The second West Coast edition of Techtextil North America will take place March 15-17, 2011, at the
Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Photograph courtesy of MGM Resorts International
Lenzing AG's Tencel® C with the added cosmetic benefits of chitosan has applications in
next-to-skin apparel and home textiles such as bedsheets.
Photograph courtesy of Lenzing AG.
Performancewear is on the leading edge of apparel innovation. Patagonia's Capilene® 4 baselayer
features Repreve® recycled polyester from Unifi Inc. and Polartec® Power Dry® High Efficiency™
Photograph courtesy of Gabe Rogel.
ON THE COVER: Barcelona, Spain, beckons the global textile industry to visit ITMA 2011 for a fiesta
including exhibits, special programs and colocated events.
Photograph courtesy of www.istockphoto.com
"Autumn Tumble," a tension fabric sculpture designed by Transformit, Gorham, Maine, and installed
in the lobby atrium of Husson University's Beardsley Meeting House in Bangor, Maine, won an
International Achievement Award at IFAI Expo Americas 2010.
Photograph courtesy of Cynthia Thompson, MFA.
Scottish designer Judy R. Clark's Harris Tweed and lace Frockcoat with embroidered Kimono is paired
with a hat, also in Harris Tweed, by Fabhatirx.
Photograph courtesy of Hand & Rae Photography