Browsing the "natural fibers" Tag

Fab Fabrics: Waterproof Lotus Flower Fabric

May 15th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

Finding sustainable, waterproof fabric can be tricky. Even recycled synthetics contain quite a bit of new plastic in addition to the recycled content. That's why I was super excited to learn about a brand new waterproof fabric made from lotus flower stems. The fabric is a blend of lotus flower fibers and silk, and it's sustainable and waterproof!

Fab Fabrics: Burlap

May 11th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

Whether you use a vintage feed bag or find it new by the yard, burlap is an excellent eco-friendly fabric [&hellip

Fab Fabrics: Coconut Fiber

October 27th, 2009 | by Becky Striepe

We are obsessed with food-based fibers around here! From banana yarn to pineapple cloth, I’m starting to wonder if we’re [&hellip

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