At The FAB Team's ReUSE Centre, we come across so many different textiles and notions on our mission of rescuing all usable fabric from Canada's landfills. But our product release this week is truly special and unique, filled with the history of Vancouver's local garment production industry. Introducing our latest drop, Sweater Ribs with a historic local legacy. These Sweater Ribs have not been assembled, and are made in Vancouver by a knitting mill that has been working with the same circular knitting machinery for over 100 years!
Last month, we asked our community of sewists and home makers to create a textile based item that incorporated a zipper. We know how difficult it can be to sew a zipper, so it was really inspiring to see all...Continue reading