Date : 2017-10-30
Date : 2017-10-23
The global textiles industry is working overtime to achieve a balance between economic development and environmental protection. As conservation of water resources and the environment become key issues of concern in textile manufacturing, Fanny Vermandel writes about the need for the dyeing process to become sustainable.
Date : 2017-10-16
The Woolmark Company returned to Première Vision Paris last month, showcasing the latest innovations in wool, The Wool Lab and highlighting the versatility of wool as the premier ingredient in luxury apparel.
France continues to remain a major market for presenting the latest innovations in wool to the global textiles and fashion community. This year, The Woolmark Company showcased the latest in Optim fabric, presenting a double-faced pure wool fabric.
Date : 2017-10-09
According to the British cycling boom in the last decade, the ever-growing cycling obsession of the so called MAMILS – Middle-Aged-Men-In-Lycra – isn’t just a modern mid-life crisis. Research has found that MAMILs aren’t cycling primarily to relive their youth or prove they can still compete against other men. Instead, their motivations are much more complex, tied to the desire for good mental, as well as physical health and fuelled by technology.
Date : 2017-09-25
Invista’s Cordura brand is broadening its portfolio of protective performance fabric technologies for today’s workwear environments. The latest innovations on display at A+A Show, which takes place next month, range from FR solutions featuring Cordura fabric technology for enhanced durability to specialist stretch materials for garment reinforcement.
Date : 2017-09-18
The market for stain protective apparel has grown significantly in recent years and is set to grow further in the coming years, according to a new report from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence –Stain protection in textiles and apparel: preserving aesthetics, durability, functionality and sustainability.
Date : 2017-09-11
Jute is known as the Golden Fibre. That's an appropriate name for the yellowish brown, shiny, natural vegetable fibre produced from plants of genus Corchorus. It occupies place next to cotton in the amount produced and the variety of uses. Due to its inherent high tensile strength, low extensibility, moderate moisture retention and better breathability, jute is used extensively in agricultural bulk packaging.
Date : 2017-09-04
Textiles come to our help in every walk of life. Textiles are vulnerable to toxins and micro-organisms that cause infections and allergic reactions. A variety of textile products such as herbal textiles and clothing have arrived in the market to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle and hygiene. Most home textile products come in contact with the skin. So, it is advisable that herbally treated fabrics are used since they are not chemically treated and are eco-friendly.
What are herbal textiles?
Date : 2017-08-21
As computer capabilities evolve, new fabric-based interfaces are coming up. One version is a video game system called Loominary, which uses a tabletop loom as an interface to weave a scarf using a narrative videogame that follows the story of the Greek myths of Oedipus and Medusa (or a more child-friendly version with a story about a unicorn).
Date : 2017-08-14
The Punjab government and the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) are making joint efforts to check attack by pests, especially whitefly, on cotton crop. PAU vice chancellor BS Dhillon recently held a meeting with government officials and experts to take stock of the whitefly attack on cotton in the Bathinda, Abohar and Fazilka districts.