Outdoor fabrics are made to withstand UV rays, precipitation, pollen, dirt, and mildew. It's also stain repellent and easy to clean, and that's why it is an excellent choice for places with children, pets, and high-traffic areas. Moreover, since outdoor fabric is tough against fading, it is great for furniture situated near windows. And if you considered that outdoor fabrics are scratchy and stiff, that's no longer the case. Many of today's outdoor fabrics are soft textured weaves and jacquard.