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Hand-woven textile sector requires improvement: RTA study finds

Kuensel 06 Dec 2022
The Royal Textile Academy (RTA) launched three survey reports on November 29 in Thimphu ... The report also recommends the improvement of weaver’s skills and education by enhancing it mainly by focusing on textile- designing and technical skills, and to a certain extent on business skills.

Boll & Branch Announces $1M in Incremental Fair Trade Contributions to Cotton Farmers and Factory Workers

Victoria Advocate 06 Dec 2022
The world's first Fair Trade Certified bedding brand sets a new standard, becoming the first home goods retailer to exceed $1M in contributions to support the livelihoods of cotton farmers and textile workers ... Boll & Branch is a leading designer and retailer of luxury home textiles, and the only bedding company managed from the source.

Winnie Harlow wore Magnum Vegan Dress to the 2022 British Fashion Awards

Hibbing Daily Tribune 06 Dec 2022
The brand intends to commission a research project with the Leeds Institute of Textiles and Colour (LITAC) in the School of Design to further this commitment and look at how Magnum can bring to life accessible, sustainable fashion using by-products from its core ingredients.

Birch by Helix Launches Birch Kids Natural Mattress

Victoria Advocate 06 Dec 2022
Designed to support children from age 3 through 12, the Birch Kids Natural Mattress combines high-quality, hypoallergenic materials in a two-sided hybrid design ... The firmer side is designed with eco-INSTITUT certified natural latex which provides a balance of support and comfort to ensure children have the necessary spinal support as they grow.

Top Los Angeles museum shows to see this winter

Finger Lakes Times 05 Dec 2022
Scandinavian Design and the United States, 1890–1980, at Los Angeles County Museum of Art ... Combining industrial design, textiles and household objects, this show traces how Scandinavian design became a ubiquitous feature of daily life ... Preoccupied with light, it has a minimal, dreamy quality that emphasizes domestic spaces and design.

Why you should almost always wash your clothes on cold

The Keene Sentinel 05 Dec 2022
... who studies textile and apparel sustainability ... Washing “can be the most significant thing that you do” to your clothes, says Mark Sumner, a lecturer focusing on sustainability within the textile, clothing and fashion industry at the University of LeedsSchool of Design.

UAPB graduate Mary Wicks finds her fashion niche at Louis Vuitton

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 05 Dec 2022
I immediately reached out ... She also believes UAPB will be a great source of potential talent because of the university's Merchandising, Textiles and Design (MTD) program. The program, offered through the UAPB Department of Human Sciences, teaches students the fundamentals of textiles, apparel design and merchandising/retailing ... .

Accelerating investment in Gauteng - South Africa’s economic engine

Independent online (SA) 05 Dec 2022
She holds numerous academic accolades including a B-Tech degree in textile design from Tshwane University of Technology; a Trade and Investment Promotion Programme from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and an Executive Leadership Programme which she acquired at the Harvard Kennedy School in Massachusetts, USA ... For more information visit .

Health Happenings

News & Record 05 Dec 2022
to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec ... in Greensboro ... Embroidered Christmas Decorations with textile designer Jacqui Mehring; Mindful Popups with book artist Mary Beth Boone; Exploring Creative Writing with author Ginger Gaffney; Seasonal Scene Work with drama instructor Hayley Greenstreet; and Awakened Mind, Awakened Heart with mindfulness instructor Ash Poirier ... .

New Hampton Synagogue children’s community center merges tradition, modernity

Cleveland Jewish News 04 Dec 2022
Leading Israeli artists and digital textile designers have given the Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach, N.Y., a facelift. The synagogue, which has been visited by several prime ministers and cultural icons such as Steven Spielberg, recently completed a transformation by international designer Edward Jacobs, who lives in Israel.

A Mission of Caring: Palm Beachers bring warmth to displaced Ukrainians

Palm Beach Daily News 04 Dec 2022
Ambassador Earle Mack isn't one to leave things half-done ... Read more from Shannon. Palm Beach Society ... Palm Beach Society ... Dara, who is editor-in-chief of Frederic magazine and creative director for the Schumacher global textile and design company, got the whole cocktails-and-cheese-puffs thing, as well as an up-close encounter with all that sparkle.

In Charleston, holiday shopping can support local artists

The Post and Courier 04 Dec 2022
Birlant & Co., The Silver Vault of Charleston and Tucker Payne Antiques, and artisans Dotsuwa Designs, Holy City Turnings, Motherland Essentials and The Tiny Tassel. There is also, of course, the museum’s shop, which sells works by local textile artists, jewelry designers and more.

Best children’s and YA books of 2022

The Observer 04 Dec 2022
This has been an outstanding year for children’s literature, with conservationist, comic, reflective and adventurous books all finding enthralled readers ... Mistry’s simple, effective story and stunning geometric artwork, influenced by Indian textiles and traditional designs, make this a picture book to remember ... Listen to the Music by Mary Richards ... .

Natural textiles see strong demand

The Manila Times 03 Dec 2022
THE Philippines has been pursuing the development of natural textiles to meet strong consumer demand at home and abroad. Celia Elumba, former director of the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Textile Research Institute (Dost-PTRI), said natural textiles have revealed competitive advantages.

JJ Valaya wins the Best Vegan Fashion Moment award from PETA

The Times of India 03 Dec 2022
The esteemed Indian fashion designer recently launched his brand JJV, an occasion wear inspired by the travelogues of Maharaja Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala, the land of his forefathers as a sustainable collection made using TENCEL LUXE, a vegan silk yarn from the renowned , Austria based global textile company.

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