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High Tech Three Dimensional Textiles by Aleksandra Gaca

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: designers, fabrics

Aleksandra Gaca

Aleksandra Gaca is a textile designer from the Netherlands whose fascination with three dimensional weave structures has led to the creation of unique acoustical textiles. For inspiration she draws from the structure and repetition found in architecture as well as from more dynamic concepts such as dance, drama and movement. Aleksandra's broad use of materials, from soft mohairs to super strong monofilaments, make her high tech fabrics particularly qualified for wall covering, partitions or screens within architectural spaces...

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SHE Design Studio

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: interior design

SHE Design Studio

This is a textile design combining wool- and thermoplastic yarns witch makes the fabric booth stiff as a composite and soft at the same time. To show possible usage of the fabric SHE Design Studio have designed two seating objects, a lounge chair and a pouf. The lounge chair illustrates the horizontal usage while the pouf illustrates vertical usage of the fabric...

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Fiber Optic Fabric

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: fashion, fabric

Fiber Optic Fabric

This technology allows to wave plastic optical fibers alongside synthetic fibers, forming a luminous fabric. The luminous fabric is similar to a synthetic fabric (it can be sewn, hand washed,…), except that it can emit light when connected to a specific electronic module. This electronic module can be powered either by a disposable or rechargeable battery, or by a small mains transformer (for non wearable items)...

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Um Bags by Josh Jakus

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: designers, fashion, bags

um bags by josh jakus

UMs developed from two creative challenges: The first, to make use of the unique properties of wool felt - its density, texture, pliability, and strength. And the second, to transform a flat surface using only the simplest of operations...

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HEXAPELERINE by Lisa Shahno

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: designers, fashion, threads

Lisa Shahno

Hexagon-pelerine with an inner secret zipper pocket. This model is based on the hexaflexagon, discovered in 1939 by Arthur H. Stone - 2D paper hexagon; with more then two sides which can by turn become its outward surface or disappear inside while hexaflexagon is folded...

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Glow In The Dark Threads

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: threads, sewing

Glow In The Dark Threads

Glow in the dark threads for embroidery and sewing give a lot of new ideas! Fluorescent thread can especially be used for safety purposes. The long lasting luminosity makes embroidered logos, lettering, and motifs shine in the dark. Those wearing such clothes are even visible if there is no source of light immediately directed towards them. That is an advantage compared to reflecting materials which only reflect with incident light...

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Sewing Machine Design by Lysandre FOLLET

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: toyota, designed sewing machines

lysandre follet

GOLD prize Sponsor Project Award - Sewing Machine Design Aisin Seiki — Member of the TOYOTA Motor Group...

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Project Runway Limited Edition 5234PRW

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Tag: brother, serger, overlock

Project Runway Limited Edition 5234PRW

Brother released the new Project Runway Limited Edition 5234PRW serger. Overview form Brother...

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Elna 740 eXcellence

By Sew Review Team on

Tag: elna, computerized sewing machines, quilting machines

elna eXcellence 740

Elna eXellence is not just a home sewing machine, it makes sewing easier and more professional. It has a wide working area (11inches) for big projects. For convenience, free arm panel is longer and narrower than usual. If you need larger working area, you can use extension table. If you need even more space for your project, you can add to this machine a studio table...

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Sewing Machines for Kids

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: janome, sewing machines, for kids

sewing machine for kids

When I was a kid, little sewing machine was my dream! It works like mom's sewing machine, but made specially for me: small size, easy to use and design! All these things was very important...

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A Sewing Machine with Custom CMYK-Colored Thread

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: designed sewing machines

Nähmaschine

The Leitfaden Sewing Machine concept by designers Monika Jakubek and Anna Müller will match your thread to any swatch of fabric. Using what we're guessing is a similar technology to whatever the guys at the paint store use to match colors from stuff you bring in, this sewing machine can "copy" color from fabric or paper and apply it to previously-white thread using CMYK color process, just like your desktop printer...

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belOga: Not Your Grandmother's Sewing Machine

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: designed sewing machines

belOga

belOga comes with a big "O", and an even bigger circular touch-screen which replaces the usual scheme of buttons and controls. This sewing machine concept was designed by Kristine Brückner, an industrial design graduate from the Munich's University of Applied Sciences with an impressive portfolio. Apart from its less than ordinary shape, the belOga makes sewing more fun...

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Michley — Dirt Cheap Portable Sewing Machines

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Tag: Michley, Tivax, budget, mini sewing machine, for kids

michley lss339

Very lightweight portable sewing machines by Michley at very affordable price (starting from $15). For some situations and uses all of them are good.

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Michley LSS-202

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Tag: Michley, mini sewing machine, for kids

michley lss202

Michley LSS-202 Lil' Sew mini is a portable light weight sewing machine (2.55 lbs) at very affordable price ($15-$20). It is one stitch model without reverse function and length control, but this inexpensive sewing machine has an automatic bobbin winding, 2 speeds, ability to sew with foot control or using start/stop button. It also can operate on batteries...

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Brother XL2630

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Tag: brother, sewing machine

brother XL2630

The Brother XL2630 sewing machine belongs to XL series. All XL models from Brother have a very easy to navigate interface. So XL2630 and all XL machines are perfect for beginners. This sewing machine has 25 built-in stitch patterns including 4-step buttonhole, utility and quilting stitches with adjustable width (max 4mm) and length (max 5mm)...

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