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for Carolina Country Vol. 44 Issue 9, Sept 2012
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During the past year, a cooperative spirit accomplished something extraordinary in North Carolina's textile industry. The mission was to grow organic cotton, turn the fiber into thread, the thread into cloth, and the cloth into clothing--all without leaving the state.
Tobacco baskets, once a common utilitarian product in the tobacco markets, have become a hot commodity as wall art in homes across the country. The first baskets were made in Kentucky, but North Carolina became the primary producer of tobacco baskets by the late 1800s.