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3 Luxurious & Cozy Bamboo Clothing Pieces for your Fall Closet

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3 Luxurious & Cozy Bamboo Clothing Pieces for your Fall Closet

Fall, its beauty and cool crisp air calls for pieces that not only matches her mood but exceeds her expectations! At Salts & West, we highlight 3 (we will highlight more in future posts) of our numerous Fall Bamboo clothing master pieces that exceeds expectations and ensures you enjoy and live Fall to the fullest in style and warmth.

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New Bamboo Sweaters happening in the Design Studio

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New Bamboo Sweaters happening in the Design Studio

Bamboo sweaters are the softest addition to you Fall wardrobe plans.  This Fall is all about comfort. I have been working on a super soft hemp bamboo sweater pullover this week. I am hoping it will work out to be reversible 🤔. It will be your perfect pullover sweater to layer when the house feels cool or coming home from a stretch class. You will love the cheeky and flattering back twist detail.  Watch the short video of the design process here... And here is part 2 where I redo the twist to make it a bit chunkier...  Let me...

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Behind the Scenes in our Cutting Room! Watch us cut some Bamboo Clothing for you.

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Behind the Scenes in our Cutting Room! Watch us cut some Bamboo Clothing for you.

Join us in the cutting room for a preview on how we cut our Bamboo Clothing! The process is actually pretty efficient now (it too us years to get this down to a science). We cut the bamboo clothing in batches of 30 layers thick of fabric, 3 -5 sizes laid out at a time.  My daughter is old enough now to help with the fabric pulling process and she is pretty great at it.

Thanks for enjoying this peak behind the seams! 

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How to Make Your own Cloth Face Mask.

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How to Make Your own Cloth Face Mask.

Wow!  Has there ever been a lot of change in the last few weeks.  Covid-19 has drastically changed the shape and movement of our lives as we try to flatten the curve and save our health care systems. Here is our process for making your own cloth face mask. If you are not interested in making a cloth face mask then you can order these from our hard at work seamstresses here. Reusable surgical masks were used successfully for decades before being replaced by better technology. Unfortunately that better technology is running out all over the place so we are...

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How to: Put Your Money where Your Mouth is on International Women's Day.

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How to: Put Your Money where Your Mouth is on International Women's Day.

International Women’s Day began on March 8th, 1908 after garment workers in New York City took to the streets to protest their wages. More than a century later, the globalized garment industry still exploits too many women and girls, with 1/3 of female garment workers having experienced sexual harassment in their workplace.
Around the world, the majority of the 300 million people who make our clothes work for less than a living wage and are unable to negotiate for their wages and working conditions. So today, as we reflect on the gender issues we face in our everyday lives, and the empowerment women have achieved in the past century, we should consider the state of women in the global fashion supply chain.

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