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Social enterprise or just enterprise as it should be?

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Earlier this year, I was asked to talk about my ‘social enterprise,’ for fashion education purposes. I’m always happy to share my story, but it got me thinking, why is my business considered a social enterprise? I’ve always been passionate about fairness in the supply chain, and every part of the chain being fair and sustainable, isn’t this just good …

Australian Super Cotton Bales in Field

Australia All Over – our story on ABC Local Radio

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In August ‘Macca’ from the institution that is ‘Australia All Over’ on a Sunday morning dropped in on the Fibre Arts Expo with Queensland Spinners, Weavers and Fibre Artists. We were introduced, and as I began explaining what we’ve been doing with getting Cotton into yarns and fabrics, he thought this was worth recording. It’s always lovely to meet people …

The Ultimate Baby Blanket

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If you Knit or Crochet, and there’s a little one in your world to wrap in creative love, you’re after something soft, gentle and special but able to actually be used every day, it’s a conundrum,¬†something lovely and pure‚Ķ.. what better than pure unbleached Australian Cotton for all year round in our subtropical climate. Back to the beginning, 100% Australian …