5 Great Campsite Uses for Camouflage 70D Nylon Fabric

5 Great Camping Uses for Camouflage Fabric
5 Great Camping Uses for Camouflage Fabric

It’s camping season and there are times when you could use a few yards of waterproof fabric at your campsite. 70D Nylon ripstop is the perfect camping fabric. Everyone always tells me they already have tarps at their campsite. Let me tell you, tarps are not the same. Our fabrics are lighter weight and can be cut to length for whatever you need to use it for. I always keep a few yards around and here are just a few ways I have found it to be useful.

  1. Camper Leaks

    Oh those dreaded camper leaks. Our 70D Nylon Ripstop is ideal for this type of situation. It’s waterproof, lightweight and doesn’t take up a lot of room in storage. Laying down a little bit of our fabric over top of the leak is a great temporary solution for any camper leak. Don’t throw a 50′ tarp down, use a couple yards of our fabric.


  2. Table Cloths

    Most of our fabrics come in 60” widths. Having a few yards around for table cloths is great. You can cut the fabrics to the exact length you want. The fabric is waterproof and easily cleaned. The camouflage fabrics look awesome at the campsite!


  3. Covers

    Our fabrics work really well for making custom grill covers. They are also great for covering just about anything else including woodpiles, mowers, ATVs, etc. The lightweight 70D Nylon is waterproof with a PU coating so having a few yards around for emergencies is a good idea.


  4. Emergency Shelter

    Since our 70D Nylon Ripstop is lightweight and waterproof, I tell all of my hiking & camping friends to carry at least 6 yards of our fabric with them. It packs easy and is extremely strong and durable. Use it for an emergency shelter or tent.


  5. Hammock

    Do you want to make a homemade hammock? Our fabrics are tough enough to hold a grown man. All you need is some rope, a couple stones to tie at the corners or grommets and you could be chilling on a comfy hammock in no time.

  • 70D Nylon MultiCam Original Fabric

    70D Nylon Ripstop – DWR – MultiCam® – 59/60″

    $15.25 / yd
  • A-TACS AU-X 70D Nylon Ripstop Fabric - Camo Fabric Depot

    70D Nylon Ripstop – PU coated and DWR – A-TACS AU-X – 60″

    $11.45 / yd
  • Multicam-Original-70DNylon-Ripstop

    70D Nylon Ripstop – PU Coating and DWR – MultiCam® – 59/60″

    $17.45 / yd
  • 70D Nylon Ripstop – PU Coating and DWR – MultiCam® Alpine – 59/60″

    $17.45 / yd
  • Multicam Black - 70D Nylon Ripstop Fabric

    70D Nylon Ripstop – PU Coating and DWR – MultiCam® Black – 59/60″

    $17.45 / yd
  • 70D Nylon Ripstop – Uncoated – A-TACS iX – 57/58″

    $10.45 / yd

Camo Your Prom or Wedding With Our Camouflage Satin Fabric

Camouflage Satin Fabric for Wedding or Prom Dresses

Camouflage Satin Fabric for Wedding or Prom DressesThere is no better way to express your love for camo than to create a beautiful satin dress out of your favorite camouflage pattern. My niece recently got married and couldn’t find the exact dress that she wanted. She wanted to use the Muddy Girl pattern from Moon Shine Camo and couldn’t find a local bridal shop that had what she wanted. We provided her with the camo satin fabric and she took it to a local seamstress who helped her design and create a stunning wedding dress as well as matching bridesmaids dresses and matching vests for the groom and groomsmen. The outcome of the dresses and vests were exactly what she envisioned and she said it meant so much to her being able to be a part of designing the entire wedding party’s formal wear. She ended up using our 3.5 oz. Soft Hand Moon Shine Camo® Muddy Girl® satin fabric for the bridesmaids dresses, sashes and vests. Her beautiful bride’s dress was designed using our 4 oz. firm hand feel Mossy Oak Winter® satin fabric and finished off the camo theme quite nicely.

If you are more into traditional camo, maybe try using our 3.5 oz. soft hand Mossy Oak Break Up® satin fabrics for bridesmaid dresses. This pattern also goes really well with a Mossy Oak Winter which I think would be perfect for an entire bride’s dress. We also have in stock 3.5 oz. Soft Hand Satin – Moon Shine Camo® Undertow® which could be a nice complimentary blue within your camo wedding theme.

