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Old 03-31-2013, 10:43 AM   #1
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Orange upholstery fabric for restoration?

Has anyone found a good source for the orange corduroy upholstery fabric for the 1970's Argosy units?

We actually like the warm feel of the orange and we'd prefer a restoration rather than changing the look with a different fabric.
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:10 PM   #2
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Has anyone found a good source for the orange corduroy upholstery fabric for the 1970's Argosy units?

We actually like the warm feel of the orange and we'd prefer a restoration rather than changing the look with a different fabric.
Fred,

I don't know about orange fabric but how about an orange shower curtain...

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Old 04-05-2013, 07:19 PM   #3
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Funny! One of the first things we replaced was the original shower curtain. I cut a new one down to the shape of the shower area and added the snaps. Turns out the Jo-Ann Fabrics has the exact snaps required! Just one more skill that I have acquired since buying the rolling home!
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Discount Upholstery Fabric & Drapery Fabrics Online- Free Samples

Just type in orange in the search window.
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Update: I tore the fabric on my front seat which has expedited my upholstery replacement! I ordered a bunch of orange samples and ended up with 633016 CONNECTION JAFFA Crypton Fabric. Matching an orange carpet proved impossible so we are going with a chocolate brown carpet with a slight shag look. We are going to cover some of the panels with a Manolo Cafe fabric for a 70's look.
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Old 03-11-2014, 08:43 PM   #6
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Flor makes several styles of orange carpet tiles:

Orange Carpet Tiles | FLOR.com
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Here are some updated pictures of my interior renovation. Everything is now done on the inside. All of the seats were done by a local shop (also Airstream owners). Carpet (shag chocolate brown) is down. Panels are upholstered with the flowery 1970's fabric (technically "Manolo Cafe"). I just need to get the gen set fixed and renew my vehicle inspection sticker! Getting very close!
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