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AI - The key to sustainable fashion?

Technology has infiltrated nearly every aspect of our lives, and the fashion industry is no exception. Since the rise of machine learning...

What Makes a Clothing Brand Sustainable?

Sustainability has been a very prominent topic in today’s day and age, especially due to the imminent and current impacts of climate...

The hidden world of microfibres

Of all primary microplastics in the world's oceans, 35% arise from laundry of synthetic textiles Microfibres are a type of microplastic,...

How to Make a Dog Bandana

Dog bandanas are brilliant easy projects that can be made quickly with basic stitches. A range of materials and patterns will work with...

Fashion Trends of 2020

Here are the some of the most popular 2020 fashion trends, which will hopefully inspire you to recreate them sustainably: All @'s are...

How to Make a Bucket Hat

Supplies needed: -Fabric scissors -740cm of fabric -Template -Sewing machine preferred to hand stitching -Pins Optional supplies:...

How to Make a Drawstring Bag

How to make a drawstring bag What you will need: -2 pieces of fabric -Fabric scissors -A ruler -Pencil or chalk -Needle and thread...

How to Make a Skirt and Top From a Dress

Supplies needed: Fabric scissors Fabric chalk Waistband material (size varies by person) Sewing machine preferred to hand stitching Pins...

Basic Stitches

When you start to sew, it is important to build your knowledge of basic stitches and what they are used for. These stitches are easy to...

The Ethical Downsides of Fast Fashion

The term ‘fast fashion’ describes the rising component of the clothing industry that has taken the fashion world by storm since the early...

Embroidery Stitches

Embroidery is a great way to make anything more interesting as well as being a great relaxing hobby to take up. Whether changing...

Flare Your old Jeans

What You'll Need: A pair of old jeans 1/4 yard of the fabric of your choice Measuring tape Scissors Seam ripper Our sewing kit Use your...

Fast Fashion and its Impact on Water

Water isn’t something we would normally associate with fashion, but it’s time we started to think about the global consequences of our...

How To Make a Scrunchie

Scrunchies are a brilliant first project. They're quick, easy and always look great. They are a super way to use up scrap fabric and can...

How To Make a Mask

Fabric masks are a great eco-friendly way of staying safe. This mask is a two layer mask which can have a reusable filter put into the...

How to make a Tote Bag

Tote bags are a brilliant, quick way to upcycle an old t-shirt and the perfect way to reduce plastic waste when shopping. This is a...

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Sustainable Clothing in the News

 
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By Ellen Rosen, The New York Times
Jan. 26, 2021