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A Look at Manufactured & Synthetic Fibers

Humans have been turning fibers into materials with which to clothe themselves, warm themselves and express themselves for millennia. Still, there are certain moments in time we can point to as having made huge impacts on the way textiles are made. The invention of the cotton gin and then of the spinning jenny are two such moments. So too is the invention of synthetic fibers. When we talk about human manufactured fiber, we're talking about fiber that doesn't exist as...

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