Rosemarine Textiles Profiled in Model D Media

Rosemarine Textiles Profiled in Model D Media

Wed, Sep 06, 23

This week, I had the opportunity to be featured in a piece by Model D Media. They're doing a series on Build Institute, a nonprofit supporting small businesses in Detroit. I talked about my experience working with them during my Kiva loan crowdfu...

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Visit Rosemarine Textiles

11447 Joseph Campau, South Unit,
Hamtramck, MI 48212

Materials & Process

Wed, May 10, 23

Using all natural fibers Switching to GOTS certified organic cotton gauze for our bandanas Working with woman, queer and BIPOC owned suppliers, locally whenever possible Using food waste materials and plant dyes Conserving water and electricity in the studio and dyeing process No wasted fabric in sewing - being creative with fabric waste and strategic in cutting and product development to avoid wastage

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Packaging & Shipping

Wed, May 10, 23

Using recycled paper and poly mailers that can be reused and recycled Using paper and cellulose based tape and stickers Our postcards and tissue paper used in shipping are recyclable Using fabric scrap pieces to tie up orders No packing slip added to orders unless requested Offering local pickup to reduce shipping footprint Wood spool return program Walking to the post office instead of driving to deliver packages

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In the Studio

Wed, May 10, 23

Using vinegar and castile soap for cleaning Manufacturing our products in-house reduces shipping impact from transporting goods Purchasing supplies second hand whenever possible (shoutout to Arts & Scraps!) Rags and towels used over paper towels whenever possible Utilizing natural light and reducing electric consumption Studio wide recycling and composting Water bottle refill station instead of plastic bottles Refilling ink on plastic pens instead of getting all new pens

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Where We’re Going

Wed, May 10, 23

Switching to cotton string for our hang tags Further reducing water use Switching to a thermal printer that doesn’t use ink for shipping labels Utilizing hemp in our collection Growing more of our own dye materials Teaching more about natural dyes and sharing via workshops

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Check out these upcoming events!

Indigo Dyeing Workshop 9/10/23

Indigo Dyeing Workshop 9/10/23

 

Date: Sunday September 10th

Time: 2-4pm

Place: Core City Park

Dye a pair of socks in the indigo dye vat!

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Free Indigo Dyeing Workshop

Free Indigo Dyeing Workshop

Date: Saturday September 9th

Time: 1-3pm

Place: Ann Arbor District Library

Come dye a bandana in our indigo vat in this free workshop at the Ann Arbor library! Limited spaces available, first come first serve!

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September Knitting Circle

September Knitting Circle

Date: Thursday September 21st

Time: 6-8pm

Place: Rosemarine Textiles Studio

Join us for our free monthly knitting circle. Bring a project to work on and a snack to share!

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