Using proper fabric is one of basic but important element deciding the ultimate quality of tufting. You need few types of fabric along the process which are tufting fabric, mesh and backing fabric.
- Three types of working fabric have their own advantage depend on what you want to express. You can choose by visibility of drawing, quality in finishing, and efficiency in tufting. All of three can provide best quality to your work.
- Mesh is optional for better finish. Mesh can help spreading latex more easily without excess use. You can also use mesh for fixing ripped area on your working fabric.
- Backing fabric is one you can also use as a working fabric. It is one in stripes(black).