TEXTILE TRENDS

Duo Digital Prints #1691 “Roses Tossed”

Textile Trends: Sherbet Shades

Pastel shades of lemon, lavender, pink and melon add a sweet touch to laces, prints and sequined styles.

Jay Ann Fabrics Inc. #444-6

Textile Trends: Global Inspiration

Designers are finding inspiration from across the globe and closer to home with prints that take a fresh look at traditional block prints, ikats and serape stripes.

Filofi/Daho International Inc. #DSHANE-1737

Textile Trends: Shag

Faux fur, fringe and high-pile surface effects give textiles 3-D drama and a bit of swing.

Home Fashion Fabrics by Josi Severson “Belong”

Textile Trends: Getting Graphic

Graphic patterns and bold geometric shapes add high impact to prints, lace,

G&G Multitex Inc./ Geotex #99339/1018 “Roseland”

Textile Trends: Dark Garden

Textile designers are in a dark mood when they head to the gar- den to create moody florals in sophisticated black-and-white.

G&G Multitex Inc./ Geotex #5E186/011 “Seiko”

Textile Trends: Olive & Rust

Shades of burgundy and rust are mixed with olive and evergreen to create a sophisticated color combination for prints and textured patterns.

NEWS

Morrell to Lead Olah’s Textile Sales Division

Olah Inc., the textile and apparel-development firm and organizer of the Kingpins denim trade show, announced a shift in the leadership of its textile sales division.

Texworld Teams With Tradegood

Texworld USA, the biannual fabric show in New York, has struck a partnership with Tradegood, the online B2B sourcing site founded by Intertek.

Unifi Purchases American Drawtech

Greensboro, N.C.–based fiber maker Unifi Inc. purchased the assets of American Drawtech from Dillon Yarn Corp. for an undisclosed amount.

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Textile executive Werner Bieri died on Nov. 2 after a long battle with leukemia. He was 60.

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Textile executive Werner Bieri, former president and founding chief executive officer of Buhler Quality Yarns, died on Nov. 2 after a long battle with leukemia.

California Legalizes Hemp Cultivation, but Is Fashion Ready to Embrace the Fiber?

California Legalizes Hemp Cultivation, but Is Fashion Ready to Embrace the Fiber?

After being celebrated as a wonder plant and reviled as a public danger, hemp could be on the cusp of mainstream acceptance with the passage of a new law in California.

TALA, CFF Children’s Holiday Party to Honor Hal Kaltman

The California Market Center, the Cooper Design Space, the California Fashion Foundation and the Textile Association of Los Angeles will join forces to host a holiday party for children from local organizations and after-school programs

NZ Textiles Come to LA

NZ Textiles Come to LA

New Zealand textile boutique The Fabric Store is set to open its U.S. flagship at 136 S. La Brea Ave.

Fiber & Fabric Resources

Asher Fabric Concepts, Buhler Quality Yarns Corp., Colorway, Inc., DG Expo, JM International

Fiber & Fabric Textile Trends: Trend Scouting

Fiber & Fabric Textile Trends: Trend Scouting

The Los Angeles International Textile Show kicks off its three-day run on Sept. 30 at the California Market Center.

Invista Buys Advansa’s Specialty Poly Business

Wichita, Kan.–based fiber maker Invista, producer of Lycra, purchased the specialty polyester business from its licensee, European polyester fiber producer Advansa.

Gildan Looking to Open Two U.S. Spinning Facilities

Montreal-based Gildan Activewear Inc. will be investing at least $200 million in 2014 and 2015 to build two new yarn-spinning facilities in the United States.

California’s Apparel and Textile Employment Decline

California’s Apparel and Textile Employment Decline

Jobs in apparel and textile manufacturing in California and Los Angeles County shrank slightly during the month of August compared with last year, according to state employment figures.

LA International Textile Show Resource Guide

Antex Knitting Mills/div. of Matchmaster Dyeing & Finishing Inc., Britannia Mills Ltd., Buhler Quality Yarns Corp.,

LA Textile Show Preview Textile Trends

LA Textile Show Preview Textile Trends

Asher Fabric Concepts, Ciabatti s.r.l., Cinergy Textiles Inc., Colorway by Nasrin, Designer Fabric Warehouse, Home Fashion Fabrics, Nipkow & Kobelt Inc.