A new waffle weave
towel is offered, in five bright pastels, and two new shower curtains, a matelasse and a whimsical garden pattern.
Its scrubber dish cloth, which combines a waffle weave
with a synthethic overlay to enhance its ability to remove dirt and grime, will be introduced at the upcoming October market.
A major statement at Tobin Home Fashions is Honeycomb, a line of polyester/cotton waffle weave
tablecloths and accessories in 10 colors.
But manufacturers found a way to enliven this business as well, through bright colors (what Baltic's Lipton referred to as the "back-to-school" palette), more intricate dobby details, jacquard borders, waffle weaves
(from Christy) and licensed names, such as Amy Butler for Welspun and Candice Olson for Venus.
Scarves, shawls and wraps come into their own with paisley prints and rustic waffle weaves
, along with William Morris-inspired prints to make it a season of pure romance.
Baseball caps return as do crisp cotton caps and waffle weaves
in trilby styles.
Natural bamboo printed suedes, waffle weaves
with satin ribbon embroidery, laser-cut brown ultra-suede with cotton duck center, vintage crochets, voiles, romantic sheers and puckers are just some highlights from the line, which spans from promotional to upper-end.
In its Atelier Martex brand, a100 percent Supima-loop towel was rich in texture with the combination of waffle weaves
and terry loops.