Just a reminder: TexWorld USA registration in New York is open! Looking to source fabric for next season? Who's going?
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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 [...]
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.
TexWorld; a show with a lot hype. It seems to be a place where industry pros flock with expectations of networking, sourcing the perfect new vendors, and getting their hands on the fabrics they need. Now, this is a pretty big show. Aisle after aisle of booths filled with header sample galore. And while I found this show to be abundant with useful and widely used fabrics, I can't help but feel a little disappointed in terms of innovation and inspiration.
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 [...]
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 share, because [...]
Twenty member companies of the SEAMS Association participated in the Supply Chain USA pavilion at the SPESA Expo in Atlanta in May. The USA pavilion consisted of manufacturers of yarn, fabric, trim, equipment and sewn product manufacturers and contractors. All of the companies were very happy with the response they received from show attendees. Some [...]
I have never taken advantage of one of the major resources this show has to offer: Seminars! Have you all seen this list? It's quite impressive. It covers everything from Sourcing Solutions to Eco Marketing Trends. So take a look at what they're offering, register, and make a day(or two) of it.
Each issue of Textile Forum seems to hone in on and deliver in depth information about a given topic; Tapestry, Lace-Making, New Technologies, Smart Textiles, Natural Dyes, Textile Networking, Innovation and Tradition, Printing Techniques, Paper Textiles, Ingenious Textiles, The Silk Roads, Country-Specific Fabrics...
Lately I have really been into the idea of Textile Industry Trade Shows. So, today I decided to compile a little list of some of the best known shows around the country in hopes that you all would put in your two cents!