To me, the most common type of fabric is cotton. Even in the summer, we wear cotton. Cotton is soft and very versatile.
The Fabric of our lives website had many topics on cotton, apparel, home fabric choices, and craft ideas.
Cool Your Home Naturally provides simple tips on how to help keep your house cool, conserve energy and keep your electric bill low during spring and summer. Ideas like installing insulation, installing exterior awnings, placing trees strategically around your house, to selecting paint for your houses exterior.
Recession Chic has become one of the most talked about apparel trends of the season because of the economic crisis our country is facing. learn what the best buys from this movement are in this special feature on the best “recession chic” finds under $100.
“‘Recession Chic’ has emerged as a trend based not only on styles from that era, but also on an aesthetic that looks to recapture the values associated with it,” says Eben Nicastro, Product Trend Analyst, Cotton Incorporated. “Consumers are calling for simplicity, frugality, and comfort, and those sentiments are finding their way into directional apparel for the season that recalls the simplicity and classic designs of the Depression era.”
Covert Cover-Ups helps moms come up with ideas to keep the layers on children. With Spring and Summer the weather can start out cold in the morning and turn to scorching heat later in the day. Learn how to keep your children satisfied with fashion and still comfortable in the changing weather.
Kids tend to be fairly more active than adults, and all that running around and playing combined with sudden rain falls and seasonal shifts leads to fluctuating temperatures. It’s not always easy to convince children to cover up when the weather suddenly gets cooler. But there are some key wardrobe items you can use to keep them well protected, without having to face the battle of making them wear extra protective clothing.
Jeans are the everyday every occasion piece of clothing. Denim -The Best Apparel Value for Your Dollar outlines why this uniquely American fabric is the king of all apparel when it comes to overall durability, versatility, comfort, cost of care and purchase price.