Ecohabitude April 2015
10 Fashion Revolutionaries
"The signing of NAFTA left many seamstresses and textile workers in the United States unemployed. To contribute to the local economy of her hometown, Natalie “Alabama” Chanin founded a design company and school dedicated to preserving the quilting and embroidery techniques of the South that have been passed-down for generations. Rooted in “slow fashion”, Alabama Chanin utilizes locally sourced 100% organic materials and is committed to zero-waste design."