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- IFDA Sets Maison & Objet Trend Review. // Home Textiles Today;2/22/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p9
The article reports on the presentation of industry veteran Hermine Mariaux Inc. on fabrics, products and color trends to be sponsored by the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) in New York City on February 25, 2010.
- Passing grades. // Architectural Record;Jan1992, Vol. 180 Issue 1, p24
Shows and describes new contract textiles, which come in a new range of patterns and colors. They also meet more stringent fire-safety codes and restrictive budgets.
- Plaids! // Country Living;Nov88, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p124
Shows an example of decorating with richly hued patterns. Mixing and matching colors and patterns.
- Archival revival. Morton, K.S. // Country Living;Jul91, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p75
Presents a photo essay with text of fabrics inspired by mid-1800s textile designs. Innovative patterns; Naturalistic motifs; Use as upholstery, drapes, bedspreads, and more.
- The fabric of my life, in three piles. Bird, Peggy // Christian Science Monitor;6/11/97, Vol. 89 Issue 137, p16
Focuses on the task of sorting cloths by fabric. Information on cotton fabrics; Description of the different tasks invovled in sorting of clothes.
- Quality takes precedence over price in 1996. Hollow, Michele // Discount Store News;2/19/96, Vol. 35 Issue 4, pH10
Reports on the focus of home textile manufacturers on quality products in 1996 in the United States. Interest in style and value; Restructuring of home textiles department; Addition of decorative accents.
- Sew what. O'Meara, Donna // Faces (07491387);Apr98, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p21
Presents information on fabric making and clothing design in Serbia. Indication that clothing in Serbia could reveal a person's social standing and cultural beliefs; Information on village women; Types of fabrics and decorative patterns used in villages; Detailed information on the coastal...
- High-tech activewear. Vozar, Nancy // Good Housekeeping;Dec92, Vol. 215 Issue 6, pNE2
Examines the new high-tech fabrics that are designed to keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. How they are constructed; Guide to some of the trademarks that you will see on the hangtags on outer-shell garments; The waterproof leathers; New sweats.
- Hot/cold threads. West, A.C. // Popular Science;Feb88, Vol. 232 Issue 2, p73
Polytherm is a chemically treated fabric that warms you when it's cold and cools you when it's hot. The key to Polytherm is a chemical called polyethylene glycol (PEG) that is attached to the fibers in the fabric. Discusses research and possible applications for Polytherm clothing.
- Printcloths are weakest. // Textile World;Oct93, Vol. 143 Issue 10, p19
Reports on fabric easiness being pronounced in the printcloth sector where importers and United States weavers have been forced to shave asking quotes. Production cutbacks in polyester-cotton pocketing drills; Slowdown in production and lower market prices in twills; Reflection of rising mill...