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Your printed throws are a luxury addition to your home furnishings. Made from a plush velvet face featuring your designs which is hand stitched to beautiful soft Sherpa fleece, it feels silky smooth against the skin and is incredibly snuggly. Use as throws for sofas when the evenings get chillier, or drape elegantly over your bed for a decorative touch.
Your bespoke throws for sofas or beds are beautifully handmade and bring an extra touch of elegance to your home. With neatly hemmed edges and a vibrant, full colour print onto plush velvet, it radiates luxury. The velvet face is hand stitched onto thick, warm Sherpa fleece, a poly based fabric that resembles the shaggy sheep coat. With four different size options, you can make sure it's large enough to cover a standard size sofa or bed, so your design is an instant focal point of the room, or to comfortably keep your lap warm in the colder evenings.
Four different size options, square or rectangular
2 colour back options; expertly hemmed edges
Throws for sofas or beds
10 year guarantee on print, material and stitching
100 x 73 cm
145 x 106 cm
145 x 145 cm
145 x 198 cm
Fast production & delivery
Most products can be made and dispatched within 24 hours of receiving the order, so there's hardly any wait. View delivery information.
Handmade with Love
All products are handmade to order by a team of experts here at Contrado.
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How Your Printed Throws are Made
Handmade to order using the finest fabrics and inks, your specialist printed throws are long lasting and a timeless home furnishing. Your designs are printed onto the plush velvet face, which is then sewn onto warm, soft Sherpa fleece for a thick, double layer. We use dye sublimation so the inks are fused deep into the fibres of the fabric, so your design won't fade, peel away or scratch off. The hems are neatly sewn, providing a seamless finish. The throws come with a 10 year guarantee on print & material; and a 100% satisfaction guarantee or you get your money back*.
*Returns procedure must be followed
Sherpa fleece by nature is water repellent, and plush velvet is a fabric that needs a little pampering. After machine washing at 30°c and tumble drying on low, give the velvet face a brush to keep the fibres nice and soft. Do this every few washes when you feel the fibres stiffening slightly.
Printed edge to edge in full colour, you can choose between four different sizes to fill with your unique designs, patterns or artwork. For commercial purposes, you can centralise your logo, or choose the Repeat Pattern option in the design interface for all over branding. The print on plush velvet is bold and clear, and despite the thick, fluffy pile, the print is distorted or affected in anyway. This means you can choose designs with intricate detailing as they'll still show exceptionally well.
Unique throws for sofas are an elegant addition to your home furnishings. They bring life and colour to neutral rooms, and used as a central feature piece. Choose patterns that will complement your existing home interiors, or alternatively, print clashing colours for an interesting artistic style.
Hotels and boutique bed and breakfasts should design printed throws to add a level of sophistication to guest rooms. Customers will marvel at the sheer softness. It's an impressive addition that won't go unnoticed, and could be the difference between a good night's sleep and a great night's sleep.
Include these beautifully printed throws into your design brand's product range and offer unique home furnishings for customers. They're expertly handmade to order and the print is permanent, so you can provide customers with a product that will last a lifetime.
Frequently asked questions:
What is Sherpa fleece?
Sherpa fleece is a beautifully soft, thick and warm polyester fleece. One side has a smooth finish, whilst the other side is shaggy and resembles the coat of a sheep.
Will it cover my sofa?
These are perfect throws for sofas as they're so large. Depending on size, they'll almost cover a large single bed, so can be used as an extra blanket in the colder months.
Are my designs printed all over?
Your designs are printed onto the gorgeous plush velvet face, which is stitched to the Sherpa fleece. Full colour dye sublimation means your print won't fade over time.
Browse Designer Throws
Our #ContradoCreative artists have designed a special range of throws, all custom printed with their original artwork. Browse this eclectic mix of throws for sofas and find the perfect one to adorn your home furnishings.
What's the best resolution to print in?
We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally, your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi, this means that no resizing of your file occurs stopping any interpolation.
Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?
For multi-coloured or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colours and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.
Which colour model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?
We advise providing images in the RGB colour space. Specifically using the sRGB image profile, to achieve best colour results.What does this mean? In your editing software choose RGB as the working space, and assign the image profile as sRGB (full name sRGB IEC61966-2.1)
What does GSM mean?
Grams per Square Meter (GSM) is an international standard for measuring the weight of paper or fabric. GSM uses the weight of a square meter (1000 x 1000mm) as an indication of the weight and thickness of a given fabric. We class 20-100gsm as light (summer fabrics, gauzes and fine silks), 101-249 gsm as medium (most clothing fabrics) and 250+ gsm as heavy (upholstery fabrics, and other specialist fabrics).
What are bleed areas?
When designing your product, it’s best to make sure that your image is slightly larger than needed. In printing, the extra printed image is referred to as a “Bleed Area” or margin, and it is removed from the finished piece. A bleed area acts as a buffer for slight inconsistencies in the manufacturing process. however, it’s important to fill your bleed areas completely, or you may end up with white, unprinted strips along the edge of your finished product.
Do you print on garments a customer supplies?
Unfortunately not. All our garments are printed on flat fabric and sewn into finished products, which gives a better-finished result and all-over print. We test meticulously so that we know what gets the best results on our fabrics, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. We do however print sublimation paper to order, so if you have access to a heat press you can press your fabrics or flat garments easily.
Can you Align a Pattern or design across panels of a garment?
We always strive for the greatest accuracy when printing and constructing your garments. However, due to unavoidable stretch or movement of the fabric during the stitching process, we cannot guarantee perfect pattern registration across garment seams. We are generally accurate within 2-3mm, which is close enough for most patterns but may show slight issues with detailed geometric patterns.
Can I print my own Labels?
Most of our garments now come with printable label space for you to add your own company information and branding! If you would like to sew in your own labels, we also offer Printed Fabric Labels here.
How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?
With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water-based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colours and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfilment.
Please note: As everything we provide is handmade to order, all measurements may vary slightly.
Delivery time & Costs
We handmake your item on site, which takes on average 1-2 days. Please check individual production times which are displayed next to the item price on the product page, as this varies from product to product. In rare cases when we need to reprint an item, this may take an additional 1-2 days.
After your item has been manufactured, we ship your order and send you a dispatch confirmation via email through. Please add on the production time to the delivery time to calculate when your order will be with you. The delivery time will be visible in the basket and check-out page.
You can then enjoy or resell your hand-made products with your very own designs.
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Make use of the Manufacturing and Worldwide Shipping Experience
At Contrado, every product is handmade on site to ensure the highest quality. We provide a dedicated production service as well as a range of fast delivery options. For the past 14 years, we have printed and hand-made countless personalised products for a wide range of customers all over the world and many of them have become loyal customers who love not only our products but also the care, knowledge and dedication from our staff.