North Face's Premier at CES 2019 for its New Waterproof Fabric is a Game Changer

North Face’s Premier at CES 2019 for its New Waterproof Fabric is a Game Changer

Views:2295|Rating:4.90|View Time:18:56Minutes|Likes:49|Dislikes:1CES 2019 isn’t exactly the place you would expect a groundbreaking material designed for use in outdoor apparel and equipment to make its debut. Nevertheless, amid all of the new high-tech gadgets, television sets, and Bluetooth speakers, The North Face revealed what promises to be a revolutionary fabric that could be a real game-changer. […]

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Energy Efficiency with DuctSox Fabric Ductwork

Energy Efficiency with DuctSox Fabric Ductwork

Views:7994|Rating:5.00|View Time:1:43Minutes|Likes:8|Dislikes:0 It is long believed that fabric diffuser systems have an energy efficiency advantage over their traditional metal counterparts. DuctSox now has the proof. A ten month long research study at Iowa State University has revealed that the fabric duct systems are twenty four point five percent more efficient than metal, proving that fabric […]

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A Closer Look: Advanced Engineering for Fabric Buildings

A Closer Look: Advanced Engineering for Fabric Buildings

Views:3|Rating:0.00|View Time:49:21Minutes|Likes:0|Dislikes:0Steel-framed fabric buildings use familiar construction methods, and have nearly identical considerations when it comes to engineering and quality. By examining the familiar engineering principles and examining the materials and methods used in these buildings before, during and after construction, you will have a thorough understanding of fabric buildings and how they compare to […]

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Reusable Fabric Gift Wrap Using Fat Quarters & Yardage! 12 Makes of Christmas

Reusable Fabric Gift Wrap Using Fat Quarters & Yardage! 12 Makes of Christmas

Views:1007|Rating:4.82|View Time:27:1Minutes|Likes:53|Dislikes:2For the seventh Make of Christmas we have a guest! Courtney Walters, the knitting instructor at our brick and mortar shop, came up with a fabulous, reusable fabric Christmas wrap idea. This project is environmentally friendly, will save you money each holiday and will ensure the bottom of your tree looks absolutely fabulous. You […]

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The sustainable wardrobe: natural fabric selection.

The sustainable wardrobe: natural fabric selection.

Views:17362|Rating:4.96|View Time:9:31Minutes|Likes:1279|Dislikes:11Having a sustainable wardrobe is no easy feat. Today we will look into the fabrics we choose and how they impact the quality of our clothes as well as the environment. Where do we start? I think we can start from understanding what fabrics we find in the shops, how they are made and […]

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Fabric Softening Alpaca Laundry Dryer Balls

Fabric Softening Alpaca Laundry Dryer Balls

Views:6|Rating:0.00|View Time:1:22Minutes|Likes:0|Dislikes:0The natural, earth-friendly way to do laundry. Stop Using Fabric Sheets – They Are Harmful To Your Health All-natural, hypoallergenic alpaca dryer balls are an excellent environmentally friendly alternative to chemicals or fabric softeners and dryer sheets for softening clothes, reducing static and wrinkles. A minimum of 3 balls are suggested and a set […]

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Making concrete more sustainable: fabric formwork

Making concrete more sustainable: fabric formwork

Views:16921|Rating:4.51|View Time:2:8Minutes|Likes:93|Dislikes:10Concrete is often labelled as a brutal, boring and unsustainable building material. What if that is not the case? Remo Pedreschi, Professor of Architectural Technology at the Edinburgh School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture (ESALA), explains how an innovative student project has been using flexible “fabric formwork” to improve the carbon footprint of concrete […]

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Fun, Easy Eco-Friendly! 3 Fabric Gift Wrapping Styles for Bottles & Boxes

Fun, Easy Eco-Friendly! 3 Fabric Gift Wrapping Styles for Bottles & Boxes

Views:57337|Rating:4.91|View Time:4:4Minutes|Likes:418|Dislikes:8This video introduces three eco-friendly fabric gift wrapping styles for popular gift items. For Food Lovers: How to gift wrap two small bottles of oil and vinegar using Tenugui, a rectangular fabric. For Gift Givers: How to wrap a box in a fancy way using Furoshiki, a square piece of fabric. For Wine Lovers, […]

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How To Make Synthetic Leather In An Eco-friendly Way - Speaking of Chemistry Ep. 18

How To Make Synthetic Leather In An Eco-friendly Way – Speaking of Chemistry Ep. 18

Views:3994|Rating:4.84|View Time:2:52Minutes|Likes:30|Dislikes:1Alternatives to leather made from animal hides have been around for decades. Synthetic leather is in our car seats and our stylish jackets. But at least one of the chemicals used to make faux leather is highly toxic. In episode 18 of Speaking of Chemistry, host Lauren Wolf explains how companies usually make pleather […]

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