Blog: Weaves from Wednesday

New YorkNEW YORK-With the September New York Home Fashions Market beginning to wind down, here are some observations from showroom visits yesterday:

Down Lite put the spotlight on its mattress pad line, a category which the company entered earlier this year. It also introduced Wicking Windows, a technology that repels moisture on fabric, on a line of sheeting ... CHF Industries displayed several ensembles in its Donna Karan collection which make liberal use of red shades. It also featured its new licensed bedding collection with Kate Spain, who is known for her cheerful designs and use of strong colors ... In decorative pillows, Safavieh launched a line of metallics made of linen and printed in silver foil. It also displayed a collection of solid-color pillows in shag ... Ellery HomeStyles highlighted its bedding license with Historic Charleston. This includes multipiece sets for the master bedroom.