Home

homepage hero.jpg

Welcome to the ATA Community

Collaborate with peers to share strategic advice, solve today's challenges and develop new approaches.

Get Started

Ask A Question

connect.png

Need answers?
Post a question and get answers.

Ask a Question

Explore Communities

learn.png

Browse communities to discover new questions, conversations and contacts.

Explore Communities

Build My Profile

profile.png

Get the most out of your CONNECT experience by building a robust profile.

Build My Profile

Latest Discussions

  • Posted in: Member Forum

    Talked to a few folks at MFA this past week and I'm ready to get a double needle machine for precision top stitching upholstery. I think I heard "top post or raised bed" for easier sewing. Can folks share the machines you're using and recommendations on the machine to look into? ------------------------------ ... More

  • Posted in: Member Forum

    What is your favorite new product from the last year? Any new fabrics, tools, etc. that have helped your business? ------------------------------ Jonathan Sweet Advanced Textiles Association (651)225-6960 ------------------------------ More

  • Posted in: Member Forum

    Brian, Great to know. Let's talk about this at your convenience Best, Derek FabricTattoo.com EqodryUSA.com FabricIngenuity.com Sent from my iPad More

  • Posted in: Member Forum

    This is our sister company and they are working on 2 cradle models. The units shown can be installed into a cushion area and are available in round or rectangle. These are in stock and very affordable. Click here for details - https://aquaamp.com/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMItZbP3frv_AIVkI-GCh090g-FEAAYASAAEgKfgfD_BwE ... More

Quick Links

Member Poll


Unanswered Questions

  • Posted in: Member Forum

    Talked to a few folks at MFA this past week and I'm ready to get a double needle machine for precision top stitching upholstery. I think I heard "top post or raised bed" for easier sewing. Can folks share the machines you're using and recommendations on the machine to look into? ------------------------------ ... Reply

  • Posted in: Member Forum

    What is your favorite new product from the last year? Any new fabrics, tools, etc. that have helped your business? ------------------------------ Jonathan Sweet Advanced Textiles Association (651)225-6960 ------------------------------ Reply

  • Posted in: Member Forum

    Hi folks Another request for sourcing help. If you can help them out, let us know and we can connect you. We are sourcing for grip/non-slip fabric netting. Like would be used as a shelf or drawer liner. Larger than what is available online and pre-packaged. We are looking for suppliers that make these ... Reply

  • Profile Picture

    IMMEDIATE NEED!

    Posted in: Member Forum

    SourceAmerica has an affiliated nonprofit located in the Southeastern USA, the Carolinas, that has an IMMEDIATE need for ½" nylon ribbon, Type III of MIL-T-5038 Olive Drab for a military contract. Please advise if you have any quantity in stock that can be shipped ASAP to help fill this IMMEDIATE need. ... Reply

Announcements

  • New podcast: Transitioning into an ESOP

    On today’s Talking Textiles we get down to the business of ESOPs, the Employee Stock Ownership Program. Attorney Doug Neville sheds light and answers questions from the legal perspective while Dave Bess, who was strategically involved in an ESOP for his company, discusses the change in mind shift and culture that occurred as a result.
  • New podcast: The Next Generation of Textiles

    Check out the latest episode of Talking Textiles! It’s time to nerd out on material sciences. This episode of Talking Textiles interviews George Sun, founder of Nextiles, a company merging electronics with textiles to measure range of motion, micromovements and more. We learn how George walked a path from creating shoes to conductive fabrics and hear his advice for job seekers to get involved, connect and just show up. 
  • Fawcett Passes the Torch ... Again!


    From Fawcett to Fawcett to Fawcett! Lethbridge Canvas has been in business going on three generations. Hear the history and future plans for the family shade and covers business. Learn more in our newest Talking Textile podcast, Fawcett Passes the Torch...Again!

All Recent Posts

Top Contributors