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  • H&M launches Eco-friendly Denim Collection
    H&M launches Eco friendly Denim Collection
    H&M is slowly make waves in extending its eco-friendly range to include a denim collection. The new line is called The Conscious Denim Collection hit stores Oct 2, its the first collection of eco-friendly denim pieces by the brand.The...
  • Cotton: You Can Eat It, Too
    Cotton: You can eat it, too
    There’s nothing quite like the sight of a tomato plant or apple tree ready to drop its fruit. One look at their heavy branches and bright orbs tells you all you need to know: That’s some delicious, nutritious food, and it’s...
  • The right underwear can make all the difference in the world: PACT
    The right underwear can make all the difference in the world: PACT
    Last month, you got to learn what was on offer from the local underwear hero known as PACT. This San Francisco based company has been fighting the good fight right from the get-go, and the goods they produce are of the sort that make you want to...
  • strawberries and chocolate
    5 easy ways to promote human rights in 2014
    Do you wish you could help make the world a better place, but are too busy to join the Peace Corps? Well, never fear--these five steps to promote human rights require neither a huge time commitment nor a major lifestyle change. All you have to do...
  • Cotton ball diet is dangerous
    The cotton ball diet has become very popular: Health experts say it is dangerous
    There was a report onABC newson Nov. 26 about the cotton ball diet and how dangerous it is. The president of the National Eating Disorders Association said models have being using the cotton diet for years to stay thin.After Eddie Murphy’s...
  • Michigan farm
    Organic Cotton, Leading a Return to the Simple Life
    In the 1961 movie, "The Graduate", a young Dustin Hoffman asks his college professor, upon graduating from college, "What do I do now?" To which the professor replies in a whisper, "plastics". At the same time that...
  • Promo Pics for City Tee Shirts
    Franchise venture: City Tee Shirts
    One of the few remaining and durable franchise businesses to stand up against today’s economic flux is the Tee Shirt business. In the United States alone, 12.4 million bales of cotton are harvested every year and from that $40 billion of tee...
  • Cotton Candy
    December 7 is National Cotton Candy Day
    You don't have to go to afair or carnival to celebrate with cotton candy.December 7 is National Cotton Candy DayWhat is cotton candy?Cotton candy, also known as candy floss or fairy floss, is a form of spun sugar. Since cotton candy is mostly...
  • Knot design
    Learn knot design through a variety of projects
    "Knot design" by Kristin Moller provides a new look at knotting. Kristen started knotting in the early 1990's and has been changing up this traditional art form ever since. Yarn, threads, fiber...working with your hands and creating...
  • Jeans
    Levi's working toward greener jeans
    In a recent article Bloomberg Businessweek the Levi's brand announced their newest product - a pair of jeans made with recycled and crushed brown and green plastic bottles. The collection name is "Waste<Less" complementing their...
  • Savannah Georgia where cotton was king
    Savannah Georgia where cotton was king
    Outdoor recreation takes on many genre. Not all activities cause one to be winded, skint, sore, or bruised. Sometimes just stopping to smell the roses is enough. Normally, the idea of leaving the hills of East Tennessee and heading south to the...
  • Eli Whitney
    Eli Whitney ginned up ‘King Cotton’ for the South
    Born in Westborough, Massachusetts on December 8, 1765, Eli Whitney was the eldest child of Eli Whitney, Sr. and Elizabeth Fay. Elizabeth died when Eli was 11. At the age of 14, he was helping in his father’s workshop during the American...
  • A wall of fabric
    Choosing the right fabric for your project
    Choosing fabric for any project is a very important part of making a successful garment, it can also be the longest process.Making sure the color and/or print of the fabric can make or break your item. Numerous times fabric was purchased with a...
  • NSAA Track and Field
    Cotton, Nichols are Gatorade Athletes of the Year
    Papillion-La Vista's Kenzo Cotton and Clara Nichols of Millard South were named the Gatorade Nebraska track and field athletes of the year.At the Class A state track meet last month, Cotton, a sophomore, won the 200-meter dash in a state...
  • Shrinkage
    Shrinkage
    Not a word you like to hear anytime, especially when it comes to knitting. Shrinkage can be a four letter word. It can occur as a result of fiber content, fabric construction and also through washing. Felting is a result of shrinkage.100% wool...