Tag Archives: fabrics

Taiwan Textile Industry Report

Taiwan-Textile-Industry-Overview Taiwan-New-Products-Launch-Product-Profiles The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)  recently hosted the Taiwan New Products Launch at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City, Utah. Four of Taiwan’s leading textile manufacturers presented innovative products: Far Eastern New Century Corporation, QMI Industrial Company, Ltd., Singtex Industrial … 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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Words from Vera Wang February 2012

“Nothing speaks more to convention in the design of a wedding gown than structure. Certain fabrics have become synonymous with this type of gown, providing form yet still able to be manipulated with precision to the desired design. Duchess satin … 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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Specialty Fabrics Industry Loses as Congress Passes KORUS FTA

The U.S. specialty fabrics industry, a thriving textile sector in the U.S., took a direct hit Wednesday when the House and Senate majority voted in favor of the Korea-U.S. free trade agreement (KORUS). Under the win/lose terms of KORUS, South … Continue reading

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Nonwoven Fabrics

According to Wikipedia September 25, 2011 nonwoven fabric is the following, “Nonwoven fabric is a fabric-like material made from long fibres, bonded together by chemical, mechanical, heat or solvent treatment. The term is used in the textile manufacturing industry to … Continue reading

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Jersey Fabric Guide

There is now a new home on the internet for learning more about jersey fabrics.  This past week a new textile site has launched which is called the jersey fabric website.  You can view the new site at JerseyFabric.org Then … Continue reading

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Fabric Wholesalers

Fabric is important for making fashion.  This is rather obvious.  So, where does a new designer find fabric.  Well, purchasing fabric directly from a fabric mill is rather challenging if you only need a small amount of fabric (keeping in … Continue reading

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