I love the idea that companies are taking mill scraps and creating beautiful and wearable clothing and accessories, like the initiative at American Apparel that launched last year. As textile folks we should all be thinking about the waste produced in our profession.
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I love textile trade shows. Walking from booth to booth, collecting information on new design techniques and innovative technology, being exposed to various companies that I would not have known about otherwise, getting inspired by other’s creativity, all of this adds up to my idea of a really good time. As I mentioned in To [...]
When it comes to textiles, I tend to veer towards the fashion side of things. I love the drape of a dress, the structure of a great bag, the crispness of a pair of pants, all the things that make up apparel fabrics. However, that doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate a beautiful rug, a funky [...]