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Local fabric store sees increase in customers purchasing mask supplies

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – With Governor JB Pritzker’s indoor mask tenure returning, some local residents are trying to make the most of the situation by getting creative and making their own masks at home. Quilter’s Haven in Rockford said it was making face masks at the start of the pandemic, now more than a year […]

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How Megan Eddings is transforming the textile industry using chemistry

Megan Eddings, Founder, CEO and Creative Chemist of Accel Lifestyle, revolutionizes the textile industry, one odorless antibacterial mask at a time. After being the first in her family to attend college and earn a degree in chemistry, Megan left a successful career selling medical equipment to tackle a common household problem: smelly laundry. Inspired by […]

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The Fairbanks fabric store was growing its business. And then the pandemic arrived | Local news

One of Amy Logan’s earliest memories is lying under a quilt frame, made by her grandfather, watching the needles come in and out, and listening to laughter and stories. Sewing isn’t just a hobby or business for Logan, owner of That Old Sew and Sew, a fabric store in downtown Fairbanks. It’s a way to […]

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Video of anti-mask woman at Calgary fabric store goes viral

Breadcrumb Links News Local news The video shows a woman with rose-colored glasses pointing at an employee who speaks with her about the need to wear a mask Author of the article: Brodie thomas Release date : Sep 15, 2020 • September 15, 2020 • 3 minutes to read • 189 reviews The unidentified woman […]

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Fabric industry folds after factory closures, trade show cancellations and PPE demands

High Point, NC – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to stall industry events, delay production schedules, and alter product demands, home furnishings manufacturers at all levels fought to work with their new normal. One of the biggest challenges to this? A general decline in orders for traditional upholstery fabrics across the industry. “Like everyone else, […]

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Rosman woman, owner of Brevard fabric store, creates kits to make masks

Billie Wilson closed the doors of her own brick-and-mortar Brevard store to the public, Three Oaks Fabric Company, before the companies were officially asked, and as she and her husband heed the order of stay at home in North Carolina, his days have passed. longer and busier. “I couldn’t sleep at night if I didn’t […]

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The sheriff closes a fabric store; ‘Not essential’ amid COVID-19

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – It was ten past twelve and Annis De La Cruz was reading the notice taped to the locked sliding glass door of Jo-Ann Fabric and Crafts on 20th Street. “Following the recommendations of the government and health organizations, we are closed for the moment”, indicates the sign. “We apologize for any […]