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   June 18, 2018  Facebook Twitter
LA Textile Show, 2019: Home Decor Fabric Trends are Center Stage by Kathlyn Swantko

Noveltex FabricsThe Los Angeles International Textile Show for spring/summer 2019, which ran March 5 - 7th, celebrated its 25th Anniversary by showcasing a variety of fabrics, including interesting applications for the home fashions market. The FabricLink Network highlights several of the important home dècor color and fabric trends, and reviews some of the companies exhibiting fabrics for home dècor, upholstery and window applications.

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Forest of ColorHOME FURNISHINGS A forest in fabric: he Sunbrella Canopy was created using thousands of interlocking embroidery hoops tied together and fitted with the fabric. The exhibit invited visitors to walk through and immerse themselves in a world of color, sounds and senses. Read More.
Future FabricsHOME FURNISHINGS AATCC conference examines new textile developments. It was the largest gathering in ten years with 280 attendees. This year’s conference featured a number of innovations spanning dye chemistry, sustainable dye colors, use of nanotechnology in building advanced products using nanocellulose, and designing fashion and activewear garments. Read More.
HOME FURNISHING NEWS & VIEWS
Gore & Bonbouton work for smart fabrics in medical apparel The initial phase of the agreement will focus on collaborative research in the area of temperature sensing materials, and will lay a foundation for future applications of sensor technology and conductive inks in digital health. Read more…

Pressure-Sensing Fibers Change Color When Stretched The new material could make compression bandages more effective and easier to use, as well as provide benefits for other purposes. Read more…

Indian Technical textiles market to double in four years: With a growing economy and rising disposable income, the demand for technical textile products is projected to increase, creating lucrative opportunities for investment. Read more…

Textiles add mood and character to entertainment spaces Both temporary and permanent-fabric carries a special quality that is hard to duplicate in any other material. Read more…

Could yak wool be the new cashmere? Mongolia is a leading supplier of cashmere, which is made from goat hair. But goats' destructive grazing habits are damaging the country's land. Read more…

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