The district is going to continue to fight the case.
In one way or another, textiles are nearly everything we use everyday.
It was a big step to move into gold, because gold is very serious. Working in silver -- it's very forgiving. But working in gold -- it all has to be perfect from the very beginning.
We really felt like it was a chance to start the 12-year cycle of producing a new series each year for the baby.
This year's baby dragons will have cups, spoons and bracelets and necklaces.
People think that the industry is dying, but in reality it is as strong as ever; it has just shifted in a new direction. Most people think of textiles as clothes, and that is all they know, but it is everything from artificial arteries to chemically resistant suits for fire fighters.
The College of Textiles is great because it is diverse and welcoming. The smaller environment allows you to be more interactive with the college as a whole.
[Homelessness] is a problem that has existed for many years. We have done a good job managing homelessness, but we haven't ended it.
We have seen, in just the brief time we have been doing this, positive results in people's lives.
Many who have experienced homelessness for a long time become numb. They feel they are separated from society, and lack the human touch. They don't get their hands shook, they don't get hugs, they are detached from society and it is not a positive world.
I see things a little bit differently now because of my son.