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December 14, 2018


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Origami opens up smart options for architecture on the Moon and Mars Origami and high-performance textiles are transforming architecture plans for smart human habitats and research stations on the Moon and Mars. Read more… Award-Winning Designer Inspires Next Generation In Fashion And Textiles A York-based designer who is taking the fashion world by storm has inspired the next generation of artists in fashion and textiles at Cleveland College of Art and Design (CCAD). Read more…
GlideWear solutions for children GlideWear clothing line features patented technology that is low friction and protects areas of the body that are especially at risk, including elbows and knees. Read more… 9 Knitting Projects for the Holidays Here are some great ideas for Holiday gift giving, including warm socks and slippers to stuffed toys and knit hats. Read more…
Knitting 101 - Basic for Beginners Basic stitch patterns with examples. Read more… The '80s Denim Trend You're About to See Everywhere Whether you’re a fan of the fashion from the decade or not, the polarizing trends of the ’80s have made their way back into the cycle of 2018 trends. Read more…
15 Things You Should Really Know about Yarn This list is the result of a curious knitter reading a bunch of spinning stuff. There is so much more to yarn than it's girth. Read more… MAKE DO AND MEND: THE ART OF REPAIRING FABRIC It can play a positive role in reducing energy, raw material and water consumption. This artisanal practice may also be considered as a reaction against the throwaway culture that has become so insidiously prevalent. Read more…
Future fit: 3 ways fashion can be more sustainable The $2.5 trillion fashion industry supports more than 60 million workers throughout the value chain, and is a significant engine for global development. Read about 3 ways fashion houses can be more sustainable. Read more… SEISMIC INTRODUCES POWERED CLOTHING Seismic, an apparel company creating clothes to improve quality of life through quality of motion, has introduced its Spring 201 that fuses discreet robotics with textiles to create products that look and feel like apparel, but function more like an extension of the body. Read more…
You're Going To Be Obsessed With These Two Color Trends The indications are 2019 will be the year people back away from all the delicate pastels and start to warm things up Read more… The future of fashion? Stunning textiles dyed with bacteria Dyes developed new dyes from Streptomyces coelicolor, a bacteria typically found in the roots of plants. Read more…
How to Read a Crochet Pattern There are hundreds of beautiful designs available for you to make, but for a beginner, they may look scary because crochet patterns are written using many abbreviations and terms, which save space and make patterns easier to read. So the first thing you need to do is become familiar with the abbreviations and terms. Read more… 5 Denim Mistakes You're Probably Making Read all about the five denim mistakes you're likely making, plus easy ways to fix them. Read more…
Touring Flowbuilt, the First Custom Shoe Factory It’s part of a bigger push toward individualization, in footwear and beyond, enabled by technology and spurred by consumer preference and retailers’ efforts to respond to the shift to online shopping. Read more… College students reinvent furniture shopping experience with 'couch-in-a-box' business Two college students brought their wits to the furniture industry to reinvent the shopping experience. Read more…

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