5 Fab Fabrics from Unusual Sources

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1. Banana Cloth

While it’s tough to find, banana cloth is the definition of a sustainable fabric. Made from the part of the banana plant that’s left in the ground after harvesting, banana silk is strong and durable.

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Written by Becky Striepe

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 .

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