Five Alternatives to Conventional Cotton

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5. Hemp/organic cotton blends

With a blend, you get the best of both worlds. Hemp can be a bit heavy for some projects, and with a blend (usually 55/45), you get the drape of cotton and the strength of hemp in one, lovely piece of yardage! Here are a few places to find hemp/cotton blends:

Have you run across other alternatives to conventional cotton? Share away in the comments!

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