So if you can’t find the exact dress you want and want to design your own wedding party entourage, our fabrics are exactly what you need to get started. If you are a seamstress or are a business looking for the best camouflage fabrics available these fabrics are for you as well.

Check out our available satin wedding dress camo fabrics below. We will be adding even more camouflage satin fabrics soon so keep a lookout for new patterns that become available.

  • Moon Shine Camo - Muddy Girl - 3.5oz Soft Hand Satin

    3.5 oz. Soft Hand Satin – Moon Shine Camo® Muddy Girl® 60”

    $15.95 / yd
  • Mossy Oak - Break Up 3.5oz Soft Hand Satin

    3.5 oz. Soft Hand Satin – Mossy Oak Break Up® 60”

    $15.95 / yd
  • Mossy Oak Winter - 4oz Firm Hand Satin

    4 oz. Firm Hand Satin – Mossy Oak Winter® 60”

    $15.95 / yd

If you can’t find a local seamstress, head on over to our friends at CamoFormal.com.  They have some great dress selections using the very fabric that we sell!

Get Your National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) Official Camo Fabrics

Camo Fabric Depot is proud to announce the addition of a fantastic pattern to our camo fabric collection! As the official camo of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), Mossy Oak®, In January of 2017, introduced the new Obsession pattern that includes the NWTF logo.

Obsession features an enhanced background of mottled tree bark inspired by the original Mossy Oak Bottomland® pattern, true-to-nature elements of limbs, pine and oak foliage, and spring color tones to match the turkey woods in spring and early fall.

We will soon be adding more fabrics that utilize this amazing pattern. I myself live by this pattern during hunting season. These fabrics are professional grade and dependable!

  • Mossy Oak Obsession NWTF - 600D Poly Fabric

    600D Poly – Mossy Oak Obsession – Official NWTF Camo – 57/58″

    $14.65 / yd
  • Mossy Oak Obsession NWTF - CWC Twill

    CWC Twill – Mossy Oak Obsession – Official NWTF Camo – 58/59″

    $10.97 / yd

A-TACS Camo® – Tactical Fabric

A-TACS Camo Tactical Fabric

A-TACS CamoWhen you need to go tactical, the guys at A-TACS Camo® have created a slew of patterns that have become extremely popular among various Tactical Professionals, Law Enforcement and Special Operations personnel in a wide array of hotspots around the globe. A-TACS Camo has become one of the most trusted “go-to” force protection and concealment systems on the planet. A-TACS Camo patterns are designed for maximum effectiveness in the widest possible range of operational environments worldwide. They simply don’t subscribe to the “one pattern fits all” approach. They have developed their patterns to perform in climatic zones–containing either arid and urban climates or green temperate climates. With their tactical expertise mixed with our performance tactical fabric expertise you can bet that you will be provided with the best A-TACS Camo fabric that either industry can offer.

Check out some of the tactical fabrics we offer below!

Tactical Equipment Fabric

When developing or creating tactical equipment you want to use the best possible materials. From our Cordura® Nylon fabrics to our Nylon Ripstop, you can be confident in the quality and performance you will receive. Use A-TACS Camo fabric to create shelters, tents, hammocks, bags, backpacks, or heck, whatever your heart so desires! These are the best tactical equipment fabrics available – Hands down!

  • A-TACS IX 500D Nylon

    500D Cordura® Nylon – A-TACS IX – 60″

    $20.95 / yd
  • A-TACS AU 600D Poly

    600D Poly – A-Tacs AU – 57/58″

  • A-TACS FG - 600D Poly Fabric

    600D Poly – A-Tacs FG – 57/58″

    $14.65 / yd
  • A-TACS IX 600D Poly Fabric

    600D Poly – A-Tacs iX – 57/58″

    $14.65 / yd
  • A-TACS LE-X 600D Poly Fabric

    600D Poly – A-Tacs LE-X – 57/58″


Tactical Apparel Fabric

Along with equipment you will also need apparel fabrics. Suitable for tactical clothing and such, we have spent years developing these fabrics providing you with the best prints the fabric printing industry can provide. You will not be disappointed with the beauty or performance of our A-TACS Camo fabric for apparel. Purchase all tactical fabric by the yard.

