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Homegrown, hand-spun living in the city

A little progress report of my #1year1outfit locally sourced wardrobe. I wrote earlier about my hunt for regionally grown and milled cotton here and finding local alpaca fiber here. The last couple of weeks, I’ve been busy dyeing my organic cotton jersey fabric with locally grown natural dyes. This has involved learning new things, because …

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We’re seven months into the One Year One Outfit challenge, and wow — I’m half impressed, half intimidated by the progress some of the other participants have already made towards their locally sourced wardrobes. I’m nowhere near having entire items of clothing finished at this point myself. But I will, I will… Since finding locally …

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