Alabama Chanin

My friend Sally recently told me about the extraordinary work of Natalie Chanin, who has a lovely company called Alabama Chanin. She and her community create amazing pieces (clothing to home goods) focusing on slow design and sustainability. Everything is "grown to sewn" in the USA (mostly Florence, Alabama). In addition to selling their wares straight up, you can also buy one of their DIY kits, which are obviously more affordable. Here are a few of my favorites: Skirt, Bandana, and T-Shirt.