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As Peso Weakens, Mexican Firms Boost Exports

LEON, Mexico — Mexico’s leather goods industry hopes to grow 10 percent to $1.8 billion this year as booming exports offset sluggish domestic sales, industry observers said. 690 more words


Lovely to Look at: Difficult to Summarize

I have been absorbed by Mary Schoeser’s book Textiles: The Art of Mankind.

Schoeser has written many books on textile history, including World Textiles: A Concise History… 813 more words


TEXTILE INTEREST: Weathered Florals

Wildnerness themes have been emerging as of recent as an important trend in fashion, from the revival of 90s inspired camp-wear logos and styles, to the heavy use of earthy tones in ready-to-wear lines. 188 more words


Huntsman Signed Pact With Daechun

Huntsman Textile Effects, based in Singapore, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Daechun Co. Ltd. to help South Korean textile exporter streamline operations and train technical staff at its mill in Gyunggi Province. 423 more words


Fitting the Pieces All Together

When Pat Harmer Bluth expressed an interest in mathematics and engineering, her brother responded, “Girls don’t major in math.”

As a BYU-bound high school senior, Bluth listened to her brother—a decision she has long wished she could go back and change. 670 more words

Class Notes

FEEDBACK: Round One (Daphne, Joss & Kieran)

What materials make people respond in certain ways?

Look at Amy Radcliffe – Synaesthetic moment

Think about the materials we had as kids – that baby’s rag – the smell, touch taste induces memories… 58 more words