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Where to Find Organic, Fair Trade, and Sustainable Fabric Online — Birds of a Thread

When I sewed my first blouse back in 2011, I was very conscientious about the fabric that I used. After all, I started this as an ethical fashion blog, not necessarily a sewing blog, so it was important that I stick to my ethos. As I've leaned in to sewing over the years, though, I've gotten a lit

ethical fabric sources

Are you a sewist searching for ethically and sustainably produced fabrics so that you can be more sustainable in your sewing practice? I've compiled a great big — and growing — list of online fabric retailers and wholesalers where sustainable is standard.

From our Retaso collection, this one of a kind bag was made from upcycled scrap upholstery fabric

From our Retaso collection, this one of a kind bag was made from upcycled scrap upholstery fabric

Could do something similar with that bag of upholstery fabric samples.

Pillows With Grit

On a recent visit to Michael Del Piero’s Good Design studio, I noticed a big table piled high with ethnic textiles and rug remnants...

fabric birds.... I love these

my sweet cherry blossom

My beloved cat Emma died at the beginning of March which has made for a rather sad spring around here. We affectionately called her Big Kitty and she brought so much joy to our daily lives. She was a gorgeous blue eyed sweetie of a kitty and both Adrian and I miss her terribly. I knew from the minute I got her that she was going to be one of those once in a lifetime pets. The kind of pet that is so perfect and wonderful that you know without a doubt that he or she is going to be the best pet…

Simply Shoe Boxes: Simple Drawstring Bag ~ From Upholstery Sample

Drawstring Bag for OCC Shoebox Gift ~ From Upcycled Upholstery Sample

This simple-to-sew drawstring bag is just the right size for a shoe box gift--it will fit easily and all of the goodies from the shoe box ...

Turn Fabric Scraps into Yardage

Turn Fabric Scraps into Yardage

Do you have a difficult time tossing out small bits of fabric scraps? I do! So, instead of tossing them in the trash, I collect them in a basket. I just...

Bee In My Bonnet: From my Quilty Studio...How I Save My Fabric Scraps...and All About Bonus Quilts!!!

From my Quilty Studio...How I Save My Fabric Scraps...and All About Bonus Quilts!!!

These are my quilty scraps. Also known as - my little bits of happiness:) They are cut from all of my quilty project leftovers...

Bits and Pieces: Easy Bookmarks Tutorial

Easy Bookmarks Tutorial

I said I would do up a tutorial for the pieced bookmarks and SewCalGal’s Christmas Party seemed like the perfect time to get it out. Be sure to visit and check out all the wonderful Christmas Party Links. This is a Christmas posting for me since I’ve started a tradition for myself where each year I make bookmarks for friends and family. (Three years in a row is enough to start a tradition, right?) We’re all book lovers here, and while I appreciate the convenience of ebooks, a “real” book in…

A fabric wrapped wire ‘hello’ from the A Cuppa and a Catch Up blog.   # Pinterest++ for iPad #

Liberty Scrap Challenge 2012 – January Edition!

Yay! Scraps at the ready & let the challenge begin! When I received my Liberty scrap pack from Jo, she had also generously included a fat 1/8 of some very gorgeous blue starry fabric with a not…

This is a great tutorial for making something out of all of your left over fabric! Fabric Twine!

PaperFlora

PaperFlora, DIY tutorials, ready to ship large paper flowers, weddings, events or home decor.