First up: how to bring fresh flowers into your life without breaking the bank or experiencing prom carnation corsage flashbacks. Then, Of a Kind pattern and textile designer Caroline Z Hurley shares the story behind breathing life back into the textile industry in New Bedford, Massachusetts, where she produces her bangin’ block prints.

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“I had gone to India to research how to produce through that sort of factory way… and I realized quickly that it just wasn’t the story that I wanted to tell. I wanted my story to be different.” [14:55]

–Caroline Z Hurley on A Few Things with Claire and Erica