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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I cannot wait to check out this textile exhibit at Cristina Grajales Gallery in Manhattan. Hechizoo Textile, working with skilled weavers and artisans, creates rugs, upholstery and curtain fabric as well as architectural screens and meshes.
The innovative use of materials also sets Hechizoo apart from other textiles. The integration of indigenous vegetable fibers such as ...Read More >>
Ok, so apparently if you want to attend a textile show in the month of February, you have to go to France. While I'm not opposed this idea, I think most of us will be stateside so I'm going to concentrate on the March Shows. Have you registered yet?
Techtextil North America
Technical Textile Industry
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Just a reminder: TexWorld USA registration in New York is open! Looking to source fabric for next season? Who's going?
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 >>
As designers, whether apparel or home furnishing, fabric is often the cornerstone of your work. Things like color, weight, structure, and hand all come into play when creating your collection. In light of the fact that I chose to focus my time and attention on the apparel end of the textile spectrum, I tend ...Read More >>