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  • Find Your Local Independent Quilt Shops

    Did you know that 95 percent of fabric shoppers make their purchases at chain stores? That’s where Project 95 comes into the picture. One goal of Project 95 is to unite fabric shoppers with local independent quilt and fabric shops.   Project 95 is brought to you by The Fabric Shop Network, Inc, the trade association for […] More

  • Fab Fabrics: LIVE Textiles

    I cannot believe we haven’t covered LIVE Textiles yet in our Fab Fabric series. I found them a while ago, but my interest was reignited when I saw some of their new prints for sale at Near Sea Naturals. More

  • Fab Fabrics: Naturally Modern

    There is a newly stocked eco fabric shop on Etsy called Naturally Modern.  Specializing in eco friendly, hand printed fabrics, Naturally Modern carries a variety of limited edition and out of print fabrics.  The selection includes prints from the original Mod Green Pod collection, from Lara Cameron formerly of Kirin & Co. (now Ink & […] More

  • Fab Fabrics: Sukie Organic Cotton by the Meter

    We are seeing lots of new organic cotton prints lately, like the Urbana Collection by Daisy Janie and the upcoming My Happy Garden collection by Cloud 9. Now there are a few more organic cotton prints available from Sukie, a UK-based design company. More

  • Treehugger’s Eco Fabric Roundup

    We love to feature fabulous eco friendly fabrics here on Crafting A Green World. We often focus on hand printed fabrics by indie designers, but recently Treehugger reminded us large fabric manufacturers are going green too, and in some pretty high tech ways. More

  • Fab Fabrics: Spoonflower Offers Organic Cotton

    Digital textile printing now available on organic cotton from Spoonflower! I sprang to my feet when I saw the message in my e-mail from Spoonflower this morning.  After much urging by eco icons including Betz White, Harmony Susalla and customers, they now offer digital textile printing on organic cotton!  The new 4.5 oz organic cotton sateen is certified organic by GOTS (Global […] More

  • Fab Fabrics: Organic Cotton Gift Wraps

    Wrapping paper, gift bags, and tissue paper can be beautiful, but are extremely wasteful.  One no waste option is the art of Furoshiki, the Japanese method of wrapping gifts with a beautifully folded piece of cloth.  Chewing The Cud is making Furoshiki easier and more beautiful.  The fabric gift wrap becomes a gift in and […] More

  • Soak Fabric Wash

    I love everything Amy Butler, from her scrapbook papers to her eco gift wraps, and of course her fabric.  I peruse the Amy Butler Design site often to check for new things and I almost always find something delightful.  This time what I found wasn’t fabric or paper, but it does come in a gorgeous […] More

  • Fab Fabrics: Karma Kraft On Demand Fabric Printing and Sewing Services

    The popularity of on demand fabric printing continues to grow in the craft and design communities.  We have shared with you before a couple on demand printers like Spoonflower and Fabric On Demand.  Today I would like to introduce you to one of the newest on demand print services called Karma Kraft.  But Karma Kraft […] More

  • Eco Packaging: Etsy Shopping Ephemera

    Over the past week or so I have been sharing sources for Eco Packaging Handmade For You, because a popular tip for all crafters is to make your packaging creative. But we don’t all have time or our creativity is reserved for our fabulous products. There are however some sellers that truly excel at the […] More

  • Eco Packaging Handmade For You: Bags and Boxes

    I hope you are enjoying the Eco Packaging Handmade For You series. In today’s post we will be taking a look at some great handmade bags and boxes perfect for product packaging or even gift wrapping. In all things I believe in the KISS motto – Keep It Simple Silly, and packaging is no exception. […] More

  • Fab Fabrics: Swanky Swell

    I think it is important to support new indie designers and made in USA products.  On that note, I love these new fabrics by Swanky Swell.  I am currently gazing at my new sample pack and dreaming up all the wonderful things I can make with this beautiful fabric. More

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