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Why It Matters Where Your Fabric Comes From

Posted by Shawn Voss on Sep 20, 2016 11:44:00 AM

A view of some looms in our weave room - Guilford, Maine

 

When we purchase anything, whether it is a piece of clothing or a piece of furniture, it is easy to overlook where that product is made. It's easy to forget about all of the processes, people, expertise, resources and energy it took to get it into your hands. A lot of fabric is made overseas, but let's examine some of the drawbacks and why we think it's beneficial to purchase textiles made in the USA and Canada.

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Topics: Textiles 101, Sustainability

LEED Letters for LEED Textiles

Posted by Shawn Voss on Feb 18, 2016 10:06:58 AM

 

The process of achieving LEED certification can be like trying to navigate a big city. While textiles are but a small portion of the LEED cityscape, we want you to have all the tools we can provide to make your life easier.

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Topics: Upholstery Fabric, Acoustic Fabric, Panel Fabric, Sustainability