Published on May 22nd, 2013 | by Becky Striepe0
5 Fab Fabrics from Unusual Sources
We talk a lot about sustainable fabrics around here, both as part of our Fab Fabrics series and when we’re sharing tutorials. A quick scan through our archives turns up the usual suspects: hemp, organic cotton, recycled felt, jute, linen, and – of course – vintage fabrics. But every once in a while we run across a fabulous fabric that’s from more of an offbeat source.
While not all of these fabrics are available commercially, I think it’s a lot of fun to go back and look at the interesting developments in the world of fabric. I often say that ethical crafting is all about thinking outside the box, so let’s take a tour of some out-of-the-box thinking that fabric manufacturers are up to!