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Fabric & Fibres

Guide to synthetic, (plastic), regenerated, combination and natural fibres.
why I prefer natural fabrics over synthetics here.
Buy from on line suppliers
Local fabric shops.
British made Fabric
Regenerated Fibres & fabrics  a very basic introduction
Kinds Of fabric – my ongoing experiences with cloth.

Clothes

Sustainable Clothes Find our sustainable criteria for buying or making clothes in the  clothing manifesto
Buying Plastic Free
You might be buying cotton but you still get plastic. Read more about plastic Involved when buying  ready made clothes

Sewing
The only way I can afford fair trade organic clothes is make them myself. And I get to support local fabric shops which is very important to me. As is buying U.K. made fabrics.

How to sew plastic free
Sewing Supplies

See The clothes I have made here

How Much? The Fair Share Fabric Project

Ones mans sustainable amount is anothers nothing to wear. So I have decided to use only my global share of fibres and they have to be sustainably sourced. Whats a global share? Share out all that is made by all the people on the planet and it works out, (very roughly), at 11.74 kg per person of which 3.8 kg is natural fibres. As I don’t like synthetics I try to stick to 3.8 kg of natural fibres.

My share of fabric Working out the figures
Introduction and yearly synopsis

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