Acorn Canvas

GARDEN CANVAS PRODUCTS

GARDEN CANVAS PRODUCTS

Whether it is a hard-wearing cover for that ever-present washing line or some "Garden Sails" to provide shade and add a new dimension to your garden or terrace, Acorncanvas can help.
Choose from our stocked products or let us quote for a specific shape, cover or shade.
What about a cover for that patio furniture or swing seat?
VELCRO

VELCRO

The original hook and loop system - trademark VELCRO - is the only one we recommend and stock.
Available in 3 colours in both Self-Adhesive and Sew-on types,
it is sold in metres of Hook and Loop together (ie 1x Metre Hook plus 1x Metre Loop). Orders of more than one metre come in continuous lengths.
FABRICS & MATERIALS

FABRICS & MATERIALS

We offer a range of materials for marine and exterior use and seating vinyls and other fabrics ideal for marine internal upholstery. All are fully workable on virtually every domestic sewing machine

Acrylic Canvas including the market leader SUNBRELLA PLUS is a premium material for covers or canopies, it having excellent UV properties. It is available in two types of coating.

Vinyls are flame retardant to BS5852, and are stain and mildew resistant.

Alongside our acrylics and vinyls we offer Window Plastic and Upholstery Matting too.

FREE SAMPLES are always available so you can make sure before purchasing that the colours and textures are just the right ones for you.
See the individual sections for details.
FASTENINGS

FASTENINGS

All our fastenings are chosen to match with the other products in our range and are as used by professionals in the marine industry where top performance is so critical.
We offer the following:-

SNAP FASTENERS

TURNBUTTONS

LIFT THE DOTS

TENAX R


All items in these 3 ranges are manufactured in nickel-plated brass.
Naturally, we also keep Stainless Steel Screws which are produced in marine grade A4 Stainless Steel.
WEBBINGS & BINDINGS

WEBBINGS & BINDINGS

Our Webbings come in two materials - Polyester and Polypropylene. Both are UV resistant.
Use Polypropylene for light work such as bag-making.
Use Polyester for strength - all our Polyester Webbings are tested and are rated for Breaking Strength.
Bind edges of fabric with Acrylic Centrefold Binding - we stock colours to match our fabrics
ZIPS

ZIPS

Our Marine Quality Open-Ended (or "Jacket") Zips come in 3 colours, complete with sliders and "end stops".
They are No 10 size, the most suitable for exterior canopies and covers, have good UV protection, and are strong enough to withstand "heavy pulls".
Their moulded plastic tooth design is less prone to clogging.

We also offer 'Continuous Zips', sold by the metre length, in the same Marine Quality high spec.as the Open-Ended versions.
CANOPY FITTINGS

CANOPY FITTINGS

Our 25mm (1") Canopy Fittings range is made in Marine grade Stainless Steel Type 316.
All the fittings are subjected to the strictest quality control procedures and then mirror-polished for a super-look finish.
Use with Polished Stainless Steel Tube (usually available from local stockholders)
See FASTENINGS for the choice of Stainless Steel Screws to match the fittings.
CANOPY FRAME KITS

CANOPY FRAME KITS

Thinking of making your own canopy, bimini, garden shade, etc?
Acorncanvas can provide you with a solution tailored to your requirements.
You give us the rough dimensions and a sketch and we will ask the right questions to allow us to quote.
Our kits are usually manufactured in 1" or 25mm Stainless Steel Polished Tube.
EYELETS and HOLDONS

EYELETS and HOLDONS

Our Eyelets come in kits complete with tools.
The eyelets are made of brass and have a natural brass finish
The tools are used for cutting and closing the eyelets - although a useful addition is one of our cutting punches (see TOOLS) if inserting very large numbers of eyelets

Our instant eyelet 'Holdons' come in an 'emergency' pack of 10 with 3 different sizes (Mini, Midi, Maxi) included.