Monthly Archives: March 2012

Making Denim for Roy

Thank you , Internets, for the steady flow of videos that celebrate the construction of textiles. This one turned up a few days ago via twitter: @lbruning and I think i’ve watched it 20 times already. Back in June, I was first … Continue reading

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Spiders Under the Influence

There’s been a lot of talk lately about spider silk. Shawls made from spider silk. Genetically modified goats that produce spider silk milk. Its super  strong stuff and incredibly interesting for the future of high performance textiles. Great stuff, but … Continue reading

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Playing with Toys to Make Machines that Make Fabric

  This is inspired play. Never in my years of childhood mastery of Tinkertoys, Legos, Lincoln Logs and Erector Sets, had I ever risen to this level of engineering.

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