Category Archives: Textiles

Fashion Manufacturer Directory Updates

Clothing manufacturers are invited to update their current listings on the Apparel Search fashion industry directory.  If you own a clothing factory or you are a manufacturer of trims and notions for the production of clothes, you can update your … Continue reading

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SPINEXPO New York July 2013

SPINEXPO New York. July 16-17-18 2013 Metropolitan Pavilion 125 West 18th Street New York NY  10011 SPINEXPO is the indispensable meeting place for ready-to-wear brand manufacturers with collections of flat-bed and circular knits, wovens, hosiery and new warp seamless knits. … Continue reading

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Hayden Panettiere Cotton Incorporated Campaign

We’re so excited to announce the launch of Cotton Inccorporated’s new campaign starring Hayden Panettiere! Head over to the all-new TheFabricOfOurLives.com to watch her commercial, listen to her song for Cotton and get the scoop on her laid-back cotton style. … Continue reading

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LA TEXTILE EXHIBITORS REPORT SUCCESS

The Spring/Summer 2014 Los Angeles International Textile Show (LA TEXTILE) took place February 25 – 27, 2013 at the California Market Center (CMC) with a solid flow of traffic that included an array of prominent designers, manufacturers and production teams. … Continue reading

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LA TEXTILE Partners with Stylesight

The Los Angeles International Textile Show (LA TEXTILE) is pleased to announce its newly minted partnership with prominent fashion trend analyzer and forecaster Stylesight. Stylesight is the industry-leading content and technology solution for professionals in the style, fashion and design … Continue reading

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Datatex Fiber to Garment Planning Modules

2012 is turning out to be a very interesting year for Datatex on all fronts, marketing, sales, brand recognition, product development and foremost importance customer implementation success stories. They have SEL in India who went live after less than 5 … Continue reading

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Madras Fabrics

Are you familiar with Madras fabrics? Madras is a lightweight cotton fabric with typically patterned texture and plaid design, used primarily for summer clothing—pants, shorts, dresses and jackets. The fabric takes its name from the former English name of the … Continue reading

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Pack Your Closet with Cotton Contest

The Pack-Your-Closet-With-Cotton Contest Is On! To enter, just comment on an item in Emmy’s closet for your chance to win a $1,000 gift card. Have you seen all the great fashion finds in Emmy’s Cotton Closet?  Take a look, and … Continue reading

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Silk Denim

Silk Denim is an amazing new fabrication, which is significantly lighter and more flexible than its denim predecessors, yet follows the contours of one’s body, maintaining the recovery and sophisticated fit that Genetic Denim is known and loved for. The … Continue reading

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Paradigm Imaging SID Triton TX 180 Textile Printer

Paradigm Imaging Group, a leading distributor of large-format scanning and printing solutions, tradeshow displays and graphics, releases the SID Triton TX 180 Textile Printer. The 72-inch SID TX180 is the latest addition to the Triton printer series. It has the … Continue reading

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Stabilize Fleece for Embroidery

Here is a tip for apparel manufacturers that are working with fleece fabric and embroidery.  The following tip was written by Jennifer Cox on August 6, 2012 for Printwear magazine. “One way to stabilize the amount of movement when embroidering … Continue reading

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Scottish Designers Raise the Baaa

Leading Scottish textiles designers and manufacturers showcased ‘real’ wool couture last month (Friday 22 June) at the Royal Highland Show. Textiles Scotland’s ‘I love wool’ event, in conjunction with the National Sheep Association (NSA), celebrated the wool industry and its … Continue reading

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BlueAvocado XO(eco) Collection made with REPREVE

Lauren Conrad launches her BlueAvocado XO(eco)™ collection of sustainable and reusable lifestyle products made with REPREVE® recycled fibers. Conrad’s XO(eco) line marks the first celebrity portfolio designed entirely to reduce waste and conserve natural resources, and includes nearly 20 food-on-the-go, … Continue reading

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Spider Silk

Nice article on TechCrunch today that is apparel industry relevant. “Spiderman might soon lose his dominance in harnessing spider silk superpowers. Scientists from the University of Wyoming, the University of Notre Dame and Zhejiang University in China have managed to … Continue reading

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Yarn Dyed Fabrics

The Yarn Dyed Fabrics website is a textile guide that has been designed to help members of the textile industry and fashion industry learn more about yarn dyed fabrics.  It is important to understand fabric characteristics and various options if … Continue reading

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Woven Fabrics

The Woven Fabrics website is a textile guide that has been designed to help members of the textile industry and fashion industry learn more about woven fabrics.  It is important to understand fabric characteristics and various options if you wish … Continue reading

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Velour Fabrics

The Velour Fabrics website is a textile guide that has been designed to help members of the textile industry and fashion industry learn more about velour fabrics.  It is important to understand fabric characteristics and various options if you wish … Continue reading

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Twill Fabrics

The Twill Fabrics website is a textile guide that has been designed to help members of the textile industry and fashion industry learn more about twill fabrics.  It is important to understand fabric characteristics and various options if you wish … Continue reading

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Terry Fabrics

The Terry Fabrics website is a textile guide that has been designed to help members of the textile industry and fashion industry learn more about terry fabrics.  It is important to understand fabric characteristics and various options if you wish … Continue reading

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Ringspun Cotton Fabrics

The Ringspun Cotton Fabrics website is a textile guide that has been designed to help members of the textile industry and fashion industry learn more about ringspun cotton fabrics.  It is important to understand fabrics and fibers if you wish … Continue reading

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