You may remember that back in April, I wrote a little piece on the use of a polymer that is made using castor beans. At the time of writing, the round bodied and lustrous yarns were mainly being used in undergarments. One curious reader commented on the post asking why it was only really ...Read More >>
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This week, while making a purchase with the leather company Pergamena, I was introduced to a new product they will be offering in the coming months. And it's a good one; Waterproof Leather.
You may remember I wrote about Pergamena in the past but in case you're new to our little blog here, I will ...Read More >>
I was introduced to ten14textiles, specializing in funky but stylish (at least in my opinion) print designs. The work is playful yet sophisticated, intricate yet simply translated. These fabrics seem to possess the unique ability to work for a variety of end uses in both the apparel and home textile market.
Organic Fabrics, one of my favorite topics! Well, this post isn't actually about the fabrics necessarily but is focused on a pretty cool event, The 2010 Organic Exchange Sustainable Textile Convention. It's taking place in New York on October 27th and 28th. According to the website, the event "will cover important aspects of sustainable textiles ...Read More >>
Ignoring the dreary, sticky, humid weather today I headed, on foot, to the Javitz Center to check out TexWorld, that much anticipated textile show in New York. I spent a few hours wandering around, frantically taking notes, and soaking up all the show had to offer. I have quite a few opinions to ...Read More >>
Jasco Eco is the first creator of certified organic wool jersey. They have since expanded and evolved their eco label now offering organic cotton, viscose, and wool in interlock, twill, jersey, and crepe.