About Outdoor Textiles
Who are We?
For more than 30 years, our family has been providing customers with their own fabric for their personal do-it-yourself (DIY) projects.
Our story began with our first store, Awning Works Inc. out of Clearwater, Florida. It specializes in the manufacture and installation of many types of sun control and storm protection products. Through the years, we had had so many requests from customers wanting to buy their own Sunbrella fabric that we created a website where people could go to do just that. We launched Outdoor Fabric Central in 2003 for the DIY enthusiast and, in the process, have helped people design and create some really neat things.
As business has grown so has the services and products that we offer. We now operate three niche outdoor fabric sites as well as an interior fabric site, FabricCopia, which launched in late 2011. Our last endeavor was the launch of our sister store, Patio Lane, which features interior decor fabrics and outdoor living products such as outdoor furniture. It also features our unique cushion service, where we customize any piece of furniture with your choice of fabric for a personal, one-of-a-kind look.
Our products include furniture fabrics, marine fabrics of all kinds, clear vinyl, grommets, zippers, and threads. Our selection includes such name brands as Ferrari, Nautolex, Sunbrella®, Outdura, TopGun, Strataglass, Stamoid, and others. As a family-owned firm, we know what consistency is all about. We know what a difference quality can make. And we know that a smile, a handshake, and a purchase that feels really good will guarantee our success.
Our Family of Websites Includes:
- OutdoorFabricCentral.com: Everything Sunbrella and more …
- FabricCopia.com: Luxurious interior fabrics and essentials
- ShowoffCanopy.com: SHOWOFF art festival canopies and displays
- PatioLane.com: Outdoor living central
Family Enterprise Mission
Our family enterprise mission is built upon a philosophy of excellence through teamwork supported by ethical and professional business practices. Of paramount importance is creating a work environment highly suited to enhanced creativity and productivity. Our goal is the offering of quality and highly useful products and services to the consumer and business community, and to that end, we dedicate ongoing resources to the research and development of new ideas.
As a business led by strong family values and sense of community, our family enterprise looks to participate in and support social ideas that positively affect the health and safety of our employees, families, and the community. We have a special focus on assisting children’s programs and supporting disabled women and men who have served in our armed forces.