Show Preview - January 2013

New York, New Year
By Wanda Jankowski

A preview of new products on view during New York Home Textiles Market

<< Going Geometric The Trellis bath sheets and hand towels, hand-woven with 100 percent Turkish cotton, are embellished with a sculpted jacquard terry diamond weave. Offered in dusty rose, sage and ivory, the bath sheets measure 40 by 67 inches; the hand towels, 20 by 30 inches. IGH Global Corporation, Inc., 909-930-1237,
<< Rainbow Of Colors Kara Weaves works with weavers of the “thorthu,” the traditional towel fabric of Kerala, India. The hand-woven, 15-by-15-inch, 100 percent cotton table linens shown are available in sky and dark blue, dark and light green, peach, pink, mustard, brown, purple, mauve and copper. Kara Weaves, 443-827-8147,
Natural Comfort The hand-woven towels are made with 100 percent Ethiopian cotton. They can be machine washed and dried or line hung. They are offered with gray, natural or blush stripes, all on a natural background. Creative Women, 802-658-1211,
Lovely Lotus >> The Lotus Flower ensemble features a printed floral design rich with vibrant colors. Designers Guild Inc., 212-967-4540,
Butterfly Bonanza The Papillon Collection includes 18-by-18-inch pillows made with 70 percent cotton and 30 percent linen. They come filled and feature printed and embroidered butterflies. Saro Trading Co., 800-662-7276,
Color Catcher >> The Linosa is made with 100 percent Egyptian cotton sateen. Shown is the green/blue. Signoria di Firenze LLC, 802-236-1289,
Colorful Cuddlers Vibrantly colored comforters, available in three warmth levels, are made with 100 percent combed cotton shells and filled with hypoallergenic synthetic material or down. The colors coordinate with the company’s 350-thread-count percale sheeting. Made in the U.S. of imported materials, the comforters are Oeko-Tex certified to be free of harmful chemicals. Royal River Trading, exclusive wholesaler of Cuddledown, 855-272-1742,
A Slice Of Summer >> The Art of the Placemat Collection includes the Watermelon Slice design. The placemats are designed in New York and made in the U.S. from reusable vinyl. They are offered in sets of assorted or individual designs. Coordinating coasters and table runners are available. Lucky BonBon, 646-528-5465,
Jacquard Jewel >> The 630-thread-count Sonata Boudoir Sham, woven in Italy from yarn-dyed jacquard fabric and offered in sand and lavender, is made with 100 percent Egyptian cotton. Nancy Koltes, 800-643-1755,
Elegance In The Bath Bathing Beauties is a five-piece bath accessory collection available in toffee (shown) or iridescent snow that includes: the tissue box cover, soap/lotion dispenser, soap dish, tumbler and waste bin (not shown). Julia Knight, 800-388-1878,
Shower Convenience The Scroll two-tier laser-cut shower caddy measures 11.25 by 4.75 by 23.5 inches and is available in an oil-rubbed bronze finish. Robely Trading Inc., 800-567-8768,
Soft As SilK k The Soft Green and Silver Blue silk bed ensemble features a three-panel draped bed skirt, flat and fitted sheets, a duvet cover and Euro and pillow shams in soft green; and square and oblong decorator pillows in silver blue. Manito, the North American-designed brand of Anhui Yuanxin Textile Co., 604-266-3400,
Upgrade In Comfort The Sierra pillow features the company’s new, upgraded Comforel, a smooth, silky microfiber fill that imitates down, in a soft shell made with 330-thread-count sateen. The Sierra is offered in soft, medium, firm and extra firm weights. DownRight, 800-487-DOWN,

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