Sunday, July 24, 2011

Interesting Find of the Week -

Living in Florida and previously providing coverage in the Cocoa Beach/Titusville area as part of my day job responsibilities, it is with sadness that I watched the end of the Space Shuttle Program once the Shuttle return to earth last Thursday morning.

So this week I pay homage to one type of aerospace technology that had made it into our everyday lives...Carbon Fiber...

Carbon Fiber Portfolio from RAGGEDedge Gear's shop: 

According to the product description, "Carbon fiber is well known for its high tensile strength. Its often touted as being stronger then steel at a fraction of the weight. It was originally introduced to the world for use in the aerospace industry, but has since been adapted by many other industries (now most well known in the automotive sector)..."

Until next week Happy Sewing!
Helen of HMMills - Handcrafted messenger bags, bags for men, clutches, satchels, hobos, totes, purses, canvas bags, laptop bags and school bags. Created in fabulous eco-friendly fabrics such as hemp, canvas and bright cottons.

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