40 Fabulous Fabrics from the Frankfurt Fabric Fair – Heimtextil 2014

Ready to get textile crazy? Here are forty of our favorite materials found at Heimtextil 2014 – One of the largest fabric shows in the world.


With hundreds of thousands of fabrics from around the world to choose from, we narrowed down our choices to the freshest and most innovative for the coming year.

Top Fabric Trends of 2014:

Top New Fabrics of 2014

1. A Blueprint For Fashion. Printed, weathered denim bedding with images of patterns for apparel production by Adalberto Estampados.

Top Fabrics of 2014

2. Stunning Sheer. Dark blue, patterned sheer by the Albani Group.

Top fabrics of 2014

3. Mod Meets Mustard. Amaravathi’s craft-inspired jacquard woven.

Top Fabrics of 2014

4. Hook and Loop. Aquanova’s shiny and matte knitted horizontal stripe.

Top Fabrics of 2014

5. Decoupage Design. Avelino’s travel, sketchbook and nature- inspired print; popular themes this season.

Top Fabrics of 2014

6. Dotty Topography. Backhausen’s complex jacquard woven.

Top Fabrics of 2014

7. Fuscia Folds. A casual, allover wrinkle look, created by a jacquard weave and a wash by Bernard Reyn.

Top Fabrics of 2014

8. Damask Goes Vermilion. A bold version of a classic design by Bo Casa.

Top Fabrics of 2014

9. Soft Saturation. A romantic, painterly water color print by Casamance.

Top Fabrics of 2014

10. Open Weave. Beyond sheer, this open, airy material that forms a geometric diamond pattern is available from Christian Fischbacher.

Top Fabrics of 2014

11. Contempo Wave. A modern, graphic wall covering from Concordia.

Top Fabrics of 2014

12. Twinkle, Twinkle. A scrumptious taffeta adorned with tiny, woven-in LED lights by Creation Baumann.

Top Fabrics of 2014

13. What a Tangled Web We Weave. Demor’s complex, entangled sheer that combines gold and white threads.

Top Fabrics of 2014

14. Nubby Geometric. Soft and natural, a berber-inspired woven from Dhingra Exports.

Top fabrics of 2014

15. Macrame For Your Windows. Open and airy, another an undertreatment option from Elitis.

Top Fabrics of 2014

16. Painterly Floral. Esprit’s playful and bright wallpaper.

Top Fabrics of 2014

17. Tropical Paradise. Birds paired with tropical flowers by Essenza –  a favorite theme this season.

Top Fabrics of 2014

18. Faceted Geometric. Also by Essenza, a printed geometric with a random appearance, and a touch of texture.

Top Fabrics of 2014

19. Ripple Effect. Complex concentric circles form a free-flowing geometric, by Estella.

Top Fabrics of 2014

20. Jute Symmetry. A circular geometric with a natural look by GM Syntex.

Top Fabrics of 2014

21. Barefoot Friendly Floral. Abstract roses carved into a luscious rug by Guy LaRoche.

Top Fabrics of 2014

22. Who Wouldn’t Want  a Castle with Legs? A bright and cheerful novelty print from ICH Wallpapers.

Top Fabrics of 2014

23.  Bold Blooms in Retro Flame. Irisette offers a colorfully bright watercolor print.


24. Craggy Peaks. A non-woven roller shade fabric with an unexpected metallic, irregular stripe by JAB Anstoetz.


25. Center Yourself. Top-stiched concentric circles on seersucker by Janine.


26. Graphic Ironwork. A laser cut geometric by JAB Anstoetz provides a new alternative to sheers.


27. Cranberry and Tangerine. Organic stripes in a wallpaper by Marburger.


28. Cobblestones Just Got A Whole Lot Cushier. A pouf constructed by felted orbs by Navkar Woollens.


29. Not Your Average Houseplant. A fresh botanical wallpaper from Jannelli Volpi.


30. Translucent Fronds. A very large scale leaf pattern in a burn-out sheer by Kucukcalik Tekstil.


31. Graphic Fragments. A bold, allover pattern in the popular black and white color combination by Rioma.


32. Mid Century Neutral. A graphic geometric in a drapery by Porchen.


32. Metallic Mesh. A stunning sheer with shiny silver yarns meshing with flowing satin-y stripes by Rasch.


33. These Blooms Don’t Hold Back. Texjoyper’s bright botanical floral.


34. Variegated Stripes. A tie-dye inspired print from Vanelli Concept.


35. Retro Botanical Goes Edgy. Vintage floral with a new twist by Sahco.


36. Agate Stripes. Siyaram’s complex jacquard pattern.


37. Budding with Cheer. A lovely, embroidered climbing leaf by Swan Silk.


38. Sensory Overload. Studio Kelkka’s fresh graphic in lively colors.


39. Gilded Foliage. Gold leaf wallpaper in an allover pattern by Zimmer+Rhode


40.  Silken Circles. A geometric pattern with a random, technical edge by Veba.

What’s Your Favorite Fabric Trend?

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Karin Jeske

For the last 25 years, Karin Jeske has managed fashion-oriented product lines that have included textiles, apparel, home furnishings, home decor, accessories and floral. Karin has developed curated product lines for retailers of all sizes, from independent, local dealers to household name brands, and now Blinds.com. She enjoys travel, photography and tennis. She lives and works in Riverside, California.


  1. Calling all fabric geeks / sewing nerds / home decor enthusiasts. BEHOLD the 40 top fabrics from the Frankfurt Fabric Fair this year. Guess where I want to go in 2015!?!?!? :)

  2. I have to say, being a woman of (ahem!) mature years, a couple of those are disturbingly similar to some curtains that hung in my home a *number* of years ago. Otherwise, anything that evokes a watercolor feel appeals to me.

  3. Sarah Gabbart Reply

    You may need someone to go with you… I volunteer!

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