SHADE SAIL Projects!

We offer fully installed SHADE Projects from start to finish. We are fabricators, installers and designers of high quality, fully installed Shade Structure Projects and custom made Shade Sails plus Waterproof PVC/Vinyl Products and Canvas Goods manufacturer.


Situated in Townsville, North Qld, we are your first choice for the supply and installation of SHADE Sails, fabricated using commercial grade textile fabrics with multiple industry awards in the making and design of our Shade Products.


Backed by a Builders license with the QBCC, we have over 30 years experience in Textile Fabrication and Shade Sail Installation. We pride ourselves on building the very BEST Shade Products for North Queenslanders, that last the distance in our harsh tropical climate.


We Create, Sew, Install and Repair custom manufactured Shade Sails, offering extra detailing in our Shade Sails for long lasting strength and tension, we provide the complete installation of all associated steel work.


Using Hot Dipped Galvanised and Powder Coated Steel Posts along with Shade Structure framework, wall and roof brackets and the excavation and installation of concrete footings, we complete the whole project from start to finish.


We are also experts in the fabrication of all types of protective Shade covers, 4WD Canopies, Shade awnings, Camper trailer covers and Ute Pet Shade Covers in a variety of heavy duty textile materials such as Shade Cloth, Canvas/Tonneau and Vinyl/PVC materials manufactured at our premises. From the smallest residential jobs to large commercial sites, we can create the right Shade Product for you.


Cheyne Shades & Canvas uses only high quality materials suited to our harsh tropical climate and are manufactured by qualified fabricators to above industry standards.  We use commercial grade fabrics and ePTFE sewing threads which have 10, 12 and 15 year warranty.  This offers our customers piece of mind when Shade Products are made with the greatest UVR protection available for longevity.  Together with the superior strength and proven durability, our products and workmanship as experienced textile machinists is always guaranteed.

Our Passion is QUALITY!

We are passionate about Quality and Style when it comes to designing and making the right Shade product for your next project. Our experience shows that in the making of any outdoor shade product it is the use of superior Quality materials and adding extra detailing in the final design that gives your project Style! We don’t just make Shade, we create quality Shade Products for a North Queensland lifestyle.

SHADE with Style!

From Shade over your swimming pool, driveway, patio, children’s playground areas or business/commercial/mining/industrial sites, we can create and custom design to your vision. Our fabrication perfectly matches your needs and will enhance the value and eye-catching appeal of your project.


We not only provide sun safe protection for your family’s health to keep you cool from the extreme elements, we can also protect your most valued assets by covering them for longevity.


Our wide range of customers are from your residential dwellings to large businesses, commercial, mining & industrial sites. Such as Public & Private Schools, Early Learning Centres, Council Parks/Gardens/Pools and Sporting Venues, Shopping Car parks, Auto/Marine Dealerships, Resorts, Hotels/Motels and Caravan Parks, Restaurants and Cafe’s, just to name a few.


Click on our Services Tab for more details about how we make Shade Sails.

Ute Pet Shade Covers – Product Innovation for any Utility Vehicle.


We have custom designed a Ute Pet Shade Cover which is fitted to the sports bar of your Ute, so that your pets can ride in the back tray of your car in cool shaded comfort. * Ask us how you can have your very own if you are not a local, cover options available for easy self installation!

Award Winning Team Designing Shade Projects with Passion, Quality & Style!

Winners in 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 by the Australian Textile Fabrication Industry.

Shade Structures

Boat Canopies & Blinds

Machinery & Equipment Covers

Tool Bags

Trailer Covers

Shade Sails

Vehicle Canopies & Covers

Sand Pit Covers

Tarps & All Canvas Goods

Banners & Bunting

Shade Repairs

Ute Pet Shade Covers

Zip Track Blinds & Awnings


All Custom Made Covers

Canvas & Vinyl Canopies in Military Spec Fabrics