Thanks so much for all the help. Enclosed is my journey to date, before I realized I had forum answers. I would post GTX if I could remember how the heck I got this. In a moment of destructive exhaustion I erased my file to start over. Sadly I am left with a slightly usable toweling texture, assuming I can reconstruct the GTX and no closer to velvet. MonsterMind thanks for the green velvet filter, it is a great cotton velvetine (Yeah I know like you care) but I need a thick velvet texture to create some ribbon. Haven't played with Chris's yet but will start as soon as I download.
I see you have the Pro edition, which means that you have the "Fiber" preset category to get you started. Here's a quick attempt where I opened the Fuzzy Plaid 2 preset and then replaced the plaid pattern with a solid color.
Thank you so much for your prompt reply. I went is a slightly different direction and came up with a workable texture in an unbelievably small amount of time..I love this program.