Is Wool Ethical? What to Look For with Wool, Alpaca and Cashmere

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As temperatures drop we want to stay comfy and cozy, many reaching for warm woolen sweaters and cardigans. Wool offers many great insulating and breathable properties and is wonderful in winter. However it comes from animals so for anyone concerned about animal welfare, questions … more

5 Vegan Leather Alternatives to PU and PVC & are they Sustainable?

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Sustainable Vegan Leather Guide The ongoing debate of which vegan leather alternatives are the most sustainable is, well, ongoing.  We all understand at this point that traditional leather, usually made from cowhide, isn’t necessarily a debate around sustainability but about ethics (although leather is … more

Eco/Ethical Fabric & Yarn Stores

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Making your own clothing is already a lot more sustainable and ethical than buying new, but it’s even better to source conscious materials if you can! For all you sewers and DIYers, this roundup is a list of places where you can find sustainable … more

Why I Love Linen (and you should too!)

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Linen is an amazing fabric: it’s not only wonderful to wear, but is also the oldest known fibre, as well as one of the most sustainable! Here’s what to know about linen and where to find some sustainable linen clothes: How Linen Fabric is … more

What is the best fabric?

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The materials you choose are pretty important, they affect the comfort and performance of a garment, how you care for it, and also have an environmental impact, some much more so than others. There are a ton of different textiles available, all with different … more