Shop Wire by the Foot!
Shop our full collection of cloth-covered wire to support any lighting project you have in mind. With over 100 colors to choose from, it’s never been easier to design a unique, distinctive pendant light, chandelier, or sconce. At Color Cord Company, we love helping professionals and DIYers find the best cloth-covered electrical wire to bring their lighting design project to life.
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DIY Fabric Wire by the Foot - Black (Cotton Blend)
Over 100 Colors of Cloth-Covered Wire
Explore over 100 colors of our signature UL-listed cloth-covered wires, available by the foot. Designing a DIY light fixture is easy. And with so many colors to choose from, you can create a light fixture that looks unique and professionally designed, all without the time and money you’d typically spend on traditional custom lighting.
Shop cotton blend cloth-covered electrical wire, along with patterns such as houndstooth, ombre, or zig-zags. We even have flat parallel wire and twisted-pair wire perfect for restoration projects or specialty lamps.
Shop Wires, Light Fixture Parts, and Accessories
At Color Cord Company, we’re proud to be an industry-leading resource for interior designers and decorators, architects, contractors, and creative DIYers everywhere. We love thinking of new and fun ways to reinvent spaces, with the best selection of parts and accessories that let you create the DIY light fixture of your dreams. Discover the flexibility of customizing your cord colors, metal finishes, and ordering wire by the foot at Color Cord Company!
Have any questions about our selection of cloth-covered wires? Send us a message online or call us today at 1.800.409.1070.
DIY Wire FAQ
Can I wire fixtures from Color Cord Company on my own?
Color Cord Company is proud to encourage the DIY community to get hands-on with our products. While we offer tons of instructional videos, demonstrations, and advice, we always recommend that you consult with a professional before getting started. Once you’ve talked to an electrician, you can browse our blog for ideas and assistance. From installing a plug-in sconce to understanding tinning, we’re here to help.
What tools do I need for DIY wiring?
You’ll typically need electrical tape and wire strippers for most DIY wiring projects. You should also have a drill, level, screwdriver, and hammer on hand for hanging or installing any new light fixtures to be safe. Most of the other components, including wire nuts, screws, and mounting plates, come with whatever product you’re buying.
We rarely include bulbs, shades, hooks, or cages, so if you need any of these swag accessories for your installation, add them to your cart now.
What do the different wiring colors mean?
Most Color Cord Company wiring projects and products deal with white, black, and green. Every time you have to strip the fabric off a wire, you’ll see the different color codes we’re talking about. Each one has a different meaning:
- Green: Indicates the Grounding of the Circuit
- White/Grey: Indicates a Neutral Wire
- Black: Used for Power in All Circuits
- Red: Indicates Secondary live Wires in a 220-Volt Circuit
- Yellow/Blue: Used to Carry Power (Not For Common Plug-In Devices)