I know I talk a lot about Textile Shows. But I think they’re really important and I love to share them with you as I hear about them. So, in case you haven’t guessed, I’ve heard about another one. Two, actually. The first one is a bit different, I promise. It’s Home Textiles Fabric Sourcing ...Read More >>
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I love textile trade shows. Walking from booth to booth, collecting information on new design techniques and innovative technology, being exposed to various companies that I would not have known about otherwise, getting inspired by other’s creativity, all of this adds up to my idea of a really good time. As I mentioned in To ...Read More >>
I’m a big believer in business helping business. In today’s economy, shifting our focus to support the small business community is what’s going to help things get back on track. This is no different when talking about the design community; and even more specifically, the textile design community. Whether designing a garment, a pillow, a ...Read More >>
Lately I’ve been doing a little research on printing techniques; screen printing, digital printing, batik, shibori, tie-dye, woodblock printing, all the usual. However, upon delving a bit deeper into the possibilities, I very happily came across Lumi Co, a company based in California and run by two innovative and fresh-faced entrepreneurs, that is experimenting ...Read More >>
When it comes to textiles, I tend to veer towards the fashion side of things. I love the drape of a dress, the structure of a great bag, the crispness of a pair of pants, all the things that make up apparel fabrics. However, that doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate a beautiful rug, ...Read More >>