THE FACTORY + ALABAMA CHANIN 21/52 | 2020

“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt 

Celebrating the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day brings cookouts, beach trips, and an extra day off from work for many. The holiday has a deeper, and much more important, meaning: honoring and remembering the men and women in the armed services that have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. With social distancing playing such a huge part in our lives at the moment, it is allowing us this unique time, away from the business and crowds of a typical Memorial Day, to reflect on the military veterans that have given so much to us and our country. We hope this Memorial Day is for you, like it is for us, a time of meaningful consideration of all that we have to be grateful for and all the people who have made those things possible.  

Memorial Day History 

Virtual Tours of United States Veterans and War Memorials 

The Memorial Day Foundation 

National Memorial Day Concert 

“What is a Gold Star Family?” 

The Memorial Day Flowers Foundation 

Department of Veterans Affairs Cemetery Listing 

Arlington National Cemetery 

“The Badge of Military Merit” and the History of the Purple Heart 

Story Corps; Military Voices Initiative  

National Veterans Foundation and “5 Ways You Can Support Veterans’ Mental Health” 

In Alabama: Alabama Veterans Memorial Foundation 

@Alabama Chanin 

Our offices are closed today in observance of Memorial Day, but we’ll be back tomorrow morning at 8amCST.  

Thank you again to everyone who shopped our Sample Sale. Our team will begin shipping out sample sale garments that were purchased over the weekend when they are back tomorrow.  

Look for our new capsule Collection, Watercolor, arriving tomorrow.  

@The School of Making 

Find our latest sewing project, the Abstract T-Shirt DIY Kit—an easy-to-sew beginner project. here.  

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