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Merino Wool Makes Environmentally Friendly Knitwear

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Merino Wool Makes Environmentally Friendly Knitwear

Thermoregulating & Biodegradable Fiber Merino wool is a natural fiber that is environmentally friendly, biodegradable and an excellent thermoregulator. Naturally lighter and softer than any other wool, Merino wool is easy to wear next to skin and keeps your body at a comfortable temperature in any weather conditions. Through a process known as “absorption”, the fabric absorbs humidity and retains heat when temperatures are cold and humid. Conversely, when it’s hot, the wool uses the “evaporation” process to release humidity, making the body feel cool. Given these outstanding qualities Merino wool is sought after in the textile world and is...

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Cara & The Sky Handmade Knits

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Cara & The Sky Handmade Knits

Consciously Designed, Made in the UK Knitwear Cara & The Sky is an independent British brand born from a desire to inspire positivity - bringing color, unique style and sustainable handmade knits to the free spirited. All of their consciously crafted designs, include unique twist, color and stitch combinations, and have been developed by founder Cara Melzack. Cara & The Sky handmade knits are all produced in the UK.    Create A Right Attitude & Reach The Sky Choosing to dance to the beat of their own drum, creating timeless, high-quality and limited collections Cara & The Sky handmade knits...

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Meet the Brand: Fuza Wool, Handmade Merino Knits

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Meet the Brand: Fuza Wool, Handmade Merino Knits

Handmade Merino Wool Sweaters  When you purchase a wool sweater, wool jacket or wool cardigan from Fuza Wool, it comes with a quality guarantee. All of their knitwear is made by local craftsmen and women from countries like Nepal, working under fair conditions. This ensures that every product is handmade with the local knitwear traditions that have been passed down through several generations. This means that their products are not mass produced but handcrafted – and with every purchase you help support the local economy in the area, where the product has been produced.  The Fuza Wool Journey The Fuza...

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Meet the Brand: Just Black Denim, Made in L.A.

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Meet the Brand: Just Black Denim, Made in L.A.

Premium Denim Staples. Iconic Fits.  As makers of handcrafted denim in the USA, we believe that honest quality, good value, and exceptional comfort are all essential in creating the perfect product.  Our mission is to cultivate a community of inclusivity and stay dedicated to our goal of local US manufacturing.  Every pair of our jeans are made locally in Los Angeles, placing Just Black Denim apart from the rest.  Asian-Owned Family Business Just Black Denim is a multi-generational family owned business. Christine Chung, VP of Sales & Marketing is the face of the brand and is spearheading its growth into the future....

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What Is the Ancient Technique of Block Printing?

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What Is the Ancient Technique of Block Printing?

What Is the Ancient Technique of Block Printing?   Block printing is a relief printing technique that uses a carved material (typically wood, linoleum, or rubber) to transfer ink onto fabric or paper. The block serves as a stamp, with the final product resulting in a mirror image of the carving. Woodblock prints can range from small images intended to be repeated in a pattern to large works of art that require a large printing press to print. In the past, these were also used to print entire books. Depending on the size of the knife and the quality of...

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