Fabrics

Published on December 9th, 2008 | by Kelly Rand

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Fabulous Farbics: Loop Fabrics (U.K.)

Muslin Fabric Looking for a fabric supplier that has a conscious and pretty fabrics available to choose from for a myriad of projects? Look not further than Loop Fabrics, located across the pond in the U.K.

Loop Fabrics’ “aim is to provide high quality, progressive fabrics and consultation in support of the growing demand for environmentally sensitive end products within the textile industry as a whole.”

All of their products are sustainable, biodegradable or from certified organic fibers. Find easy muslin, linens, hemp/silk blends, specialty weaves, canvas and knits in their extensive eco line up.

Their range of fabrics is really quite amazing. Check out their corduroy made from a hemp and organic cotton blend. In their knit collection, find french terry, jersey knits and an amazing hemp cotton fleece.

Their environmentally friendly fabrics can be found through the Cloth House and EnviroTextiles retailers.

[Image from Loop Fabrics' website]



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About the Author

Kelly covers visual arts in and around Washington, DC for DCist and is editor of Crafting a Green World. Kelly has also been published by Bust Magazine and you can find her byline at Indie Fixx and Etsy’s Storque and has taught in Etsy’s virtual lab on the topic of green crafting. Kelly helps organize Crafty Bastards: Arts and Crafts Fair, one of the largest indie craft fairs on the east coast and has served on the Craft Bastard’s jury since 2007. Kelly is also co-founder of Hello Craft a nonprofit trade association dedicated to the advancement of independent crafters and the handmade movement. Kelly resides in Washington, D.C. and believes that handmade will save the world.



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