Fabrics Family Cottage Fabric by Betz White

Published on September 1st, 2009 | by Becky Striepe

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Fab Fabrics: Betz White’s Family Cottage Collection

Betz White, author of Sewing Green, launched her premiere fabric line this summer: the Family Cottage collection!


Betz spent a long time looking for a manufacturer to print on organics. When the search didn’t work out, she decided to produce her own fabric line. All of the designs are “professionally printed in the US on an organic cotton and hemp blend canvas.” She also uses water-based, non-toxic pigment dyes. Not only are the dyes themselves easy on the environment, but the dye process uses less water than conventional methods. To reduce waste even more, she’s printing fabric orders on demand.

She describes her designs as, “Natural elements and a palette of sun washed colors [...] reminiscent of warm afternoons and cool evenings spent lakeside at a cottage up north.”

You can pick up fat quarters, 18″ x 18″ home decor squares, and full yardage over at Betz White’s Etsy shop!

[Images via Betz White, used with permission]



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About the Author

My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .



  • http://sewinstitches.blogspot.com Becky

    So cute! I really like the lounge chair weave pattern!

  • http://www.senoramuertos@blogspot.com senoramuertos

    Those are great! I love the colors!

  • http://www.hipgreendeals.com Christine

    So I am in the process of learning how to sew. Such cute fabrics are sure a nice inspiration! Thanks for sharing this etsy shop!

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