5 Fab Fabrics from Unusual Sources

microbe-fabric4. Microbial Fabric

Microbial fabric might sound as creepy as spider silk, but it’s actually pretty awesome. Designer Susanne Lee used the power of bacteria to grow clothing. The fabric would use far fewer resources to produce, and since it’s so good at absorbing dyes, it takes fewer inputs to color it, too!

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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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