About Us


Foster Tarps & Canvas is a company with a strong national reputation for manufacturing quality sewn fabric products. Starting in 1920 with over 100 years’ experience in the textile industry, we have established ourselves as a customer driven business. As a company specializing in customization and contract sewing, we can often provide you products manufactured to your specification in a minimal time frame, no matter what type of material or specifications you may require. Contact us today!


Custom Contract Sewing

Foster Tarps & Canvas has been making custom boat tarps, machinery covers, sun shade covers, mesh truck covers, and tarps in the New Orleans and Chalmette area since 1920. We have several colors of the 18 ounce vinyl for tarps and boat tarps to choose from. Foster Tarps & Canvas also carries natural and olive drab canvas and several different mesh and airbag material. Vinyl and canvas can come in fire retardant material. 

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Tarps, Flags, Bags and More!

We carry canvas and tarp products in stock including coal bags and Splicer's Trays. We also carry many flags, including our St. Bernard Parish flag, St. Bernard Port flag, State flags, Military flags, International flags and International Code of Signals flags. If you do not see it on our site give us a call and we will get it for you.

St. Bernard Parish flag

St. Bernard Port flag


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