Solution Dyed Acrylic: Why Fiber Content Matters to Dogs & Designers

Solution Dyed Acrylic:  Why Fiber Content Matters to Dogs & Designers

My sister thinks our dogs are spoiled.

I say our dogs earn their keep by demonstrating the amazing performance of solution dyed acrylic fabrics. I used Sunbrella Sailcloth in colorway Dove when I recovered our deck chair cushions this spring. Designers who use Sunbrella and Crypton branded fabrics know they are the super heros of fabric. But do you know how they do what they do? Here's (a little) science on why solution dyed acrylics truly deserve their superlative reputation as the the most livable fabrics you can buy, bar none.

And a bonus: why polyester is like the superhero sidekick: totally dependable, you definitely want it around, but it's not quite as Super Fab.

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Just Start.

Just Start.

Today there are 12 million Google search results on starting a blog, 317 million on starting a book, and 6.210 billion on starting a business. I didn't read all the results, but I can confidently say the general consensus is, "Just start." 

When someone asks "how did you get started?" they are really asking, “What inspires your creativity? What drives you to keep working at it?" They are waiting for the inspirational story that will spark them to start, too. And that's the trick. Stop waiting. Start doing. 

That's not a very satisfying answer, is it? Well then, here's the start of my story.

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