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How to choose the best material to make a flag

How to choose the best material to make a flag

You might be considering making a flag for your business or some other specific purpose. While having a flag made seems simple enough, there are some things to consider and, possibly the most important component to think about, is the material it will be made from. Read More
11 steps to finding the perfect shade sail fabric

11 steps to finding the perfect shade sail fabric

A shade sail is a great addition to your outdoor space but finding the most appropriate shade sail fabric for your needs will depend on several factors. Let’s look at the 11 steps in the process of choosing the right fabric for your shade sail so you can make an educated choice. 

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8 compelling reasons why you need outdoor upholstery

8 compelling reasons why you need outdoor upholstery

When you think of furniture and home décor, outdoor upholstery is perhaps not the first thing that comes to your mind. Typically, people simply invest in their indoor furniture without paying much thought to the furniture for their patios or outdoor areas.  

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How is Squid applied?

How is Squid applied?

Squid is popular because of its versatility and ease of use, it can be cut in any size and simple to apply which is what we’ll be covering in this video. Read More
What is Squid and it's applications?

What is Squid and it's applications?

Blinds and shutters are great for privacy but do end up blocking most of the sun’s natural light and of course your own view. Adhesive window films on the other hand can reduce privacy but aren’t easy to set up and can sometimes have a cheap plastic finish. Read More
Australia’s biggest Bakslap event

Australia’s biggest Bakslap event

Last year more than 1,000 people packed Mooloolaba Beach on the Sunshine Coast Queensland for the inaugural Australia’s Biggest Bakslap event to get as many people together applying sunscreen as possible [...]

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Best Textiles For Caravanning And Camping

Best Textiles For Caravanning And Camping

When going caravanning or camping one of the key things that the traveller needs is, protection against the elements. To underestimate the value of a high-quality camping fabric or caravan fabric which will probably be waterproof canvas or PVC fabric is to potentially lead to a problem during your holiday.

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Marine Fabrics

Marine Fabrics

Marine Fabrics available from Ricky Ricky is excited to announce that they now offer a complete range of Marine fabrics to suit every […] Read More
The Docril Collection

The Docril Collection

It was the year 2000. Having identified an opportunity in the market, Norman Gottlieb set off overseas to research new textiles for […] Read More
Melanoma March

Melanoma March

Ricky secures Principal Partnership of Melanoma March It is no secret that Ricky is a proud supporter of Melanoma Institute Australia (MIA). […] Read More
Marguerite’s Story

Marguerite’s Story

A promising future for Marguerite Our Ricky Richards tradition continues this year as we give thought to those less fortunate and support […] Read More
Sculpture By the Sea

Sculpture By the Sea

Ricky partners with Goldberg Aberline Studios for Sculpture by the Sea. In August this year, Ricky Richards was asked to partner with […] Read More
Horse Rugs

Horse Rugs

How to choose the right horse rug fabric? As a horse owner or breeder, you often rug up your horses during winter […] Read More
Printable Wallcoverings

Printable Wallcoverings

Printable wall coverings for your home or office   Printable wallcoverings such as wallpapers or textured fabrics are used to great effect to beautify […] Read More
Awning Fabrics

Awning Fabrics

What type of fabric do you use for awnings? The dictionary describes an awning as a sheet of canvas or other material […] Read More
Retractable Awnings

Retractable Awnings

5 benefits of retractable awnings   1- Protection Retractable awnings provide protection from the sun’s harsh rays. While we often think about people […] Read More
Shade Sails Benefits

Shade Sails Benefits

Shade sails are more than protection from the sun. Most people think of shade sails and relate them directly to sun protection. […] Read More
Self adhesive vinyl

Self adhesive vinyl

What are different types of self adhesive vinyl? Self adhesive vinyl is a PVC film that has a sticky back for installation […] Read More
Banner Material

Banner Material

How to choose the best Banner material for your next advertising project?   There are many printable banner material types in the […] Read More
Winter Camping

Winter Camping

How to make Winter camping a breeze? Camping during the Australian Winter is a popular and fun activity. With so many families […] Read More
Chloe’s Story

Chloe’s Story

When five-year-old Chloe couldn’t shake what appeared to be gastro, her parents took her to their local emergency department. Chloe was checked […] Read More
Sports & Leisure

Sports & Leisure

It is no secret that Ricky Richards are stockists of an extensive range of textiles for diversified applications, and one core area […] Read More