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Sit On Knits! Custom Upholstered Sweater Chairs By Melanie Porter.

September 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Traditional and modern chairs take on a new dimension when upholstered in the hand-knit textiles of Melanie Porter. From tub chairs to wing chairs, Chippendales to Egg chairs, Melanie painstakingly strips them of their original upholstery and then covers each chair in her hand knit panels of cable knits, patchwork, cross-stitch, and crochet. Details like [...]

Patagonia Down Sweater Special Edition

August 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

See-thru ripstop nylon shows the feathers inside a new down jacket A special edition of their Down Sweater, Patagonia’s latest nylon ripstop jacket is twice as strong yet weighs half as much as their classic cold-weather staple. Packed with 900-fill-power premium European goose down under a translucent water repellent shell, the jacket’s silvery look is [...]