When it comes to purchasing goods, there is a hierarchy of consumerism that goes something like this: knowing a product was made in America, good; knowing a product was made in Oregon, better; knowing a product was made right here in Portland, super bananas awesome. This line of thinking drives us to support farmers’ markets [...]
“A Chinese employee works in a textile firm in the Macrolotto area in Prato, the biggest textile district in Europe, in 2005. The town has become home to the largest concentration of Chinese residents in Europe — many of whom are not legal.”
by Sylvia Poggioli
For more than a thousand years, the Italian town of [...]
PFAFF SEWING MACHINE BRAND CELEBRATES 145 YEAR ANNIVERSARY; WORLD’S PREMIER SEWING MACHINE BRAND CONTINUES HERITAGE OF REFINING THE ART OF SEWING
HAMILTON, Bermuda–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 17, 2007–It was 145
years ago that Georg Michael Pfaff, an instrument maker by trade, made
his first sewing machine and founded the G.M. Pfaff sewing machine
factory in Kaiserslautern, Germany. [...]
Are you looking for a last minute Christmas gift?
You can learn how to make this “With Love Tote Bag” today.
All you will need is one yard of fabric and an hour of your time.