Traditional felt is a non-woven fabric that is produced by matting, condensing, and pressing loose fibers in order to form the structure of the fabric. With a loose construction that is subject to tearing, felt products that are used industrially are typically made by heating, shrinking, and brushing a woven textile to create the appearance of a felt, while maintaining a strong underlying woven bond. Felts are typically made of wool or polyester but can also be composed of other natural or synthetic fibers. Felt’s intrinsic properties include sound absorbency, and its unique surface has a homogenous, unstructured appearance that does not reflect light. It can be used in many interior applications, such as on furniture, walls, and for hanging structures.

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