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BLOOM: Lush Yarns For Slow Fashion.

A project in Northampton, MA by Lisa Fortin

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Bloom is creating and dying high quality knitting yarns in small batches from wool grown within our local Fibershed region.
Backers: 105
Average Pledge Per Backer: $80

Funded: $8,422 of $6,400
Dates: Jul 2nd -> Aug 1st (30 days)
Project By: Lisa Fortin
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Latest News

Thanks to you........

August 1st - via:
WE DID IT!!! To my Backers - my friends, my family and so many of you who do not even know me - for taking the time to follow my story.  Our lives are so busy.....I realize your time is valuable and you all took the time to read my story, and then... (Read More)


July 28th - via:
Thank you all SO much for following and supporting my project!  We finally did it after climbing slowly but steadily for 26 days.  YOU all made this happen and I am incredibly grateful! More soon, Lisa  (Read More)

New Yarn and New Combos!

July 25th - via:
Good Morning to all my amazing Backers! I've added a new reward option called "Market"....a lofty and warm DK weight 100% local wool yarn.  Also, the first shipment of Bloom was received by a sweet yarn shop in Vermont....and they said our yarn... (Read More)

New Rewards added! Babe in Avocado Pink!

July 23rd - via:
Check out our project page to see Babe fresh from the mill.  I've added a new reward....a skein of Babe dyed the soft blush of avocado pink! Lisa  (Read More)

New Rewards!

July 21st - via:
Hello all, We are getting close to our funding goal and I wanted to be sure to have enough rewards for everyone.  So I've added another weight of yarn:  Hearth, our aran weight yarn made from super springy Cheviot wool will be ready to ship this... (Read More)

We are halfway through our campaign.....

July 17th - via:
Thank you to all of you who have gotten us so far!  We are halfway through our campaign and 40% funded.....which  is Amazing but we have some catch up to do.  If you would share our campaign widely it would be *much appreciated* !! Happy Weekend!... (Read More)

Help push my project over the $1,000 mark! Share with friends!

July 11th - via:
I am super thankful to everyone who has pledged thus far!  Our next pledge is likely to push this project past the $1,000 mark.  It is moving along, slowly but surely....and we are hoping to gain some momentum this weekend! Lisa  (Read More)

30 Reasons to Support BLOOM !!

July 9th - via:
Just a quick update to say i will be adding to my list of 30 Reasons to Support BLOOM each day on my project page.  Thank you for watching my project and please share with your communities! Lisa  (Read More)

We are on our way!

July 6th - via:
Thank you to everyone who has supported or followed my project so far!  Today I have set a goal - everyday throughout my campaign I will post an awesome reason to back Bloom.  I'll have couple to make up for since this is Day 4. 30 REASONS TO... (Read More)

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