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Oh! The Sustainable Fabrics You Can Design!

Oh! The Sustainable Fabrics You Can Design!

A designer’s creativity for sustainable fabrics knows no end! Especially when eco-friendly raw materials and skilled makers are within reach. And they are! Take a look at how simple and fun the first step can be. Read more …

That’s Women’s Work! … Really?

That’s Women’s Work! … Really?

Sustainable fabrics and slow fashion are still seen mostly as Women’s Work, and some baggage comes with that – especially in these days of shared responsibility at home and work! But, when seen from another angle? Read more …

Fair Trade + Hand Made = Sustainability

Fair Trade + Hand Made = Sustainability

Any idea how many people are involved in the making of handwoven fabric? And why is that important? Fair trade, hand made goods truly are the most sustainable option for the future health of our people and our planet. How? Read more …

Exercising our Ethical Choices

Exercising our Ethical Choices

Ethical choices are more than a personal philosophy, they must be exercised to make a difference. What holds us back from choosing ‘the right thing’ some times but not others? For current ideas plus updates on Bangladesh, Read More …

Fair Trade Fabric – Step 7

Fair Trade Fabric – Step 7

“The whole process is amazing to me and I’m HONORED to be able to finish the cycle and make it into skirts!” Sustainable fashion designer @mrsemily and her dynamic collection made with our fabrics!

Fair Trade Fabric – Step 6

Fair Trade Fabric – Step 6

Our ABSOLUTE zero waste fabric collection is superb material for sustainable sewists everywhere. Recycled yarn by @cyclo_recycled_fibers is handwoven by weavers @handtouchbd. A perfect match!

Fair Trade Fabric – Step 5

Fair Trade Fabric – Step 5

#Ecofriendly fabric must be part of fast-fashion’s demise as we remember the Rana Plaza tragedy today, 7 years ago. Sustainable materials mean ethically employed people working close to home in a safe environment.

Fair Trade Fabric – Step 4

Fair Trade Fabric – Step 4

If you thought Steps 1-3 of an eco-friendly fabric involved a lot of people – just wait for this one! Motif’s sustainable fabric sustains the people who make it and the environment it’s woven in.

Fair Trade Fabric – Step 3

Fair Trade Fabric – Step 3

Earth Day lands in Fashion Revolution Week and that’s perfect! Sustainability concerns in the fashion industry will have far reaching environmental benefits for our planet.

Fair Trade Fabric – Step 2

Fair Trade Fabric – Step 2

Fair Trade, handmade fabrics benefit entire communities with good wages and the environment with good health. See how Step 2 demonstrates #sustainability to perfection.

Fair Trade Fabric – Step 1

Fair Trade Fabric – Step 1

It’s Fashion Revolution Week and #WeMakeYourFabric – yes we do! Follow our Blog-A-Day series to see how many hands make a handmade fabric. Before that tho’ Step 1 is making #recycledyarn.

Meet My Fair Trade Muse …

It was my first major high school art project and it changed my life forever! The extraordinary genius of my fair trade muse, William Morris opened up a world of sustainable design practice.

5 STEPS to Design & Produce Your Sustainable Handwoven Fabrics

Step into a world of handmade wonders!

Learn how easy it is to transform your design business with custom fabrics inspired by age-old traditions with our FREE guide!