Woman Seeks Funding For Stain-Proof Children’s Clothes
October 21, 2013 by UPI - United Press International, Inc.
NEW YORK (UPI) — A New York woman who used nanotechnology to create “kids clothes that just don’t stain” is raising funds for her invention on website Kickstarter.
Penina First, an Israeli-American with a background in chemistry, biology and biotechnology, said the No More Bibs clothing she wants to create if she is successful in raising $40,000 in her Kickstarter campaign are made from cotton and use nanotechnology to have the outer layer of the fabric turn into a liquid repellent surface.
“Kids clothes that just don’t stain: No More Bibs,” the Kickstarter page reads.
“Repels 99 percent of the liquids a child will be exposed to including chocolate, ice cream, mud, blood, drool, paint, oil and so much more,” the page reads.
The campaign had raised more than $4,000 Monday with 22 days remaining to reach the $40,000 goal.