Posts tagged ‘eco-friendly’

New Print From Pippijoe: Elka

Australian designer Pippijoe has just introduced a gorgeous new hand-screenprinted fabric print, Elka. Elka in the Storm colorway, above, is currently available in her Etsy shop. It’s printed on a hemp/organic cotton blend that is suitable for light home decor items and clothing. Elka also comes in black on hemp/cotton blend and 100% upholstery-weight hemp, [...]


Joining the ever-growing list of Australian hand-screenprinted fabric designers is FippaFabric near Melbourne. These original designs are printed on a 53″ bamboo-cotton blend with solvent-free colors. I love these modern European folk-inspired designs and hope there’s more to come from this shop. Related posts: New Print From Pippijoe: Elka EmilyMe Fabric by Melbomba Butter Creative [...]

Textile Stew: Eco-Friendly Edition

Fibers from the sometimes-invasive water hyacinth are being developed into sustainable fabric. The plant is sometimes invasive, but it just sounds lovely, doesn’t it? A new discovery for me, the Fiber Organics shop, also has a blog, and I’ll definitely be spending some time browsing the archives. These posts caught my eye: Zero-waste pattern layout [...]