FabricLink Industry Panel event at L.A. Textile Show

FabricLink Network, the premier educational resource for textile fiber/fabrics will host the “Technology Driven Fashion” seminar at this month’s L.A. Textile Show. The Panel event is scheduled for March 28th, 2011, from 3:30-4:45pm.
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FabricLink Network's Industry Panel event at the L.A. Textile Show
“Technology Driven Fashion”

Tarzana, CA. March 9, 2011, FabricLink Network, the premier educational resource for textile fiber and fabric information, will host the “Technology Driven Fashion” seminar at this month's L.A. Textile Show. The Panel event is scheduled for March 28th, 2011, from 3:30-4:45pm, in the The Penthouse, 13th Floor Suite #19, California Market Center.

Newness in fashion textiles often comes through advancements in manufacturing and production techniques, through updated improvements in yarn spinning, through modifications in fabric constructions, or through innovations in dyeing, printing, and finishing techniques. Join us and learn from the experts about the latest developments in Fibers/Yarns, Knit Fabrics, Woven Fabrics, and Dyeing, Printing, and Finishing.

Kathlyn Swantko, a textile advocate and educator, is the moderator and host for the event. Swantko is also president and founder of the popular FabricLink.com http://www.fabriclink.com, and TheTechnicalCenter.com http://www.TheTechnicalCenter.com online textile resources, which make up the FabricLink Network. The websites offer independent designers, small niche-based companies, and large broad-based textile manufacturers the opportunity to network and research new products, as well as providing them with the ability to market and promote their own businesses in a cost-effective environment. FabricLink.com (trade to consumer) and TheTechnicalCenter.com (trade-to-trade) provide information about new products and marketing opportunities for specialty textiles, textile-based products and services.

The Panel Will Discuss:
• Current trends and what's next for the Fashion Market
• Multi-functional and novelty fabrics/yarns/finishes for today's fashion apparel
• Innovative developments in yarns, fabrics, and dyeing/printing/finishing techniques
• New ideas that will inspire today's fashion apparel

“Technology Driven Fashion”, The Panelists include:
Fibers/Yarns: Fibers/Yarns: Sandy Kitto, Account Executive, Southern Exposure, Inc. (sales agent for Unifi, Inc., FilSpec, Inc., and Nilit®
Knit Fabrics: Barbara Montz, Owner/Founder, Marketing by Design (sales agent for Glenoit Mills, GreenSpun, Inc., Manoir Inc., and Lafayette Textiles, Inc)
Woven Fabrics:
Howard Bobis, Owner, Friday Fabrics (sales agent for European and Asian woven fabric mills)
Dyeing, Finishing, & Printing: Ted Kronfli, Account Executive-Performance Division, Antex Knitting/Matchmaster Dyeing & Finishing
Moderator: Kathlyn Swantko, Founder/President, FabricLink Network

The date for the event is:
MONDAY, MARCH 28
3:30p-4:45p
The Penthouse, 13th Floor Suite #19
California Market Center



About the FabricLink Network:
Kathlyn Swantko, a textile advocate and educator, is president and founder of FabricLink.com (www.fabriclink.com), and TheTechnicalCenter.com (www.TheTechnicalCenter.com) online textile resources, which make up the FabricLink Network. FabricLink.com (trade to consumer) and TheTechnicalCenter.com (trade-to-trade) provide information about new products and marketing opportunities for specialty textiles, textile-based products and services. The two sites offer valuable content and technical information; new releases on innovations; fabric descriptions; usage and care; supplier history and contacts. Seven Searchable indexes makes the FabricLink Network web sites the “go to” resources for developers of textiles, fashion designers, and researchers. In addition, the Network offers effective platforms for all businesses, from small niche-based companies to large broad-based textile manufacturers, to reach other businesses within the supply chain and the consumer. Visit the FabricLink Network (www.fabiclink.com and thetechnicalcenter.com) on Twitter and Facebook.
Kathy Swantko can be reached at (818) 345-7501, or at kgswantko@fabriclink.com.
Communications Contact: Beth Cochran
cochran@whatsuppr.com
406.579.7909


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