I know I've told you about Source4Style in the past. But for those of you who don't remember I'll do a quick recap. S4S is the premier B2B online marketplace that allows designers to search and source more sustainable materials from a network of global suppliers. I should mention that I'm a big fan so I ...Read More >>
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Hey folks. You may remember not too long ago when I shared the resource Source4Style, place for you to discover all your sustainable textile needs. Well, I came across a fun, and more importantly interesting, video on silk worms. I'll be honest, I had to watch the video twice to fully take ...Read More >>
Today someone asked me about the fiber content of a silk fabric. They wanted to know if the silk was Mulberry or Tussah. While I'm always happy to answer whatever questions I can about textiles, I have to admit that I was a bit embarrassed by my lack of knowledge in this area. Not ...Read More >>
Today I managed to make my way to Premiere Vision: Preview New York, the textile show at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Unfortunately, in all my running around, I didn't think to get a press pass so I have no photos to share. And for that I do apologize because I have to say, this show really ...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 >>
Earlier this week I was thumbing through a stack of my favorite fashion magazines and, page after page, was reminded of just how popular a certain fabric, Tulle, has become in fashion lately. No longer just for brides and ballerinas, the mesh-like fabric has been popping up in collections from Alice + Olivia to Oscar ...Read More >>