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May 24, 2018


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Siren unveils new diabetic sock and foot monitoring system Siren Diabetic Socks continuously monitor foot temperature to detect signs of inflammation, the precursor to diabetic foot ulcers. Read more… Here's What Coachella Style Looks Like in 2018 It may be hot in the Indio valley, but that hasn't stopped music fans from turning up dressed in their best. Where a bohemian bent has always dominated festival fashion, this year things are shaping up differently. Read more…
Textiles go Three Dimensional Using a custom made machine, the material fibers are felted together row by row and layer by layer on a specifically shaped foam to create entirely new types of 3D cloth. Read more… Understanding UV protective clothing With the summer approaching, find tips and advice regarding clothing made with UV-protective textiles. Read more…
Focus: Rinsing is Key to Removing Stains Rinsing soapy, stained cotton with fresh water works far better than rinsing with detergent-filled water. Read more… Pantone Color of the Year 2018 Inventive and imaginative, Ultra Violet lights the way to what is yet to come. Read more…
We Tried Painting A Fabric Chair With Chalk Paint For this project, we used a fairly basic chair with off-white upholstery fabric, which also had a bit of texture. Read more… How to Choose Batting for your Bed Quilt Your batting choice will make a huge impact on how your quilts feels and washes. Batting can make a quilt feel puffy or flat, heavy or light, warm or just barely-there. Read more…
Online Textiles Courses - Noth Carolina State Textiles Online Programs (TOP) offers a number of undergraduate- and graduate-level textiles courses online. These may be taken as part of a certificate or degree program, or by non-degree-seeking students on a course-by-course basis. Read more… How to Pack Shoes in 4 Easy Steps Learn the best way to pack shoes without harming their shape or damaging anything else in your inventory. Read more…
How To Tie A Tie: 8 Knots Every Man Should Master Simple sketches are provided showing how to tie a variety of knots. Also, learn the things to consider in selecting the type knot that best for your purpose. Read more… Freudenberg runs Fashioning Sustainability design competition for colleges Twenty-five fashion and design colleges from Germany, the UK, France, Italy, Poland and Spain are taking part in the competition. Read more…
This is The New "It" Home Textile It is cactus silk that comes from—you guessed it—the natural fibers of cacti. 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…
Blend Re:wind, a new process that recycles both cotton and polyester An important milestone towards the future of global textile recycling systems necessary to enable circularity for fashion and textiles. Read more… Sustainable textile innovations: bio yarn made from kelp fibres New York-based AlgiKnit is a biomaterials research company that has developed a compostable yarn from kelp, seaweed or algae. Read more…

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