TEXTILE TRENDS

A Plus Fabrics Inc. #DJ222 PK Dimple

Round Midnight

Designers head to the dark side to create dramatic laces, denims, fancies and novelty knits in rich shades of black.

D&N Textiles Inc. #6397

Stretch Velvet

Textile designers continue to experiment with stretch velvets, offering novelty patterns and rich colors.

Carmen Molina Silk #172-107D1

Silver & Gray

Cool shades of silver and gray work for detailed laces as well as performance knits.

Tricots Liesse Inc. #917247

Polka Dots

Designers are seeing spots with polka-dot patterns, novelty knits and dobby fabrics.

A Plus Fabrics Inc. #F-257K

Avocado

Quirky shades of avocado color everything from novelty fabrications and detailed laces to luxe knits and abstract prints.

Duniére #Pretty 101 463

On the Grid

Textile mills get on the grid with plaids, mesh and geometric patterns.

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.

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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.

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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.