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Old 05-15-2015, 01:24 PM   #21
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Anyone have a pic of a mattress cover?
We just use a fitting sheet. Are others doing upholstery fabric? Seems like a waste if it is just covered anyway.
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Old 05-15-2015, 01:34 PM   #22
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We just use a fitting sheet. Are others doing upholstery fabric? Seems like a waste if it is just covered anyway.
Pondering just using a van sleeping bag and a a blanket or two verses outfitting the bed like at home.
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Old 05-15-2015, 01:38 PM   #23
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It is upholstery fabric and I plan to Scotch Guard it as soon as I get it home.
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We had our living room furniture reupholstered by a fellow who had forty years of experience and owned a high end shop. When we asked about Scotch Guard, he advised not to use it.
It will protect for a short while, but when the upholstery gets soiled it is much more difficult to get it clean.
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Old 05-15-2015, 01:55 PM   #24
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Anyone have a pic of a mattress cover?
Here is our mattress cover...
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Old 05-15-2015, 03:51 PM   #25
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Here is a picture of our custom fabric we received Wednesday from ETI. We pick it up at the end of the month and I can't wait to see it in person. It is upholstery fabric and I plan to Scotch Guard it as soon as I get it home.
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I like it! Works very well with the stock Formica. Classy.
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Old 05-15-2015, 07:00 PM   #26
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We just use a fitting sheet. Are others doing upholstery fabric? Seems like a waste if it is just covered anyway.
I was wondering about that, too. Some have a mattress cover on when the linens are removed and the trailer is not being used. If linens are on the bed, not any reason to have one that I can see. Seems it is for when you are home.
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Old 05-16-2015, 04:06 PM   #27
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Finding then buying the fabric was the most painful part of the build, for me. I purchased the fabric and it was shipped to me from Hawaii, I took it to ETI when I took the build sheet up three months before completion.
Donna, that's really nice looking. Where did you get the fabric from?

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Old 05-16-2015, 04:11 PM   #28
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Here is our mattress cover...
I was wondering if you have a photo posted that shows the cabinet on top of the stock cabinet? Did you put shelves and drawers in them?

After touring a 21' yesterday, I'm very much taken with the idea of adding that extra cabinet.

If you, or anyone else has posted photos, please provide the link(s). You can send me a PM or email if you don't want to change the theme of this post.

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When everyone was cruising various sites looking for their custom fabric, do you recall seeing any with cats on them? I did find two with horses at the Discounted Fabric site someone mentioned. But they didn't have any with cats. I emailed a local company in Seattle, but they never got back to me (what's with the lack of customer service these days?).

Yes, I know I can go with a solid or slightly patterned one color fabric and use cat patterned pillows, but one never knows until you see your different options.

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If you Google "fabric with cats" or "cats fabric" you'll pull up a zillion images and then can go to the website to see what is offered. Here is just one example:

FABRIC - Feline Drive
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