cotton 2Buying plastic free cotton is hard. In my experience a lot of the cheaper cottons come plastic wrapped. If you buy unwrapped, cotton cotton (if you know what I mean), the reel is plastic! Buy  cheaper “cotton” often on a cardboard reel and the thread is not cotton but synthetic! Polyester or some such which is of course non biodegradable and plastic!  But then I found this….on a wooden reel – from Intermarche. Yes I know that’s in France. I bought loads to sew with at home.

Turns out I needn’t have bothered. The fantastic Offset Warehouse supply organic cotton cotton on a wooden reel completely plastic free and will send it to you in plastic free packaging!

They also do a great range of organic fabrics and all other aids to home dressmaking. Find out more about them here.



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