Wool Production Process

Wool Production Process

Wool is one of the most naturally inspiring fibres on the planet and undergoes a unique journey from the sheep’s back to the world of fashion. The first step is the classification process, categorising the wool for the end product. Wool fibres chosen for worsted garments tend to be longer and more uniform in length […]

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The life cycle of a t-shirt – Angel Chang

The life cycle of a t-shirt – Angel Chang

Consider the classic white t-shirt. Annually, we sell and buy two billion t-shirts globally, making it one of the most common garments in the world. But how and where is the average t-shirt made, and what’s its environmental impact? Clothing items can vary a lot, but a typical t-shirt begins its life on a farm […]

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Turning Volcanic Rock into an Obsidian Blade that’s Sharper than Steel

Turning Volcanic Rock into an Obsidian Blade that’s Sharper than Steel

This year, I’m starting a series of making a variety of weapons and roughly following their evolution through history starting from basic Metallurgy of various bladed weapons to bows and arrows and eventually working my way up to gunpowder and even a gun. Oh, Well We’ll see what happens there a key element of this […]

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Quill Pen | How to Make Everything: Book

Previously, I made a pencil and brush to write in my book. But next, I want to take a look at the origin of today’s most common writing instrument the pen. The first common form of the pen was a basic reed pen. Dating as far as 3000 BC The quill pen became popular starting […]

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Michael Savarie is Disrupting the Textile Industry with Hemp | School of Hustle Ep 55

Michael Savarie is Disrupting the Textile Industry with Hemp | School of Hustle Ep 55

(upbeat music) – Today’s guest is the Sustainability Enterprise Catalyst of Hemp Black. Michael Savarie joins us to talk about forging a purposeful and disruptive new material, and differentiating Hemp Black from other fashion companies. This is School of Hustle, the show where we find advice and inspiration from people who are making their own […]

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Cotton and Sustainability

Cotton and Sustainability

(music) This particular semester the Interior Design Program and the Apparel Design and Merchandising Program, they came together, and we said, we share so many principles of design and stuff. So why don’t we just get together and work together on a sustainability project? So we got the grant from Cotton, Inc. to promote the […]

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Can You Melt Obsidian and Cast a Sword?

Can You Melt Obsidian and Cast a Sword?

Over the past few months I’ve been working on this video as a follow-up to user comments on a previous video on if it’s possible to cast obsidian. This proved to be a major challenge that took six attempts, broke multiple crucibles and two different kilns. But I didn’t want to stop until I finally […]

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