Category: Textile waste

Cutting textile waste one stitch at a time

Every year, the average Australian buys 27 kilos a fabric EACH. My guess is they are not a quilter! I saw a statistic recently – in the last 12 months a ‘dedicated quilter’ bought an average of 90 meters of fabric. 90 meters. In. One. Year. Thats the equivalent of 36 jelly rolls, 97 t-shirts […]

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The secret life of cotton

Have you ever thought about cotton beyond buying fabric at the quilt store or checking the label on your clothing? As a textile lover, cotton has always held a special place in my heart. Cotton is a beautiful fibre, which is highly versatile as well as soft, natural and breathable. I love to wear cotton […]

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