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Custom Fit Sweaters, Ethically Made in America

A project in Asheville, NC by Mariano deGuzman & Grace Gouin

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We have the solution to bad sweaters. Appalatch's 3D printed sweaters fit perfectly, are sustainably sourced and 100% made in America.
Backers: 393
Average Pledge Per Backer: $141

Funded: $55,272 of $50,000
Dates: Oct 22nd -> Dec 6th (46 days)
Project By: Mariano deGuzman & Grace Gouin
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1 hour remaining!

December 6th - via:
Hi friends, there's about an hour left on the campaign clock! So if you want to grab any last minute tiers or add-ons, now's the time to do it! You won't be able to add to your Kickstarter pledges once the campaign ends. Thanks again for all your... (Read More)

The Final Countdown!

December 5th - via:
The Final Countdown!!! Hey Kickstarter friends and wonderful wonderful backers! We are now in the final 24 hours of the campaign and we couldn't be happier! We are at 106% (OMG!!) of our goal, and that means that in a few days we will start to get... (Read More)


December 1st - via:
THANK YOU SO MUCH!We are at 101% of our funding goal.  So what does the $50,000 buy?  Watch the video to see the Appalatch Knit-O-Matic in action!  You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00  ...ok, it's not... (Read More)

Happy Thanksgiving

November 28th - via:
We are so thankful to you, the people who are giving us the opportunity to change the apparel industry for the good.  Happy Thanksgiving to you, our family, and friends. We couldn't do this without you! - Mariano & Grace  (Read More)

9 days left, 75% of the way there, help connect us w/ friends!

November 27th - via:
Hey Kickstarter friends, We’re giving thanks to you for your amazing support! We are excited to have more than 260 fabulous backers who have helped us raise 75% of our goal. We still have a ways to go. How can you help us get there? Tell your... (Read More)

Filming from Opportunity Threads: 56% of the way

November 19th - via:
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Half Way There!

November 13th - via:
Hey everyone, we wish that we could play Bon Jovi's "Livin' on a Prayer," when you open up this email, but we would probably be sued by Jon Bon Jovi's attorney. Anyways... We are half way there!Thank you for helping us along the way so far.  Your... (Read More)

The end of knitting? Company uses 3D printer to create custom-made JUMPERS -and yes, they're still made of wool

November 13th - via:
Clothing company Appalatch from North Carolina has set up a Kickstarter campaign to fund mass production of woollen sweaters made on a 3D printer. (Read More)

COMING SOON! --- Custom Fit COTTON Sweaters

November 10th - via:
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Update #2 - From Echoview Fiber Mill

November 6th - via:
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3D-printed sweater fits you perfectly with zero waste

November 4th - via:
Normal sweaters don't fit you right and about 30 percent of the fabric that goes into each sweater ends up on the cutting room floor. (Read More)

Appalatch Launches Custom-Fit Sweaters, Ethically Made in the U.S.A.

November 1st - via:
North Carolina apparel brand, Appalatch is setting out to 'print' the world's first sweater with a new process that produces less waste and a custom fit all right here in the USA. (Read More)

The "perfect sweater": Appalatch launching 3D printed wool sweaters (Video)

November 1st - via:
Striving to offer durable, locally-sourced wool sweaters that are 3D printed for a perfect fit for each customer, American outdoor apparel company Appalatch is looking to Kickstart their next move. (Read More)

Appalatch: Custom Fit Sweaters, Ethically Made in America

October 29th - via:
Our friends at Appalatch (Grace Gouin and Mariano deGuzman) recently kicked off their Kickstarter campaign and they’re off to a great start! Using Stoll full-fashion knitting technology, Appalatch can produce custom fit sweaters while reducing leftover knit fabric that often ends up being waste. (Read More)

Apparel company Appalatch holds a Kickstarter to launch world’s first 3D printed sweaters

October 29th - via:
ASHEVILLE, NC - Local apparel company Appalatch has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the production of the world’s first 3D printed sweaters. The sweaters will be knit to the exact specifications of the wearer, ensuring a perfect fit. (Read More)

Thanks for getting us through the first 4 days

October 25th - via:
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