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June 10th, 2015

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Each cloth and design in the mill is given its own individual number unique to Sunny Bank Mills.  A coding system is used for the cloth that is as individual to the cloth as it is to the individual Mill.  Before the invention of stickers or perhaps at a point in production were a label was not possible to be used on the cloth a machine stitched number was applied.  These individual hand machine stitched numbers seem to have a beauty all of their own.

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