  • A-TACS Ghost Jersey Knit Fabric

    Cotton Jersey Knit – A-TACS Ghost – 60″

    $10.45 / yd
  • A-TACS-AU-Cotton-Sheeting

    Cotton Sheeting – A-TACS AU – 60″

    $9.95 / yd
  • Jersey Knit – A-TACS IX – 60″

    $10.45 / yd
  • A-TACS LE-X PolyCotton Ripstop Fabric

    Poly/Cotton Ripstop – A-TACS LE-X – 65″

    $11.45 / yd

Tactical Concealment Fabric

Our tactical fabric and the A-TACS Camo patterns will keep you concealed in any terrain. Buy these fabrics by the yard and use them to conceal small to large areas or supplies. Quality guaranteed!

  • A-TACS-AU-Bug-Mesh

    Bug Mesh – A-TACS AU – 60″

    $7.95 / yd
  • A-TACS Ghost Concealment Mesh Fabric

    Concealment Mesh – A-TACS Ghost – 60″

    $17.45 / yd
  • Concealment Mesh – A-TACS IX – 60″

    $17.45 / yd
  • A-TACS LE-X Concealment Mesh Fabric

    Concealment Mesh – A-TACS LE-X – 60″

    $17.45 / yd

For more information about A-TACS Camo and their superior sytem visit a-tacs.com

Want Hunting Camo Instead?

Not wanting tactical camo fabric? We carry the best brands of printed hunting fabric available including Realtree®, Mossy Oak®, Next Camo and Moon Shine Camo.

Muddy Girl® – Pink Camo Fabric

Muddy Girl Fabric

My wife literally loves this stuff. My daughter is crazy about it. As a matter of fact, Moonshine Camo’s Muddy Girl® pattern seems to be a hit with most outdoor loving ladies. I see this pattern everywhere. I see it on clothes, cups, vehicles; heck my wife even has it in some sexy lingerie! (Don’t tell her I told you) So with that said, we have had a lot of interest in pink camo fabric so we are extending our line of Muddy Girl fabric. See our available fabrics below. All of our fabrics are available by the yard. If you have an interest in other fabrics let us know!

  • Muddy Girl 600D Poly Oxford Waterproof fabric

    600D Poly – Moon Shine Camo® Muddy Girl® – 57/58″

    $14.65 / yd
  • Muddy Girl Jersey Knit

    Jersey Knit – Moon Shine Muddy Girl – 60″

    $10.45 / yd

Muddy Girl Fleece Blanket

My daughter loves this blanket. The winter months have finally met their match! No more complaining about how cold it is and that her feet are cold with this gem. I do hear her griping when she catches her mother snuggling with it on the couch though. 🙂

  • This is a throw blanket. It measures approximately 4.5′ x 6′
  • This blanket is not your typical fleece blanket as it is two-layered making it extremely warm and comfortable. Muddy Girl fabric on one side and a solid color on the other
  • The corners and edges are trimmed with a color coordinated suede-like binding
  • This Muddy Girl fleece blanket is machine washable and machine dryable.

You really need to give this blanket a try. It also makes a great gift!

Waterproof / Resistant Fabric Put to the Test

People have been asking that I demonstrate our waterproof or water resistant fabrics and how they hold water. I like to make you all happy so here goes… In the following video, I demonstrate the waterproof property of our weatherproof fabrics by letting water sit on top of it for almost 24 hours. Sit back, enjoy and be wowed by our super amazing fabrics.. Well, maybe not wowed.. but you should be impressed. These fabrics are cool!

When it comes to waterproof fabrics, Camo Fabric Depot has what it takes to keep you or whatever it is that needs covering dry under the harshest of conditions. In the previous video, I demonstrate the ability that our waterproof fabric has when holding water over an extended period of time. The fabrics stood strong for 22 hours and absolutely no leaking. Though this is a relative short period of time, I am confident these fabrics would have never leaked! I can think of a million things I could do with this fabric!

From the waterproof 70D Nylon Ripstop to the water proof 1000D Cordura Nylon you won’t find a better group of outdoor performance fabrics that can protect you from the elements. These fabrics are perfect for bags, backpacks, hunting blinds, tents and hammocks. Heck, really anything that you need tough, dependable, waterproof fabric for. We have plenty of stock of 70D Nylon Ripstop, 500 Denier Cordura Nylon, 600 Denier Ploy Oxford and 1000 Denier Cordura Nylon. All of these fabrics are weatherproof and ready to be purchased by the yard. Fabrics are available in a variety of your favorite camouflage patterns including Realtree, Mossy Oak, A-TACS Camo, Moon Shine Camo, Next Camo and more! All of the fabrics are available by the yard. Buy a few yards and see for yourself. You won’t be disappointed!

