Hey folks. You may remember not too long ago when I shared the resource Source4Style, place for you to discover all your sustainable textile needs. Well, I came across a fun, and more importantly interesting, video on silk worms. I'll be honest, I had to watch the video twice to fully take ...Read More >>
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Whenever I get a call from someone looking for fabric, one of the first things they ask is "How much?"...how much do I have to order, how much time until I can get the fabric, how much money to buy the fabric... Lately, the hardest "how much" to answer is the one about money.
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Yes, that Starbucks. No, they haven't stopped making coffee. What they have started doing, though, is furnishing their interiors with a revolutionary new textile made from natural and renewable materials.
Through upcycling (creating waste materials into new products), Starbucks coffee sacks are combined with wool to create a completely unique sustainable fabric called "WoJo". The company ...Read More >>
So, yes, it's wool week. Interesting. I have to say I really didn't have any inkling of the existence of the Campaign for Wool until I stumbled upon an article on the British Vogue website. Apparently, the campaign was started by the Prince of Whales in January of this year to educate people on the ...Read More >>
You may remember that back in April, I wrote a little piece on the use of a polymer that is made using castor beans. At the time of writing, the round bodied and lustrous yarns were mainly being used in undergarments. One curious reader commented on the post asking why it was only really ...Read More >>
Yes, I'm interested in textiles and you're interested in textiles but it's not exactly mainstream. It's not really an industry that you see highlighted on regular basis unless you perpetually watch the DIY Network or the Style channel, right? So when I came across this video by Nokia, I just had to share it ...Read More >>