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Proud Mary Textiles: Prints and Color for Sustainably Sexy Summer Style

We are a very polyester loving society, and though the synthetic fabric isn’t inherently evil (it dries faster than almost anything else!), I appreciate the […]

by × June 2, 2014 × 1 comment

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Is Bamboo Fabric an Sustainable Textile Fraud? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Is Bamboo Fabric an Sustainable Textile Fraud? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Turning bamboo into a silky fabric isn’t possible without highly intensive chemical processes, where approximately 13 different toxic solvents are used.

by × July 8, 2013 × 9 comments

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Is Tencel (aka Lyocell) A Sustainable Fabric? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Is Tencel (aka Lyocell) A Sustainable Fabric? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Soft, renewable, biodegradable and wrinkle-resistant, lyocell, or Tencel©, is considered an eco-textile with big advantages.

by × April 2, 2013 × 0 comments

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Artist Rachel Miller Brings Together Environment, Travel, Textiles, Nature and More

Artist Rachel Miller Brings Together Environment, Travel, Textiles, Nature and More

Drift, Materials: bent-laminate oak Rachel Miller‘s work focuses on environmental patterns and how they interconnect with our own patterns of growth, departure, and rejuvenation. Using […]

by × March 15, 2012 × 2 comments

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Eco Art in Textiles: Liz Burow's Landscape-Inspired Creations

Eco Art in Textiles: Liz Burow's Landscape-Inspired Creations

Prairie Scene- Golden Perspective (01) Dimensions: 9”x17” Materials: Handmade wool felt, industrial felt, upholstery thread, machine sewn I can’t think of a more perfect time […]

by × September 27, 2010 × 2 comments

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(Re)Fashioning Fiber Exhibit on NOW at Greenspaces, NYC

(Re)Fashioning Fiber Exhibit on NOW at Greenspaces, NYC

If you can’t make it to NYC, check out my visual tour of the (Re)Fashioning Fiber Exhibit Abigail Doan curated the (Re) Fashioning Fiber exhibit […]

by × June 7, 2010 × 2 comments