Susan Andrews -- Furniture Today, August 24, 2011
Vietri's Terra 2 Linens collection, made of a heavy-weight cotton, is being expanded to include new colors.
Shine Handmade is introducing handmade table toppers and table runners in vibrant colors and designs, as seen here.
Rough Linen's Orkney table linens collection includes this rough linen napkin wrapped around a smooth white linen napkin, which coordinate with tablecloths and placements.
LinenMe's Brittany table linen collection comprises 100% linen pieces made of garment-washed linen for a soft and rustic look. It is available in more than 10 colors.
Wolfum's new assortment of twill napkins and placemats as well as Baltic birch coasters and chargers are handmade in Los Angeles using a custom printing technique that was developed exclusively for the company.
C & F Enterprises sets the table with more than 15 new patterns, including Montpellier, a classic design available in placemats, aprons, oven mitts, pot holders, table runners, soft window treatments and luxurious bedding.
Creative Women's latest offering of imported handmade home textiles from Ethiopia includes the Unexpected Burlap collection of hand-woven table linens, which are made of two textured silks.
Chilewich achieves a natural fabric feel on the new Rib Weave collection of table linens, which is made from synthetic fibers in a chunky construction.
Secrets de Provence is making its debut in the U.S. market after 30 years of manufacturing textiles for other countries with the launch of several new table linens collections, including the Anthemis collection.
Third Drawer Down, distributed by Fotofolio, is showing the Du Pasquier kitchen and table linens collection, which includes an array of designs interpreted on tea towels, napkins and placemats.
Studiopatro's new line of eco-conscious tea towels is made of 100% oatmeal linen, designed and hand-printed in San Francisco.
Chortex USA is showing the Royal Ascot collection of 100% Supima cotton bath ensembles, spanning bath sheets, bath towels, hand towels and wash cloths.
Michaelian and Kohlberg is launching a new collection of hand-block printed and silk-screened fabrics by the yard, handmade of a linen and cotton blend in India.
Peacock Alley evokes a quaint beach town on Florida's west coast with the new Captiva collection of 100% cotton casual woven throws that are knit with striped border.
Jovi Home is adding a varied selection of area rugs in organic designs and a new summer palette.
Soggy Doggy says "Soggy Paws Stop Here!" with a new microfiber chenille doormat the company claims can absorbs five times more water than regular cotton doormats.
The French Farm is showing its new Jean Vier tea towel collection, which is woven of natural cotton in the Basque Country. It is available in a broad array of colors.
Protect-A-Bed's new Bug Lock mattress and box spring protection product is designed to protect bedding against bed bugs.
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