TEXTILE TRENDS

Cinergy Textiles Inc. #ITY-6609 Printed Interlock Twist Yarn

Go Green

Textile designers go green, picking up sophisticated shades from sage to olive for stripes, bold prints, athletic fabrics and textured novelties.

Solid Stone Fabrics #JKP-0479

Orange You Glad

Warm shades of pumpkin and rust add interest to plaids and crochet and a pop of color to activewear knits.

Cinergy Textiles Inc. #WOOLDB-6267M Printed Wool Dobby

In The Pink

From petal to dusty rose and mauve, pink is a perennial favorite for ditsy florals and larger blooms, intricate laces and fancy novelty constructions, but the soft shade works for athletic mesh and flannel plaids as well.

Asher Fabric Concepts #VXR158-GX Viscose Stripe 15x8 Rib Natural/Gold

Gold Touch

Textile mills add a touch of gold to casual knits, laces, activewear and heavier suiting-weight fabrics.

SAS Textiles #10750-03 Twill French Terry Stripe

Bundle Up

Sweater knits with plenty of surface interest run the gamut from lofty, heavier styles to paperweight constructions.

SAS Sport #S10027-02 Jersey Eyelet Micro Poly

Perfect Spot

Textile designers are seeing spots offering everything from traditional polka-dot styles to novelty prints and jacquards and knit patterns that are spot-on.

NEWS

Fish to Fabric

Fish to Fabric

An Alaska-based company, Tidal Vision, wants to recycle fishery waste products like fish skin and crab shells into textile products.

Knitting a Supply Chain that Stretches from the U.S. to the Caribbean

Knitting a Supply Chain that Stretches from the U.S. to the Caribbean

Knitting a Supply Chain that Stretches from the U.S. to the Caribbean

3D-Printed Fabric and Washable LED Screens Among the Innovation Awards Winners at Techtextil

New developments in technical textiles and machinery were high- lighted and honored during the recent Techtextil and Texprocess shows in Frankfurt, Germany.

Supply Chain Textile Trends

Supply Chain Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Findings & Trimmings: Trim Trends

Findings & Trimmings: Trim Trends

Black & White, Brights

Textile Preview

Textile Preview

Modern Art, Orange Crush, Check Mate, Full Bloom, Key Lime, Stripes & Thermals, Silver & Gold.

Asher Fabric Names Jolie Fierro VP Sales for New Athletic Concept Division

Los Angeles–based knitter Asher Fabric Concepts has hired Jolie Fierro as vice president of sales for its newly launched Asher Active Athletic Concepts division of performance knits for the fitness, yoga and athletic markets.

Kingpins Show to Discuss Denim Sustainability in New Conference Concept

To address that issue, denim sustainability will be one of the main topics at the next Kingpins Show, the international denim sourcing show whose next edition will be April 16–18 in Amsterdam.

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends

Sourcing and Fabric, February 2015 Textile Trends.

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Tukatech Takes Collaboration to the Cloud

Los Angeles–based apparel software and equipment solutions provider Tukatech has introduced a cloud-based Virtual Sample solution to allow apparel makers to accelerate the approval process when developing product.

NYC Textile Week’s Trade Show Partners Make Plans for a July Launch

Twice a year, textile and apparel executives travel to New York to participate in a slate of trade shows that include textile shows Texworld USA, Kingpins, Première Vision, Indigo and DG Expo; menswear shows MRket, Project New York, Liberty and Capsule; and streetwear show Agenda. And in July the schedule also includes yarn show SpinExpo.

Findings & Trimmings Spotlight

Findings & Trimmings Spotlight

Findings & Trimmings

Domestic Knitter Focuses on Efficiency and Technology

Domestic Knitter Focuses on Efficiency and Technology

Founded in 1989, Texollini is a vertical operation producing circular knits for the activewear, contemporary, ready-to-wear, swimwear, intimates and technical markets.

L.A.–Based Britannia Sees Bright Prospects in Black Sheep

L.A.–Based Britannia Sees Bright Prospects in Black Sheep

Terrence Chermak has been spending the better part of the last six months knee-deep in wool—specifically, black wool.