natural, ethical, sustainable & biodegradable

our materials

Linen

I use medium weight premium quality softened linen fabric for my garments, that is oeko-tex certified. Linen is a natural fibre made in Europe from the flax plant. It is 12x stronger than cotton, durable, breathable and biodegradable. I source my linen from a small family run business based in the uk.

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Hemp

I use light hemp canvas fabric as a sustainable replacement for interfacing to reinforce areas. Particularly on the button hole flaps as they are heavily strained and on the waistband to create shape. It is made from 55% organic hemp and 45% organic cotton. A natural, vegan and biodegradable product.

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Organic Cotton Thread

For thread I originally chose Guttermans natural cotton thread, however it came on a plastic spool, so once I found Scanfils organic cotton thread on a wooden spool I switched. Scanfils thread is spun from the finest long staple Egyptian cotton, grown without the use of chemicals and pesticides. It uses natural dyes, natural lubrication and a very stringent mercizing process. It is GOTS certified and Oeko-Tex certified.

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Natural Rubber Elastic

Our elastic is made in Austria from 60% certified organic cotton & 40% natural rubber. Its biodegradable and plastic free, a great alternative to conventional plastic elastic.

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Coconut Buttons

Coconut buttons are a by-product of the food industry made from waste shells, they are tough, natural and biodegradable. I source my button secondhand via etsy.

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Cork Leather Labels

Our cork leather labels are produced from thin sheets of natural cork obtained directly from the bark of the cork oak tree. It is a natural alternative to real leather, thats vegan, chemical free and extremely light. Cork leather is durable, water resident, hypoallergenic and anti-fungal.

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All my materials are natural and biodegradable,

creating earth friendly products that won't pollute our planet,

leaving no trace or waste at the end of their life.

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