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“Cozy Chic”- 2019 Chair Affair

We have been longtime supporters of the incredible work that Community Warehouse does here in Oregon, and are proud to once again be donating a one of a kind piece to their annual fundraiser. The “Chair Affair” gala and live auction is happening on April 13th, 2019 and tickets are still available here. See past […]

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All About Mohair and Why We Love It!

Mohair (sounds just like it is spelled MO-HAIR) is one of the most ancient textile fibers known. The word comes from Arabic, and refers to a fabric made from the wool of an Angora goat. The goats can be shorn twice a year without harm, meaning it is also a renewable resource. While mohair can […]

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Colorful moroccan carpet fabric seen on a textile tour

Whole 9 Yards Moroccan Textile Tour

An Exploration of Local Life, Culture, and Textiles. Sunday, April 21 – Sunday, May 5 2019 Day 1 MARRAKECH Marhaba! Welcome to Morocco! We’ll start off our trip and textile tour with a Welcome Meeting this afternoon at 5pm.  After getting familiar with one another and preparing for our time together, we’ll head out on […]

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Treehouse Custom Chair: 2018 Chair Affair Auction

We are such huge fans of the good work that Community Warehouse does year round for families in Oregon, and we were honored to once again participate in their annual “Chair Affair” auction.   Amy Estrin designed this custom chair called “Treehouse” which features several of our favorite fabrics including Coco, Gaucho, and Dot On.  […]

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