Phifertex: Threading a Better Standard of Living

Phifertex: Threading a Better Standard of Living

By: Phifertex

Phifer Incorporated is committed to balancing environmental stewardship with our corporate goals throughout the world. Phifer’s commitment to the environment dates back to the company’s origins when our founder, Reese Phifer, envisioned a manufacturing facility that would bring a better standard of living to its community, advances in technology to its industry and innovative products to its customers.

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Today, Phifer is the world’s leader in the manufacture and sale of energy saving sun control fabrics

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Celebrating Sustainable Practices and Products with Sunbrella

Celebrating Sustainable Practices and Products with Sunbrella

By: Sunbrella

Sunbrella products are rooted in sustainability throughout the manufacturing of the fiber, yarn, and fabric. Our dedication to quality ensures that you are getting a product that lasts longer and needs to be replaced less often, ultimately creating less waste. In all the markets we serve, Sunbrella products hold their color and strength, outlasting traditional fabrics.

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Zero Waste to Landfill

No Sunbrella manufacturing facility in the world sends waste to a landfill. A result of our focus on

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Celebrating Sustainable Practices and Products with Hoffman Fabrics

Celebrating Sustainable Practices and Products with Hoffman Fabrics

By: Hoffman Fabrics

Hoffman Fabrics is in its 96th year as a family owned and run business. The 4th generation of the Hoffman Family is pushing forward with the family’s innovative spirit that puts quality and responsibility at the forefront of its brand.

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The 4th generation tells us that their grandfather, Walter Hoffman and great uncle, Philip Hoffman discovered the art of Bali Batiks in the early 70’s on their surf adventures to the island. Both men were

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Cloud 9 GOTS Certified Organic Fabrics

Cloud 9 GOTS Certified Organic Fabrics

By: Cloud 9 Fabrics

Since 2009, Cloud9 Fabrics is the proud leading source for organic cotton fabric for the home sewing enthusiast.

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Cloud9 Fabrics uses only 100% GOTS certified organic cotton in the manufacturing of our base cloths and low impact dyes for printing and dying. We work closely with mills that are committed to ethical and responsible conduct. The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the worldwide leading textile processing standard for organic fibers, including ecological and social criteria,

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Fabrics to live for: Refashioned. Recycled. Certified.

Fabrics to live for: Refashioned. Recycled. Certified.

Fabric Certification 101:

STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®

STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is one of the world's best-known labels for textiles tested for harmful substances. It stands for customer confidence and high product safety. Find out what STANDARD 100 means and why it is worth checking for this label when buying textiles.

What does the label mean?

If a textile article carries the STANDARD 100 label, you can be certain that every component of this article, i.e. every thread, button

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Reusable Car Trash Fabric Bin

Reusable Car Trash Fabric Bin

By: Nikki Gora

When I have my kids in the car with me, it can get messy in there fast! This DIY reusable fabric trash container is a handy and attractive way to corral all of that clutter. This garbage bin would also work well over the handle of a stroller if you need a way to contain your trash when you are out and about with little ones.

finished trash bin on car seat

Here's what you'll need:

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DIY Fabric Scrap Wreath

DIY Fabric Scrap Wreath

By: Caro from Art Gallery Fabrics

Hey there awesome makers!

Today is a busy day here at the office but I'm so in love with Sew Caroline's new collection, Here Comes the Fun that I had to make something with it. Since the holidays are coming soon, I wanted to make something related to them. So, I thought of a cool wreath. I decided to use Here Comes the Fun because of its colors and prints. Here in South Florida

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Reusable Make-Up Removing Wipes Tutorial

Reusable Make-Up Removing Wipes Tutorial

By: Nikki Gora

October is Sustainability Month. It is a good time for all of us to stop and really assess how many single-use items we purchase and use each day. There are an estimated 20 million pounds of single-use wipes disposed of each day. Included in that unimaginable amount of waste, are disposable makeup remover wipes.

Save some money and the planet by making your own reusable makeup wipes using scraps from your fabric stash.

Supplies Needed

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Business Spotlight: Buck and Doe

Business Spotlight: Buck and Doe

Hi, I’m Jessica, the co-founder of Buck & Doe Goods. My husband Trae and I work together to create unique accessories like journals, scrunchies, bow ties and now, lots of face masks. I taught Trae to sew when I was making quilts and he enjoyed it so much, we decided to join forces! Savannah, Georgia is a magical place to live and we’re always inspired by the history and culture that surrounds us. People still dress up to go

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