Oilcloth originates form the 18th Century and was originally fabric soaked in linseed oil. It was an adaptable fabric just like today and was used for clothes amongst other things.
Move forward a few hundred years and oilcloth is still in use and just as adapatble. Now Oilcloth is made from cotton or linen and is coated with a PVC laminate to ensure it is hardwearing, durable and wipeclean. With famous names such as Cath Kidston producing Oilcloth and even more famously her Oilcloth Bags , Oilcloth is very popular with both home lovers and crafters. Anyone with a sewing machine and some inspiration can knock up an Oilcloth bag, Oilcloth Apron, Oilcloth Make-Up bag, iphone cover and even outdoor cushions.
With Oilcloth being such a popular fabric, so has the increase in designs. Whether it be a simple Grey Polka Dot Oilcloth, a Duck Egg Shabby Chic Oilcloth, a Plain Taupe Oilcloth or a Scandinavian Oilcloth; there is sure to be a design here for you. We always say that if you can't see what you want, then to get in touch.