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Boro and Other Japanese Recycled Wonders
Textile expert Stephen Szczepanek, owner of the textile gallery Sri, shares his knowledge about the remarkable recycling practices that were deeply embedded in Japanese folk culture.
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Infographic: Global Apparel and Textile Insights
Infographic: what you need to know about the fashion industry. In the past forty years, the scale and the geographical distribution of production of the textile, clothing and footwear industries have changed dramatically.
Design Solutions for Curbing Textile Waste
Panel discussion presenting three Scraps designers’ approaches to the shockingly high human and environmental costs of textile and apparel production.
I Can Weave with Anything
Designer Suzanne Tick turns trash into textile treasures.
A Textile Collage
Designed by Reiko Sudo, one of Japan's most important contemporary textile designers.
Green Glossary: A for Artisanal
What the term means in the 21st-century.
Darning Sampler
When we talk about sustainability, why don't we talk about mending?
Life of a Jamdani
How textiles for saris are made and remade.
Scraps Stories
Welcome to the blog series inspired by the exhibition Scraps: Fashion, Textiles,and Creative Reuse.