Importing inflation (and watching hunger)

I confess one effect I didn’t see from having so much of our manufacture outsourced to China is inflationary pressure. If China gets the chill, we get a cold. In case you need another reason to support United States industry (or your own national industry if you’re reading from outside the United States) see today’s… Continue reading Importing inflation (and watching hunger)

For flannelgraph: “green” felt

Good news ye crafty types: the Kunin Group makes craft felt from Ecospun-brand fiber, made exclusively from recycled PET bottles. That’s the #1 plastic most associated with soft-drink bottles. The fiber comes from the Foss Manufacturing Company, a United States mill that has remained in business by going after niche markets. (They also make fleece… Continue reading For flannelgraph: “green” felt