Designers head to the dark side to create dramatic laces, denims, fancies and novelty knits in rich shades of black.
Textile designers continue to experiment with stretch velvets, offering novelty patterns and rich colors.
Cool shades of silver and gray work for detailed laces as well as performance knits.
Designers are seeing spots with polka-dot patterns, novelty knits and dobby fabrics.
Quirky shades of avocado color everything from novelty fabrications and detailed laces to luxe knits and abstract prints.
Textile mills get on the grid with plaids, mesh and geometric patterns.
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.
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.
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.
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 are on the rise after holding steady for the last few years.
Commercial printing solutions provider Kornit Digital North American is preparing to begin shipping its Vulcan system.
Hyosung, maker of Creora spandex, is introducing a new odor-neutralizing spandex fiber called Creora Fresh at the upcoming Interfilière show in France.
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Levi Strauss & Co. has created a jean made from post-consumer recycled cotton.
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.
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.