Greensleeves: Sustainability in the Fiber & Textile Arts

“There is no beauty in the finest cloth if it makes hunger and unhappiness.”
—M K. Gandhi

General Sustainability

  1. Introduction to Greensleeves
  2. Sustainability in Textiles: An Overview
  3. I Shop Therefore I Am: Consumerism and Fashion
  4. Rise of The Neo-Greens
  5. Clothes Call
  6. Fast Clothes Nation

Organic Cotton

  1. Hurray for Organic Cotton: Buying Guide
  2. What’s the Cotton-Pickin’ Idea: Problems with Conventional Cotton
  3. They Live: Monsanto & Genetically Engineered Cotton
  4. Organic Cotton Textile Spotlight: Harmony Art & Mod Green Pod
  5. Another BT Cotton Controversy
  6. Denyse Schmidt: Slow But Steady
  7. Cheap Thrills: Organic Cotton/Wool Batting
  8. Cheap Thrills (Part 2): Organic Cotton Scraps
  9. Grow Your Own Cotton
  10. New at Harmony Art
  11. No Joke: Lion Brand Yarn Organic Cotton
  12. The Deadly Chemicals in Cotton

Organic Wool

  1. Dyed in the Poisoned Wool: Mothproof Yarns & Pesticides
  2. Cheap Thrills: Organic Cotton/Wool Batting
  3. Llamajamas: Pure, Natural Wool

Hemp

  1. Yarn Review: Hemp for Knitting allhemp3
  2. Knitty Spring ‘07 Surprise: Everlasting Bagstopper
  3. The Dope on Hemp (Part 1)
  4. The Dope on Hemp (Part 2)

Ingeo

  1. EcoCraft Eco-Friendly Fiberfill, Batting, and Pillowforms

Soysilk

  1. Gaiam Introduces ActiveSoy

Vintage Textiles

  1. Blast From the Past: Vintage Fabric

Misc./Quirky

  1. Everything Old is New Again: Recycled Bags
  2. Paper Trail: Yarn Spun Out of Shredded Docs
  3. Of Rice and Hen: Fashions from the Farm

Sustainable Yarn Stores

  1. Artspun
  2. Blonde Chicken Boutique
  3. Earth-Friendly Yarns
  4. Eco Butterfly
  5. Ecoyarns [AUS]
  6. Granola Yarn
  7. Naturesong Yarn
  8. Organic Imaginings
  9. The Yarn Grove
  10. Wear Your Art

Sustainable Fabric Stores

  1. Ambatalia Fabrics
  2. Aurora Silk
  3. Big Daddy’s Gypsy Caravan
  4. Earth Friendly Goods
  5. Fabric Indulgence & Art Supply
  6. Furnature
  7. Greenfibres [UK]
  8. GreenSage
  9. Homespun Fabrics
  10. Indika Organics
  11. NearSea Naturals
  12. Organic Cotton Plus
  13. Organic Weddings
  14. PM Organics
  15. Rawganique
  16. ReproductionFabrics.com
  17. SewZanne’s Fabrics
  18. Tenfold Organic Fabrics
  19. Tiny Birds Organics
  20. Wildrose Farm

Scrap Fabric

  1. Denyse Schmidt Scrap Bags
  2. Variegated Grab Bags