Textile Introduction : Production, Contents, Weave- JenniferHein


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Textile Introduction : Production, Contents, Weave- JenniferHein

  1. 1. Textile Introduction to the Fabric Production Industry
  2. 2. Woven VS Printed Fabric Ex- Jacquard Loom & Roller Print Yardage
  3. 3. Textile Production In History Examples- Back Strap Looms in Peru or Older Jacquard looms in India
  4. 4. Natural dyed wool VS Bright Manmade Dyed wools
  5. 5. WHAT / Fiber Contents: N. Carolina field of cotton plants , Peruvian sheeps wool on back strap loom cotton , linen, wool (sheep), silk, manufactured yarns
  6. 6. Interiors Professional Practice requires Selecting Textiles for Aesthetics/ color, Design, pattern & Use Life / durability & compatibility for end user
  7. 7. Residential Project Display includes the Process: Color areas, Visual Layout, Furniture type choices
  8. 8. Compare Natural VS Manmade Fibers, EX- slacks with permanent press finish or without Cellulose or Protein / Cotton or Wool Finishes
  9. 9. Compare How Fabric is constructed Ply Yarns, Fabric Construction, Fabric density/ E.P.I.
  10. 10. E.P.I. means Ends Per Inch or yarn count
  11. 11. Dyes, Wovens, Prints & Fabric Finish can be noticed on fabric rolls from Baranzelli’s in NYC
  12. 12. Fabric Prints can be Silkscreen printed EX- Scalamandre Fabric & wallcover
  13. 13. Examine Interior Textile Products: Upholstery & Drapery Ex- Damask Couch & Tufted chair, Asymmetric Drapery
  14. 14. Examine Interior Textile Products: Bed Drapery Readymades: Current VS Historic Bed Linens
  15. 15. PRODUCTS: Rugs, carpet, Leather
  16. 16. Fabric specifications are noted by ACT Codes or Cleaning symbols on Natural, Manufactured, and Manmade Fiber samples
  17. 17. Pattern Repeats are used in prints and wovens EX- Historic Quilted Matelasse, Striped Paisley Print
  18. 18. Future Textiles & Green Textiles Today • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • GREEN TEXTILEShttp://www.greenhomeguide.com/index.php/main/product_detail/335/C124 sample: UPHOLSTERY CONSTRUCTION twine, webbing & burlap: natural jute foam: natural latex, no polyurethane or brominated flame retardants feather ticking: natural cotton muslin: organic cotton flannel batting: organic cotton TEXTILES all natural fibers: wool, viscose (wood pulp), hemp, abaca (banana plant fiber), cotton dyes: vegetable or low impact, no carcinogenic materials, reproductive or developmental toxins, mutagens and endocrine distrupters excess materials: goal of recapturing all excess runoff - extra material is used either for accessories or as groundcover by farmers local to the mill leather is vegetable tanned, no use of heavy metals A link from this page takes you to a supplier I’m familiar with: InterfaceFLOR carpet tiles www.interfaceflor.com, a sample:
  19. 19. IDENTIFICATION of fabric types IDENTIFICATION of fabric types
  20. 20. To be a good Interior designer you need to understand how to identify durability from this display