Valdese Weavers

Kevin O’Brien Studio Adds 2 New Collections for Fall

New alfresco fashion fabrics produced at Valdese Weavers “Valentine Lyon” brand DESIGNED FOR ASPIRATIONAL LUXURY SHOPPERS Artisan-centric textile design house Kevin O’Brien Studio (KOBS) is pushing…

New Technologies Add Touchable Textures to Performance Fabrics

Through a designed yarn approach to its textiles, Designtex has applied its performance properties to fabric collections that span contract, residential and hospitality while keeping hand soft, and…
LebaTex, Stacy Garcia, performance velvet
Stacy Garcia's LebaTex has rolled out performance leathers and velvets.

Talk to the Hand: Performance Fabric's Textural Evolution

New technologies have softened the textures and appeal of performance textiles across the board. Once relegated to the commercial and hospitality sectors, along with some outdoor, performance fabrics…
Roger Berrier and Katie Pritchard
Roger Berrier and Katie Pritchard

Valdese Weavers Names COO, SVP of Finance

Blake Millinor, the recently named President of Valdese Weavers, announced a transition in key executive positions as a part of a carefully developed succession plan for the future leadership of the…
Blake Millinor and Mike Shelton
Blake Millinor and Mike Shelton

Blake Millinor Named President of Valdese Weavers

​Mike Shelton, President and CEO of Valdese Weavers, announced Blake Millinor’s appointment as President today at the company’s headquarters in Valdese, North Carolina. Shelton will continue to serve…
valdese weavers, seaqual, textiles, marine plastic
Valdese Weavers has joined forces with Seaqual to upcycle marine plastic into fabric.

Valdese Weavers Partners with Seaqual on Marine Plastic Upcycled Textiles

For 20 years, Valdese Weavers has been recycling plastics into timeless textiles and the company is evolving its commitment to making a positive difference on the environment by launching a new…
Sam Moore Daxton Sofa and Danae Recliner_Performance
Sam Moore Daxton Sofa and Danae Recliner

Textiles Designed to Perform Sustainably

Once found primarily in high-traffic commercial and hospitality settings, performance textiles are increasingly making their way into people’s homes. As performance fabric technology evolves,…
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Patrick Shelton

Patrick Shelton Joins ITA Board of Directors

Patrick Shelton, Vice President of Sales with Valdese Weavers, has been elected to join the International Textile Alliance (ITA) Board of Directors.  “I am very excited to be adding another member…

Valdese Weavers to Open New High Point Showroom

Valdese Weavers is relocating their High Point showroom to 311 N. Hamilton Street from their previous location at Market Square Tower. The company will occupy the entire third floor of the 311…

Valdese Weavers Introduces the Fiber Workshop Collection

Valdese Weavers will debut their Fiber Workshop collection at the International Textile Alliance’s (ITA) fall 2019 Showtime Market.  “We opened the toolbox and encouraged the design team to…
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