Posts Tagged 'sustainable'

Textile Recycling in 2016

Throughout my life, I’ve had the privilege of living in two of the most environmentally conscious locales: San Francisco, California, and nestled under the Green Mountains in Vermont. By default I became somewhat of a recycling and composting devotee because

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Textile Recycling in 2016

Throughout my life, I’ve had the privilege of living in two of the most environmentally conscious locales: San Francisco, California, and nestled under the Green Mountains in Vermont. By default I became somewhat of a recycling and composting devotee because

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From Farm to Fabric with Manufacture New York

This past weekend, Manufacture New York hosted a 2-day weekend exploration into local textile production and sustainable fashion practices. This event included hands on workshops and panel discussions that furthered the dialogue surrounding locally sourced materials in the fashion supply

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From Farm to Fabric with Manufacture New York

This past weekend, Manufacture New York hosted a 2-day weekend exploration into local textile production and sustainable fashion practices. This event included hands on workshops and panel discussions that furthered the dialogue surrounding locally sourced materials in the fashion supply

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Introducing Sewing Seeds Summer Resident, Ricki Dwyer!

Ricki Dwyer is our new Sewing Seeds Artist in Residence for the summer! Ricki is a textile artist who comes to us by way of San Francisco. She started her undergrad at Pratt in Brooklyn, NY and completed it for Fibers

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Introducing Sewing Seeds Summer Resident, Ricki Dwyer!

Ricki Dwyer is our new Sewing Seeds Artist in Residence for the summer! Ricki is a textile artist who comes to us by way of San Francisco. She started her undergrad at Pratt in Brooklyn, NY and completed it for Fibers

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Øgaard’s Gradient Pink

ØGAARD, the textile based studio and gallery space in Oakland, CA  recently presented a cochineal-based concept shop under the name Gradient Pink. All items — ceramics, wood, and fibers — were dyed in the same cochineal dye vat until the

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Øgaard’s Gradient Pink

ØGAARD, the textile based studio and gallery space in Oakland, CA  recently presented a cochineal-based concept shop under the name Gradient Pink. All items — ceramics, wood, and fibers — were dyed in the same cochineal dye vat until the

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tonlé: Zero-Waste Fair Fashion in Cambodia

Rachel Faller is not your average women’s clothing designer.  Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the positive impact her brand, tonlé, is having on the country socially, environmentally and economically makes her a uniquely new force in the sustainable fashion industry.

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tonlé: Zero-Waste Fair Fashion in Cambodia

Rachel Faller is not your average women’s clothing designer.  Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the positive impact her brand, tonlé, is having on the country socially, environmentally and economically makes her a uniquely new force in the sustainable fashion industry.

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NYC Permaculture Festival 2014

Sewing Seeds has been working with The Old Stone House in Brooklyn to cultivate natural dyes from garden plants.  To conclude the summer season, The Old Stone House hosted a New York Permaculture Exchange event, the NYC Permaculture Festival, of which Sewing Seeds was happily

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NYC Permaculture Festival 2014

Sewing Seeds has been working with The Old Stone House in Brooklyn to cultivate natural dyes from garden plants.  To conclude the summer season, The Old Stone House hosted a New York Permaculture Exchange event, the NYC Permaculture Festival, of which Sewing Seeds was happily

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Satisfy Your Senses: Garden Workshop

Presents: Satisfy Your Senses   Garden Workshop at the Old Stone House PermaFest Saturday September 20th Come learn about different culinary and aromatherapy natural dye plants that yield beautiful colors! We will be exploring various herbs, flowers and berries that will

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Satisfy Your Senses: Garden Workshop

Presents: Satisfy Your Senses   Garden Workshop at the Old Stone House PermaFest Saturday September 20th Come learn about different culinary and aromatherapy natural dye plants that yield beautiful colors! We will be exploring various herbs, flowers and berries that will

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Hanging Planters & Natural Dye Paints

For TAC’s 5th birthday party, the Sewing Seeds team made hanging canvas planters for the Gil Hodges Community Garden. As a fun activity for the party and to add some color to the planters, we decided to make an array

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Hanging Planters & Natural Dye Paints

For TAC’s 5th birthday party, the Sewing Seeds team made hanging canvas planters for the Gil Hodges Community Garden. As a fun activity for the party and to add some color to the planters, we decided to make an array

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Cold Season Colors

Faster than we know (and would like to admit), winter is approaching and the warm colors of autumn are piling up on the sidewalks, giving way to the grayscale palette of the city’s cold season.  This snowy background can seem

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Cold Season Colors

Faster than we know (and would like to admit), winter is approaching and the warm colors of autumn are piling up on the sidewalks, giving way to the grayscale palette of the city’s cold season.  This snowy background can seem

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Marina Mertz + Anhaica Bag Works

Do you bike? Are you just really passionate about fantastically made goods?? Well, have I got a shop for you! Marina Mertz of Anhaica Bags is based out of Tallahassee, Florida where she creates hand waxed canvas bicycle bags and backpacks. Just

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Marina Mertz + Anhaica Bag Works

Do you bike? Are you just really passionate about fantastically made goods?? Well, have I got a shop for you! Marina Mertz of Anhaica Bags is based out of Tallahassee, Florida where she creates hand waxed canvas bicycle bags and backpacks. Just

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