IDS Market Presentation: Greenhouse Fabrics

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IDS Market Presentation: Greenhouse Fabrics

  1. 1. Greenhouse FabricsThis contents in this PowerPoint are property of Greenhouse Fabrics. Any re-distribution of the contents of this presentation without the writtenconsent of Greenhouse Fabrics is prohibited. 2-22-13
  2. 2. Who is Greenhouse?
  3. 3. The Origins of FabricInspiration•Architecture•Culture•Fashion and Trends
  4. 4. ArchitectureGreek 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 basicstraight lines– Usually small geometric patternsFabric Looms
  17. 17. • Jacquard Loom– A loom that weavescomplicated patterns– Lines intersect and cross– Typically brocades, brocatelles,and damasksFabric LoomsBrocatelleBrocade Damask
  18. 18. Yarn Dye Piece DyeMethods of DyeingFabric
  19. 19. Yarn is made by a spinning or air texturizing process.BoucleTaslanChenilleSlubYarn TypesStraight YarnNoveltyYarns
  20. 20. Fabric WeavesPlain Weave BasketWeaveTwill WeaveSatinWeaveJacquard Weave
  21. 21. Fabric ConstructionsTissuePickTapestryTexture WovenPrint Velvet Chenille
  22. 22. Fabric Backings• Knitted / Woven Backing– Glued to fabric– Typically white, sometimesblack• Heat Set– Cures the fabric so that it willalways return to its’ heat setform• Latex Backing– Sprayed on instead of bladedon for a much softer durablefinish
  23. 23. Codes and Testing•Crocking•Fire Codes•Cleaning Codes
  24. 24. Crocking• Test to see if the colorcomes off of fabric• Usually only an issue withpiece dyed fabrics
  25. 25. Fire Codes• UFAC – Cigarette Test– A lighted cigarette is placed in the crevice where theback and seat of the chair meet.• CAL 117– A 2” x 6” specimen is placed into a tester at a 45degree angle and touched by a pencil thin flame for 1second.• NFPA 260– Standard methods of tests and classification systemfor cigarette ignition resistance of components ofupholstered furniture• NFPA 701– Standard test for draperies, blankets, bedspreads, quilts,mattress ticking, sheets, and upholstery fabrics. A specimenis held in a vertical position while a test flame is held to thelower 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 upholsteryshampoo, foam from a milddetergent, or mild dry cleaningsolvent• W (Water)– Spot clean with water basedshampoo or foam upholsterycleaner.
  27. 27. Laying Out aFabric 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 sellingpatterns and colorsin the books from theprevious year
  30. 30. Fabric Showtime• High Point Showtime– Select the latest fabricsoffered by textilevendors
  31. 31. Laying Out a Book• Lay out Books on tables oron boards– Choose the cover– Make the patterns flow– Work in coordinates
  32. 32. Fabric Book Types andDistribution
  33. 33. Book Styles in theIndustrySmall Chair BookLarge Chair BookColor BookGallery BookToolbox
  34. 34. Fabric DistributionShowroomsSampleBooksWebsites
  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.htmlPhoto 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/blue-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=efvhjfveJGFrrrgre436363GFhcPhoto 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.htmlPhoto 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/S026635389900175X• 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.aspPhoto CreditsThis contents in this PowerPoint are property of Greenhouse Fabrics. Any re-distribution of the contents of this presentation without the writtenconsent of Greenhouse Fabrics is prohibited. 2-22-13

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