Up the Roll

Up the roll, also known as off-the-bolt, is a term that refers to the direction in which a textile is applied to upholstery and drapery products. Unlike railroaded fabrics, up the roll patterns runs in the same direction as the fabric.  In other words, the selvage to selvage is positioned horizontally. It is the most common direction for upholstery and drapery fabric.

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