Textile Industry Articles - news articles regarding fabric, fibers etc.

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This textile industry news article section is for articles relevant to fabrics, fibers, textile machinery and any other issue relevant to the textile industry.  Read up on the latest fabric constructions or textile fiber innovations.

Fabric News

Cotton News

Wool News

Cashmere News

Silk News

Linen News

Polyester News

Here is an archive of some of our previous textile industry news articles:

2012 Textile Industry News

2011 Textile News Articles

2010 Textile News Articles

2009 Textile Industry Articles

2008 Textile Industry Articles

2007 Textile Industry Articles

Check out some current news from various textile news resources :

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When reading, here are a few things to keep in mind.  However, it is important to note that the words are often used interchangeably.  The words fabric and cloth are used in textile assembly trades (such as tailoring and dressmaking) as synonyms for textile. However, there are subtle differences in these terms in specialized usage. Textile refers to any material made of interlacing fibres. A fabric is a material made through weaving, knitting, spreading, crocheting, or bonding that may be used in production of further goods (garments, etc.). Cloth may be used synonymously with fabric but is often a finished piece of fabric used for a specific purpose (e.g., table cloth).

You can find additional textile relevant news at the Emerging Textiles section.

If you enjoy the fabric and fiber articles section, you are welcome to also view the Fashion Articles area or visit our other news website at the Fashion Newspaper.  You may also find some interesting reading about fabrics and textiles at the Fashion Industry Network.

You can learn more about the textile industry by checking out some of the Apparel Search directory sections listed below.

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A textile or cloth is a flexible material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres (yarn or thread). Yarn is produced by spinning raw fibres of wool, flax, cotton, or other material to produce long strands.  Textiles are formed by weaving, knitting, crocheting, knotting, or felting.  It is always a good time to learn more about fabrics and the industry that manufacturers them or turns them into fashion.
 

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