Fabrics

Published on January 19th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

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Fab Fabrics: Organic Cotton and Recycled Quilt Batting


We’re committed to repurposed, eco-friendly fibers around here, and that means we want our crafts to be sustainable from the inside out!

Here are some resources for organic cotton and recycled batting that you can use in your next quilting project!

So, is there anything I’m missing? How do you guys make sure your quilts and crib sheets meet your green crafty standards?

Image Credits:
Quilt Blanket. Creative Commons photo by bhermans
All About Cotton. Creative Commons photo by mikewade




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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 .



8 Responses to Fab Fabrics: Organic Cotton and Recycled Quilt Batting

  1. kelly says:

    My new hobby seems to be rehabilitating vintage patchwork quilts and quilt blocks found in secondhand stores. I love giving these treasures new life!

    Blog post w/ pictures here:
    http://kellypuffs.wordpress.com/2007/11/18/the-beauty-of-patchwork-quilts/

  2. kelly says:

    My new hobby seems to be rehabilitating vintage patchwork quilts and quilt blocks found in secondhand stores. I love giving these treasures new life!

    Blog post w/ pictures here:
    http://kellypuffs.wordpress.com/2007/11/18/the-beauty-of-patchwork-quilts/

  3. Those are gorgeous, Kelly!

  4. Those are gorgeous, Kelly!

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  7. Lynn Liotta says:

    Anyone to use 50/50 cotton batting from a futon? My area has stopped recycling it?

  8. Lynn Liotta says:

    Anyone to use 50/50 cotton batting from a futon? My area has stopped recycling it?

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