TEXTILE TRENDS

Texollini #3212

Mad for Purple

Textile designers have gone mad for purple, offering prints, laces and novelties in shades of lilac, plum, raspberry and grape.

Pine Crest Fabrics #TFX812-09

Tropical Garden

Botanicals go lush and tropical with rich colors and exotic floral motifs.

Malhia Kent #T102387 “Pexa”

Monochrome

Sophisticated pairings of black and white—or black and ecru—add panache to everything from novelties and embroideries to prints, stripes and plaids.

Spirit Lace Enterprise #16116CO

Gilded

Lace goes luxe in rich, gilded patterns.

Malhia Kent #T03206 “Pavier” and #T89736 “Pmollie”

Stars and Bars

Designers pair star-spangled textile designs with modern plaids and grid patterns.

Malhia Kent #T102527 “Prongou”

Lash

Textile designers are offering fringed designs and lash-like motifs for edgy novelties and sophisticated prints.

NEWS

U.S. Dyehouse Start-Up Sets Sights on Technical Textile Market

Saco River Dyehouse, a startup company formed in Biddeford, Maine, four years ago to dye yarn skeins for the home knitting industry, has moved into a new facility and has invested heavily in new equipment as it broadens into assorted technical textiles markets.

Textile Preview: Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Jeanologia Touts ‘One Glass, One Garment’ at Sourcing at MAGIC

At the Aug. 14–17 run of Sourcing at MAGIC, Spanish laser-finishing company Jeanologia discusses sustainable solutions for denim makers, including the “one glass, one garment” process.

Jimtex and Denim North America Team Up to Launch Sustainable Denim Using Recycled Cotton

Denim North America and Jimtex Yarns, a division of Martex Fiber Southern Corp., have teamed up to launch a new sustainable denim collection called R3 Denim.

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Terrot’s New Corizon Machine Combines Spinning and Knitting to Save Time, Money and Energy

Members of the U.S. apparel industry turned out recently at a demonstration of a new machine that combines the functions of a spinning machine and a knitting machine.

Cotton Prices Rising as India Overtakes China as Largest Cotton Producer

Cotton prices are on the rise after holding steady for the last few years.

Waterwear Cruise 2017: Textile Trends

Waterwear Cruise 2017: Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Kornit Says New Vulcan Printers Can Reduce Cost Per Print by 40 Percent

Commercial printing solutions provider Kornit Digital North American is preparing to begin shipping its Vulcan system.

N.Y. Textile Preview: Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Hyosung Launching Creora Fresh

Hyosung, maker of Creora spandex, is introducing a new odor-neutralizing spandex fiber called Creora Fresh at the upcoming Interfilière show in France.

Findings & Trimmings

Findings & Trimmings

Findings & Trimmings

Levi’s Partners With Recycled-Cotton Start-Up

Levi Strauss & Co. has created a jean made from post-consumer recycled cotton.

Jeanologia Software Release Aimed at Faster Laser Finishing in Production

Spanish laser equipment maker Jeanologia has introduced eMark 3.0, the latest release for its laser-finishing software, created to help production designers maximize speed and creativity.

WHY by Kingpins Branding Show Debuts in Amsterdam

WHY by Kingpins Branding Show Debuts in Amsterdam

During the April 13–14 run of the Kingpins denim supply chain show in Amsterdam, organizers launched a new sister trade show focused on the branding side of the supply chain.