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Quality designer fabrics without the pricetag

When you choose a Cristina Marrone Fabric, you’re choosing an upholstery fabric that has been sourced from the finest mills and the finest yarns in the world. All of the fabrics have been designed or selected by Cristina for their designer look, quality and value. We want to provide fabrics with a designer look without the designer price tag.

We offer a wide and varied collection of fabrics, encompassing classic, transitional and modern ranges to cover a wide spectrum to meet with the demands of today’s changing markets and fashions.

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Covertex is an upholstery fabric wholesaler now based in West Essex, founded by the Brown family.

We started as a business back in 1977, using our knowledge and experience in upholstery to build a name for ourselves. Covertex quickly became one of the leading wholesalers to the industry, supplying an extensive range of over 2,000 upholstery fabrics both in the UK and across Europe.

We’re still running the business, alongside our daughter Cristina, who joined the business in 1999.


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Who is Cristina Marrone

Cristina began with Covertex by working with us during the school holidays, and her flair for art and design eventually took her to the London College of Printing and Distributive Trades. Her studies culminated in gaining her Textile Design degree at Central Saint Martins, one of the world’s leading design colleges.

Turning her passion for textiles and her academic achievements into a career soon followed, joining the family business so she could make her mark on the industry.

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Designed in Britain

All of our fabrics have been designed or selected by Cristina for their designer look, quality and value.

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International Suppliers

We supply high-quality designer fabrics to our customers all over the world. Get in touch with us and see how we can help your business.

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Quality Guaranteed

We’re certain you’ll find the ideal upholstery fabrics for your customers at Covertex.

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Cosy never goes out of fashion. Whether you're looking to upholster custom some pub bench seating, that antique armchair chair or some cottage curtains, we'll have the plaid, check, windowpane and plain upholstery fabrics for you.

In this article, we've pulled together our most popular plaid, checked and windowpane collections. We've got fabrics in colourways that lend themselves to all seasons.

Get in touch with your local representative for pattern book enquiries or, to find a stockist close to you, contact us via the links in the header or footer.

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