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Six Reasons Why Wool is Great For Summer (but Really, Any Time of the Year)

Wool is a timeless textile that has been around for centuries and evokes feelings of warmth and coziness as much as it does sophistication and class. In addition to wearing wool, you’ve likely heard or seen it used in a variety of other applications like carpets, blankets, furniture and upholstery, bedding, fertilizer and insulation to name a few. That’s because of the many qualities that lend to its durability and versatility as both a fashion textile and industrial material. Wool will never go out of style and this has surely been long-proven. I’m drawn to wool for its incredible texture, variety of uses, and history. It’s an eco-friendly material that is biodegradable, renewable and can be easily recycled and repurposed. Burel wool...

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Product Spotlight: Wool Fringe Pouch

When I visited London in September, I had my sights set on visiting a few shops and markets known for textiles and haberdashery; a British term for "small items used in sewing, such as buttons, zippers, and thread; notions." It just so happened that our apartment was only a five minute walk from one of the shops - THE shop that I discovered THE wool fringe that I'm pretty sure we have all come to love.   I walked into the shop, beautiful fabrics lining the walls, floor to ceiling, and was immediately drawn in. I could have spent all day there. In the back, on the big work table used for cutting material, was a basket filled with colorfully eye-catching wool...

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