5 Fab Fabrics from Unusual Sources

pineapple fiber5. Pineapple Fiber

Pineapple fiber is woven from the leaves of pineapple plants. It’s a traditional Phillipino wedding dress fabric called pina, and it’s been produced in the Phillipines since the 1800s.

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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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