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Happiness Class: Icelandic Wool

"The wool is dyed with natural plants and nothing is used in the process that can harm the environment in any way.  The wool is Icelandic and therefore like wool from the Norwegian mountain sheep and its relatives in Sweden is the only wool that is water repellent. Handwash the sweater in luke warm water and lay flat to dry. Unique in its composition, Icelandic wool consists of two types of fibres: INNER FIBRES - INSULATING: Fine, soft, highly insulating. OUTER FIBRES - WATER-REPELLENT: Long, glossy, water-repellent. Together, these two distinctive fibres create a wool that is:Lightweight - lighter than most other wools, keeps you warm and comfortable.Water-repellent - repels rain and stays feeling dry.Breathable - moisture passes through the...

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Happiness Class: Slow Clothes

"Originally a reaction against fast food, the slow movement has positioned itself in opposition to a factory approach to life; an approach that drains human work of much of its worth and meaning. In the fashion industry, the movement is called slow clothes movement. It's what we've been doing for over twenty years. You may think that slow clothes would be prohibitively expensive to make. It is not true. The fact is that mass produced clothes (jeans for example) have production costs of a few dollars per item, yet consumers pay high prices for designer wear. What is missing is an understanding of the real costs of clothing and an appreciation of their value. We know it is possible to...

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Happiness Class: Naturally-Dyed Clothing

wash & care for your naturally dyed garment -natural dyes are sensitive to citric acid, careful with that lemon! - avoid soap or detergent with citrus additives -do not pour soap directly onto clothing -please do not spot treat -hang dry for best color retention -mild fade over time is normal tinctoriadesigns.com   IG: supernaturalpdx

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Happiness Class: Natural Fiber Clothing

Care of Knitted and Woven Natural Fiber Creations Thank you for a conscientious purchase, one that is good for you and the earth! Knit clothing and woven items: Wear or air often, no need to wash often. Natural fiber clothing does not need to be washed every time it is worn. Sun light and moving air are great for these garments and also help to keep moths away. If you do get moths see bottom of this care sheet. After a while of wear, these garments may stretch out. Washing according to these instructions will return them to the original size and shape. When it is time to wash your clothing please hand wash very gently, with a mild soap,...

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Happiness Class: Toxin-Free Living

"The science itself is quite clear, pointing to illnesses, an increase in obesity, and shockingly the loss of IQ points that translates to a decrease in one's ability to earn money. As exposures to insecticides during pregnancy went up, the child's IQ went down; the only question was by how much. In 2000, 1 in every 250 children have autism. In 2019, 1 of every 59 children is on the autism spectrum (1 in 37 boys). Chemicals may be likely making all children more inattentive &/or hyperactive. Do you want to take a chance & risk exposure to chemicals that more than likely set the stage for ADHD? Why take any chances given the evidence that chemicals contained in pesticides...

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