Useful Sites and Blogs for Garment and Textile Professionals
I love reading. Lot of reading. What about you?
I am always in search of good online resources for reading and latest updates on apparel and textile industry.
Last year, I have discovered few good sites that I like to share with you. I am also sharing most common and popular sites to apparel industry professionals. Most of the sites are professional blogs, sites by institutes and organizations and online publications.
I have listed down those sites below in alphabetic order.
- Textile Buzz provide the specifications and test methods for the physical, mechanical, and chemical properties of textiles, fabrics, and cloths, as well as the natural and artificial fibers that constitute them. A site by American thread manufacturer. Under tab Technical Tools you will get pdf documents related to yarns, threads, seam, Stitches and Needles. A blog on apparel merchandising, textile printing, knitting, garments manufacturing, embroidery etc. Go to Publication and resources tab. Lot of good material on factory compliances. A site by Coats, sewing thread manufacturer. You will find technical report on sewing report, thread consumption guide and more. Textile Buzz is dedicated to improving working conditions and supporting the empowerment of workers in the global garment and sportswear industries. You will find case history on compliance issues in garment factory around the world.