynamic patterns inspired by nature

Interior Design Styles

Tropical, coastal, bohemian, traditional

Natural vs Synthetic

Available in both natural and synthetic fibers


Depends on the material used

Main Benefits

Vibrant aesthetics, durability, versatility, easy maintenance

Frequently Asked Questions About Tropical Fabrics

What are Tropical Fabrics, What are they Made of?

Tropical fabrics feature attractive, nature-inspired patterns. They can be made from different fibers, including both natural fibers like cotton and synthetic fibers like polyester. These prints are usually bold and colorful. inspired by Tropical plants, flowers, and beach elements.

How to Wash and Clean Tropical Fabrics?

Check the care label for specific instructions. Most fabrics, however, can be machine-cleaned in cold water on a moderate cycle. For the best results, air dry or tumble dry on low heat to avoid shrinkage or fabric damage.

How Durable are Tropical Fabrics?

The durability depends on the specific material, they can withstand between 9,000 to 60,000 double rubs. Refer to the product page for each material. There you will find information about durability, fiber content, and other useful details.

What are Tropical Fabrics Good to Use as?

Tropical fabrics are available in different materials and patterns. This means that they are fit for a wide range of home decor projects, such as upholstery, curtains, bedding, and decorative items such as pillows and table runners. Their attractive patterns can bring a lively, fun feel to any room in your home.