Mother Nature has truly met her match with these fabrics and their weatherproof properties.

  • Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades 500D Nylon

    500D Cordura® Nylon – Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades – 60″

    $20.42 / yd
  • Realtree Xtra 500D Nylon

    500D Cordura® Nylon – Realtree Xtra – 60″

    $20.42 / yd
  • Next Camo Bonz 600D Poly

    600D Poly – Next Camo Bonz – 57/58″

    $15.17 / yd
  • Realtree Max-5 600D Poly Fabric

    600D Poly – Realtree Max-5 – 57/58″

    $14.65 / yd

How to Recover a Dog Bed – Tie Blanket Style

Let's see how this goes. Recover a dog bed with fleece fabric.

Molly loves her bed. When she is ready to relax she can always be found resting in the same bed that she has had since she was a puppy. Since she really loves her bed, I didn’t want to take it away from her by buying a new one. I decided to give re-covering it with Realtree Xtra fleece fabric a try. I think that it turned out really nice and to be honest I really feel that Molly likes the bed even more than she did. The softness of the camo fleece fabric makes what was turning into an old, ugly looking dog bed into a new, softer experience for her. Here are the steps I took making this DIY dog bed.

Step 1: Purchase Camo Fabric

Purchase Camo Fleece FabricThe first thing you need to do obviously is to purchase some fleece fabric. I love the vibrant colors of our camo fabric and extremely soft feel of our fleece so it was a no-brainer to go with one of our great fleeces. The size of your dog’s bed will determine how much fabric you will need. Below is a list of some of our available fleece fabric.

  • Mossy Oak Break Up Camo Fleece

    Fleece – Mossy Oak Break-Up – 58/60″

    $15.45 / yd
  • Realtree AP Camo Fleece

    Fleece – Realtree AP -58/60″

    $15.45 / yd

Step 2: Measure and Cut

Measure & Cut FabricMeasure & Cut FabricTo measure Molly’s bed I folded the fabric over to create two layers. You want the two layers to be the same size so that you can cut the tie fringes evenly. Be sure to have the inner-side of the fabric facing upwards so that when you mark it with a Sharpie it’s not on the outside portion of the fleece fabric. Outline the bed leaving around 6 inches of room on the outside for the fringes and thickness of the bed. This can be adjusted smaller or bigger depending on the size of the dog bed. Once you have it marked with a Sharpie cut the fabric along the mark you just made. I found it easy to cut using a rotary cutter that I found at my local fabric store.

Step 3: Cut Fringes for Tying

Cut FringesCut FringesYou can cut the fringes to whatever length you want but I found that 3-4 inch long fringes look really nice. Using the rotary cutter, simply go around your two layers of fleece fabric and cut the fringes to even length and width. Since I was cutting the fringes on my floor I used a self-healing mat that I moved along the edge of the fabric to cut on. This saves damage to the floor as well as saves the sharpness of the cutting blade.

Step 4: Tie the Fabric Around the Dog Bed

Tie Fringe EdgesThe last step is to tie the two layers of fabric around the existing dog bed. Lay the dog bed in between the two pieces of fabric that you just cut the fringes on. Be sure to make sure that the outside of the fabric is facing toward the outside on both the bottom and top. (You will be able to tell because the fabric is brighter and more vibrant on the print side.) Start tying. The knot is a simple knot to secure the fabric. I tied every other fringe to give it a more”fringy” look.

Fabrics Perfect for Hunting Blinds

Perfect Hunting Blind Fabric

When you can’t find the right blind for your hunting needs you need to create your own. Depending on how sophisticated your blind design is you may only need quality fabric and a few stakes. A lot of people like to use burlap and that’s all well and good if you can deal with these burlap drawbacks. We recommend using 500D Cordura Nylon or 600D Poly Oxford. If you are in search of the perfect hunting blind fabric you have come to the right place.

