Circa 1801 Bows Simply Natural

Circa 1801/Doblin is introducing Simply Natural, a collection of 25 jacquard fabrics made from certified 100% organic cotton, to debut at Showtime in High Point, N.C. next month.

The entire manufacturing process is environmentally friendly as are the dyestuffs and finishes, said John Lenox, president.

"We need to treat this world better," explained Lenox as he described the processes involved in the manufacture of the collection.

In addition to the organic cotton fiber, certified environmentally friendly dyes "that offer a faded quiet color story" are used along with sustainable and renewable biodegradable biosolvents to produce colors such as pumice, tofu, roses, quartz, cranberry, and saffron. In all, there are 15 filling yarns and 10 warps.

In the next collection, the color palette will feature a series of dark shades, Lenox said. Price points for the launch collection are from $10 to $20 a yard, with the fabrics with more color at the higher price points.

The part of the plant where these fabrics are made has received certification for production, Lenox explained; the weaving is segregated from the rest of the plant and the finishing chemicals are washed.

Home & Textiles Today Staff | News & Commentary

 Home Textiles Today is the market-leading brand covering the home and textiles markets, offering a comprehensive package of print and online products. Home & Textiles Today provides industry news, product trends and introductions, exclusive industry research, consumer data, store operations solutions, trade show news and much more.

Featured Video

  • 1200 Suppliers are Ready for You at Intertextile Shanghai

    Camera Icon More Videos

Subscribe to
Home & Textiles Today eDaily
Receive the news you need to know about the trends in the industry delivered right to your inbox.

CURRENT ISSUE

HTT August 2017

See the August 2017 issue of Home & Textiles Today. In this issue, we look at the Top 50 Retailing Giants Report, plus Manufacturing: Made in the USA gaining ground; International: Portugal ramping up exports; New products: NY Now home textiles introductions; Outlook: Commentary from H&TT's editors; and Planning: Trade show calendar.

See details!