Left: “Barns of the Future” featuring The Farm Project by Mike Meiré from View on Colour: A World of Folk by Li Edelkoort, 2008, photographed by Robert Rausch; right: Indigo dyed Corset in reverse appliqué Angie’s Fall from the Alabama Chanin and Goods of Conscious collaboration, 2009, photographed and styled by Sarah Lewis Moursund

Join us tomorrow as we continue sharing stories about the genesis of Alabama Chanin’s legacy. This week, the Alabama Chanin 21 Years Celebration highlights 2006 – 2009 during which Natalie relocates Alabama Chanin’s studio to its current location at The Factory, launches an online store at, and collaborates with inspiring artists and designers. 

This celebration marks Natalie’s legacy in sustainable design and honors our collaborators, team, friends, community, artisans, and those that have inspired Natalie and Alabama Chanin through their work and partnerships over the decades. 

Explore the 21 Years Celebration and find designs symbolic of Natalie’s journey in the 21 Year Collection. 

Top row: Flora Waffle Sweatshirt in Navy; 21 Year Painted Waffle Sweatshirt and Skirt in Navy, Flora Waffle Sweatshirt and Skirt in Navy; 21 Year Painted Waffle Sweatshirt in Navy; 21 Year Painted Waffle Skirt in Navy

Bottom row: 21 Year Painted Waffle Skirt in Wax; 21 Year Painted Waffle Sweatshirt in Wax; Flora Waffle Sweatshirt and Skirt in Camel; 21 Year Painted Waffle Sweatshirt in Camel

@ Alabama Chanin  

Find four new painted waffle knit styles in the 21 Year Collection. The 21 Year Painted Waffle Skirt, 21 Year Painted Waffle Sweatshirt, Flora Waffle Skirt, and Flora Waffle Sweatshirt all showcase organic waffle knit that is hand-painted across the front in a layered stencil design. 

In addition to the 21 Year Collection, explore a One-of-a-Kind Collection made from zero waste designs. Crafted from organic fabric scraps from our cutting department, each garment is stitched together with unique variations that cannot be recreated. 

@ The School of Making    

October’s Swatch of the Month highlights the Medium Polka Dot Stencil using the Negative Reverse Appliqué technique with the Feather Stitch. The neutral Sand on Sand color palette in 100% organic medium-weight jersey pairs well with projects created from the Studio Bundle #3.  

View our entire Workshop schedule for 2021 and 2022 here and make plans to join us at The Factory for a unique making experience.  

@ The Factory     

Plan your visit to view the Collection firsthand, work with our team, experience Alabama Chanin in-person, and learn more about our commitment to responsible production, sustainable practices, and thoughtful design.    

Customization is among the many benefits of lean-method manufacturing. Because our garments are made to order, we offer the complimentary service of adjusting hemlines along the sleeve and body up to 3”. Note hemline adjustments at checkout, or connect with our team to learn more about opportunities to further customize fit. 


Monday by appointment only   
Tuesday – Friday | 10am – 5pm        
Saturday and Sunday | Closed            

Visit us at:        
462 Lane Drive        
Florence, Alabama 35630     

Contact our team:     
Catherine Counts
+1.256.760.1090 x 114

Lily Rausch
+1.256.760.1090 x 108

Haley Heinkel
+1.256.760.1090 x 116

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