The Japanese market is facing a shortage of jacquard fabric for summer 2014 and also possibly for winter 2014. Japanese companies wanting to use jacquard fabric to produce garments have to start production planning as soon as possible.
Most Japanese apparel companies have taken to the jacquard fabric in a big way as it has a strong fashion element. Patterns range from dobby to the more complex variety. The design is superior to the ordinary woven or knitted fabrics. Large flower-shaped jacquard fabrics, Matt Lacey embossed fabrics are received well by the market. In terms of design, patterns with a three-dimensional effect have also become popular. Wool blends have come into jacquard.
Jacquard production is time consuming. The preparation process involves various types of materials. The overall production capacity of major jacquard producers has declined substantially. Jacquard fabrics have a high requirement of yarn dyeing and yarn dyed process. Only certain machines can produce printed jacquard fabric. Since the spring series of clothing uses more cotton, linen, silk and synthetic fibers and thin high-density material, fabrics of the specified concavity, luster and elasticity is also required.