SUSTAINABILITY AND SEWING | WHAT IS THE MOST SUSTAINABLE FABRIC?

In case you missed it, there is an Instagram photo challenge running at the moment, focusing on sustainability in sewing. I’m really terrible at those, but it did make me realise I haven’t posted any sustainability posts in quite a while.

So I decided to cover a topic that I get asked about all the time, both in the sewing community, amongst my friends and family, but also at work. You might remember I am a sustainability professional in my day job, so my role is to advise designers and product techs how to make a garment as sustainable as possible. Now I wanted to transfer this knowledge to the sewing life, so let’s find out what are the most sustainable fabrics you can choose in your sewing life as well. To manage your expectations, this is not about whether cotton is more sustainable than polyester or if you should go for organic vs recycled. I will be covering all... [read more]