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? March 2011: 15th- 17th Techtextil North [...]
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I was looking at my copy of the latest Eco Textile News and was reminded show season is coming up again. Here are just a few global textile shows coming up in January. Are you going? To which ones? Please feel free to comment with additional shows you feel are worth mentioning. January 2011: 12th [...]
Just a reminder: TexWorld USA registration in New York is open! Looking to source fabric for next season? Who's going?
When in a creative field, whether your role is designing, sourcing, promoting, or anything else for that matter, it's important to stay on top of trends within your industry. We do this not only to be able to speak intelligently about industry related current events but also to foster our knowledge and exposure to what [...]
Has anyone heard of the Design Library? It's in Wappinger Falls, NY and it's a place I have been meaning to visit for quite a long time but just can't seem to get my act together enough to make it happen. But now, more than ever, I need to find some time. A quick [...]
Competition is fun. Competition where you get to promote your creative work is even more fun. Recently, I learned about a Pantone contest that promotes, what else, color. The rules are simple and the prizes are pretty darn good; for those of us in the fashion, interior and textile industry, of course. Below are some [...]
Since I tend to have my hand in all sorts of aspects of the fashion and textile field, I can almost guarantee two things; I regularly have little to no spare time and I always have an overflowing email inbox. It's okay though, cause sometimes one of the many emails I receive to tell me [...]
While I absolutely love living in New York it's sometimes quite a bummer to know that it's not always possible to just pick up and go to the various exciting, inspiring, and resourceful textile and fashion related shows that happen in other parts of the country. Yes, I get the basic gist of things through [...]
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 [...]
While thumbing through the latest issue of Textile Insight I came across an ad for GlobalTex in Los Angeles, I decided it was high time to highlight something on the left coast.