I’ve been meaning to write a follow-up to my months-ago post on eco wools for some time. While I was mulling it over, what should pop up on the Sew, Mama, Sew blog, but an article on that very topic! It covers many of the same concerns as I outlined for wool: fair trade, organic, sustainability… Many of the links are to American companies, but here are a few for British ones:
Ditto Fabrics don’t have a separate category for eco fabrics but it’s something they’re keen on, so it’s worth looking around the site.
Organic Cotton Biz: ’nuff said!
Well Cultivated: sustainable and eco fabrics
British Made Eco: lots of fabric types, including organic cotton, bamboo, hemp and soya-based
Ray-Stitch: has a section for organic fabrics