Browsing the "organic cotton" Tag

How-to: Organic Terrycloth Hooded Towel with Applique

July 29th, 2013 | by Julie Finn

There's nothing like hopping out of the pool and into a comfy, soft, bounteous towel. But big beach towels are hard for little kids to manage, and that bleached, dyed terrycloth can be scratchy and harsh on damp, delicate skin. It's an organic terrycloth hooded towel to the rescue!


How-to: Organic Flannel Graphic Pillowcase with an Envelope Back

July 22nd, 2013 | by Julie Finn

Let's say you need a pillowcase. You need it to be organic, because a loved one is going to be mushing her face into it for eight hours every night. You need it to be soft, because you want your loved one to be comfy so that she gets that whole eight hours. Oh, and you need it to be awesome, because your loved one is pretty stinkin' awesome


Fab Fabrics: Hemp/Organic Cotton Prints from Sara Lee Parker Textiles

June 23rd, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Sara Lee Parker Textiles is an Athens, GA-based company that creates hand screen-printed organic textiles. She was also featured in the Georgia edition of Southern Living Magazine this June, so if you live in Georgia, check it out! Parker runs her textile company with her husband, and she was kind enough to do a little Q&A with us about what she does, why she does it, and what working so closely with your husband is like.


Clean Cotton: 16 Organic Cotton Resources

June 9th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

I talked on Wednesday about more of the trouble with conventional cotton, but don't fret, my fellow seamsters! There are plenty of organic cotton resources out there to help you sew cute without any green guilt


Dirty Cotton: Indian Cotton Farmers Devastated

June 6th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

We've talked about the dirty side of cotton here before. Conventional cotton is an issue that's really close to my heart, so when I read the latest battle between big ag and Indian farmers, I thought I'd share it here



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