Burlap is a Bad Choice for Hunting Blinds

  1. Burlap stinks
    From the start burlap smells musty. After exposing the fabric to the outdoors the smell gets more pungent and produces mildew.
  2. Burlap is hard to clean
    You can’t just throw burlap into the washing machine and expect to get the same fabric back. Burlap thrown into a washing machine has the potential to distort severely. It can be cleaned and the odor might be able to be removed with “gentle” care. But as a hunter.. Who has time for that?
  3. Burlap doesn’t print well
    Burlap is a very coarse, organic fabric. With the rough, inconsistent texture getting a quality camo pattern print is next to impossible. When purchasing my favorite pattern on fabric I like to see vibrant colors that are consistent with the rest of my hunting gear.
  4. Burlap deteriorates and decomposes
    Since burlap is organic it will start to decompose and deteriorate once exposed to the elements. This will cause the fabric to stink, fall apart and lose print details
  5. Burlap is not a waterproof or water resistant fabric
    This is a no-brainer. Burlap is a loosely woven fabric which in no way can repel water.

If you are like me and have experienced any of these burlap shortcomings you will know that what I speak is true. Luckily there is a better, longer lasting hunting blind fabric available that is easy to clean and water resistant.

Recommended Fabrics for Hunting Blinds

500D Cordura Nylon

A durable fabric with high abrasion resistance, 500D Cordura Nylon is perfect for outdoor usage and hunting gear items.  This fabric uses textured nylon 6,6 yarns for a rugged feel and comes with a 2 pass polyurethane coating making it water repellent.  This fabric is perfect for hunting blinds and can also be used for gear bags, backpacks, seat covers and much more.  Basically, if you want a fabric that will perform well, can be used and abused, then this is the fabric you want.

  • Realtree Max-5 - 500D Cordura Nylon

    500D Cordura Nylon – Realtree Max-5 – 60″

    $20.42 / yd
  • Mossy Oak Original Shadow Grass Fabric - Camo Fabric Depot

    500D Cordura® Nylon – Mossy Oak Shadow Grass (Original) – 60″

    $20.42 / yd
  • Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades 500D Nylon

    500D Cordura® Nylon – Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades – 60″

    $20.42 / yd

600D Poly Oxford

This is a more economical alternative to the 500D Cordura Nylon. This fabric has a smoother finish and is another fabric made for the great outdoors. It has a polyurethane coating and water repellent finish, making it weather-resistant and easy to clean. This fabric is a great hunting blind fabric and is also suitable for bags, backpacks, seat covers, gun cases and more.

  • Realtree - Max-4 - 600D Poly Fabric

    600D Poly – Realtree Max-4 – 57/58″

    $14.65 / yd
  • Realtree Max-5 600D Poly Fabric

    600D Poly – Realtree Max-5 – 57/58″

    $14.65 / yd

2 Simple Ways to Build a Hunting Blind

Sure, you can go out and purchase an overpriced blind but why not spend less and create your own? In most cases, all you need is a little hunting blind fabric and some imagination and you will be hunting in no time. Not only will you save a little money, you can also create a blind specific to your own needs. Below are just a couple examples of some simple blind creations using camo printed fabric that will save you money and are extremely easy to make. Some folks choose to use burlap for their blind creations. In our honest opinion, burlap sucks. but we recommend using 500D Nylon or 600D Poly to create a longer lasting, more dependable hunting blind.

In the video shown above, this guy created a very simple hunting blind that folds up using nothing more than paint poles, poly pipe and some camo printed fabric. A very unique and simple design. We suggest using 500D Nylon in place of the burlap for a longer lasting, mildew resistant solution. Below are some of the fabrics we offer. Buy fabric now by the yard and put this simple hunting blind to use!

Video created by: angpsmith1

  • Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades 500D Nylon

    500D Cordura® Nylon – Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades – 60″

    $20.42 / yd

This is a very simple hunting blind using nothing but hunting blind fabric and some posts. We like this idea a lot but we again suggest using the 500D Nylon instead of the burlap for year after year performance. Here are some reasons why:

  1. Burlap stinks. You will never have to worry about the nasty smell burlap gets if you use 500D Nylon fabric.
  2. The outdoor elements wreck havoc on burlap, inducing decomposition and quick deterioration.
  3. 500D nylon will not decompose and is extremely easy to clean.

Find our recommended fabrics below and start your camo hunting blind project today!

Video created by: Red Clay Adventures

  • Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades 500D Nylon

    500D Cordura® Nylon – Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades – 60″

    $20.42 / yd