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free fabric remnants

At Contrado we strive for sustainability, opting for eco-friendly materials and practices wherever possible. That’s why we try to reduce our impact on the environment. One way is by decreasing waste, recycling or re-homing leftover textiles. We’re now offering free fabric remnants to anyone who wants them, with scraps of everything from fleece to silk […]

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who invented the sewing machine

Who invented the sewing machine is the most frequently asked question in the sewing community. For a good reason. The history of the sewing machine is littered with accusations, failed attempts and some serious scandal. From narrowly escaping death to patent law suits, it’s an interesting story that demonstrates the seam-ingly humble sewing machine ruffled more […]