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Sustainability is key!

Finally, the end has come!

I believe that my most profound epiphany happened at the beginning of the semester when we read The Lessons of Easter Island.  I very quickly realized that extreme situations we always see in movies or on TV have happened, and … Continue reading

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Social Design

My epiphany this week came from the reading.  I started the reading after watching the professor’s notes and honestly had no idea what was going on.  The different ideas that were being put forth were really interesting, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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Organic Sweaters

The reading this week was very interesting to me.  C2CAD reminded me of the way the Sewn Product Quality Analysis book was written.  I found it completely amazing that the cost for the sustainable sweater and the non-sustainable sweater were … Continue reading

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Cyclical Metabolisms

This week, I actually enjoyed the reading.  While I do not have a strong science background, I find that aspect of our field interesting.  It was extremely interesting to read about the two types of metabolisms.  We have been reading … Continue reading

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Better Fabric to Come

This week, I did not so much have an epiphany but more of a “well that’s awesome” moment.  I am earning an apparel design and production minor, so it was very interesting to learn about all the different ways that … Continue reading

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So many possibilities!

This week, my epiphany came from the realization that there are so many possible solutions to all the problems our fields are facing regarding sustainability.  In class today when we had to do the project of coming up with an … Continue reading

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What else is out there?

This week I did not have an epiphany, and this was a first.  Over the weekend, I watched the videos and read the assigned readings.  The entire time I was watching the videos I was incredibly confused as to how … Continue reading

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America: Artificially Cheap

This week, my epiphany came from the readings.  Several things jumped out at me, but the two in particular were that “higher production wages will raise the consumption of the poor” (Prices and quantities) and “the entire world population decidedly could … Continue reading

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Emotional Ties

My epiphany this week came from our outdoor discussion.  Whenever we were asked to talk about what emotional ties we have towards clothing, I realized that I didn’t have any.  I have emotional ties to objects, but my actual clothing … Continue reading

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Organic Cotton: Good and Expensive

My epiphany this week came from the “Hot Topic” I brought to class on Thursday titled India: Farmers in India to benefit from Japanese organic cotton business partnership.  Even though it was not something that we all discussed as a … Continue reading

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