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IDS Market Presentation: Greenhouse Fabrics

  1. 1. Greenhouse Fabrics This contents in this PowerPoint are property of Greenhouse Fabrics. Any re-distribution of the contents of this presentation without the written consent of Greenhouse Fabrics is prohibited. 2-22-13
  2. 2. Who is Greenhouse?
  3. 3. The Origins of Fabric Inspiration •Architecture •Culture •Fashion and Trends
  4. 4. Architecture Greek Key Medallions Chinese Trellis
  5. 5. Culture
  6. 6. Watercolor PrintsWatercolor Prints
  7. 7. MetallicsMetallics
  8. 8. Tribal
  9. 9. Skins
  10. 10. GeometricsGeometrics
  11. 11. Animal Inspiration
  12. 12. Menswear
  13. 13. Jewel Tones
  14. 14. Bright & Bold
  15. 15. Fabric Production •Fabric Looms •Methods of Dyeing Fabrics •Yarn Types •Fabric Weaves •Fabric Constructions •Fabric Backings
  16. 16. • Dobby Loom – A fabric loom that weaves basic straight lines – Usually small geometric patterns Fabric Looms
  17. 17. • Jacquard Loom – A loom that weaves complicated patterns – Lines intersect and cross – Typically brocades, brocatelles, and damasks Fabric Looms Brocatelle Brocade Damask
  18. 18. Yarn Dye Piece Dye Methods of Dyeing Fabric
  19. 19. Yarn is made by a spinning or air texturizing process. Boucle Taslan Chenille Slub Yarn Types Straight Yarn Novelty Yarns
  20. 20. Fabric Weaves Plain Weave Basket Weave Twill Weave Satin Weave Jacquard Weave
  21. 21. Fabric Constructions Tissue Pick Tapestr y Texture Woven Print Velvet Chenille
  22. 22. Fabric Backings • Knitted / Woven Backing – Glued to fabric – Typically white, sometimes black • Heat Set – Cures the fabric so that it will always return to its’ heat set form • Latex Backing – Sprayed on instead of bladed on for a much softer durable finish
  23. 23. Codes and Testing •Crocking •Fire Codes •Cleaning Codes
  24. 24. Crocking • Test to see if the color comes off of fabric • Usually only an issue with piece dyed fabrics
  25. 25. Fire Codes • UFAC – Cigarette Test – A lighted cigarette is placed in the crevice where the back and seat of the chair meet. • CAL 117 – A 2” x 6” specimen is placed into a tester at a 45 degree angle and touched by a pencil thin flame for 1 second. • NFPA 260 – Standard methods of tests and classification system for cigarette ignition resistance of components of upholstered furniture • NFPA 701 – Standard test for draperies, blankets, bedspreads, quilts, mattress ticking, sheets, and upholstery fabrics. A specimen is held in a vertical position while a test flame is held to the lower edge for 12 seconds.
  26. 26. Cleaning Codes • S (Solvent) – Spot clean only with a water- free dry cleaning solvent • WS (Water / Solvent) – Spot clean with upholstery shampoo, foam from a mild detergent, or mild dry cleaning solvent • W (Water) – Spot clean with water based shampoo or foam upholstery cleaner.
  27. 27. Laying Out a Fabric Book •Inspiration •Study Best Sellers •Fabric Showtime •Laying Out a Book
  28. 28. Inspiration • Study current trends in pattern and color • Gather and study inspirational images from culture, fashion, and travel
  29. 29. Study Best Sellers • Study the best selling patterns and colors in the books from the previous year
  30. 30. Fabric Showtime • High Point Showtime – Select the latest fabrics offered by textile vendors
  31. 31. Laying Out a Book • Lay out Books on tables or on boards – Choose the cover – Make the patterns flow – Work in coordinates
  32. 32. Fabric Book Types and Distribution
  33. 33. Book Styles in the Industry Small Chair BookLarge Chair BookColor Book Gallery BookToolbox
  34. 34. Fabric Distribution Showrooms Sample Books Websites
  35. 35. • http://www.flickr.com/photos/monceau/3581176566/ • http://pixabay.com/en/plaster-relief-medallion-52868/ • http://jasonpriestart.com/joomla/index.php?option=com_content &view=article&id=5&Itemid=6 • http://foolosophy.net/tribal-favourites/ • http://www.patternpeople.com/trends-aw10-large-scale-florals/ • http://balharbourshops.com/fashion/fashion-news/item/1355- bring-on-the-fall • http://thevintagedesignshop.com/2012/05/24/ss-2012-trend-goes- vintage-chevrons-zig-zags/ • http://www.glamour.com/fashion/blogs/slaves-to- fashion/2011/09/leopards-tigers-and-alligators.html Photo Credits
  36. 36. • http://andrewmorel.com/?p=5751 • http://www.sew4home.com/tips-resources/buying-guide/all-about-fabric- weaves-tutorial • http://blog.makezine.com/2010/08/10/letters-from-the-fab-academy- part-7/ • http://uniformacollection.com/exhibition/172-erika-hanson • http://www.naturalfermenteddyes.com/4.%20Natural%20Dyes/slides/blu e-yarn-dye-powder.html • http://qd-fab.en.made-in-china.com/productimage/VqsQPthYgoRc- 2f0j00BCeaiQUKCvgF/China-Rayon-Piece-Dyed-Fabric-QDFAB-2917-.html • http://windrosefiberstudio.blogspot.com/2008/09/crocheting-with- boucle-yarn.html • http://fibresofbeing.wordpress.com/category/techniques/dyeing/page/2/ • http://www.gyftindia.com/b.asp?kmn=efvhjfveJGFrrrgre436363GFhc Photo Credits
  37. 37. • http://www.craftyarncouncil.com/new_yarns.html • http://hongjingtai.en.made-in-china.com/productimage/kMWESBqUlOhl- 2f0j00YsUQwlzWsfbL/China-Polyester-Acrylic-Cotton-Slub-Yarn.html • http://www.collegefashion.net/trends/back-to-school-fashion-6-fall-2012- trends-to-rock-on-campus/ • http://www.promenadetemecula.com/trends/make-your-gems-jealous- how-to-add-jewel-tones-to-your-winter-wardrobe/1137/def? • http://alovelyescape.blogspot.com/2011/09/favorite-nyfw-spring-runway- trends.html • http://www.trueup.net/2008/fabric-study/know-your-weaves/ • http://www.studyblue.com/notes/note/n/textiles-/deck/4293815 • http://www.wovenwire.net/woven_wire/twill_dutch_weave_cloth.html • http://www.fabricback.com/ • http://www.customlaminations.com/custom- laminations/our_process.html Photo Credits
  38. 38. • http://amovablefeast.blogspot.com/2012_06_01_archive.html • http://www.flameoffcoatings.com/fabricprotect.htm • http://www.atariarchives.org/artist/sec21.php • http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266353899001 75X • http:/http://www.regalfabrics.com/glossary.php • www.teonline.com/knowledge-centre/jacquard-fabrics.html • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dobby_loomhttp:// • fabricstockexchange.com/blog/resources/common-fabric-types/ • http://www.fibre2fashion.com/industry-article/11/1095/different- types-of-weaves1.asp Photo Credits This contents in this PowerPoint are property of Greenhouse Fabrics. Any re-distribution of the contents of this presentation without the written consent of Greenhouse Fabrics is prohibited. 2-22-13

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