Like most creative hobbies requiring supplies, sewing can become the opposite of low waste if we let it. It’s easy to become a fabric junkie or a pattern hoarder. But if like me, you are on a journey to a slow and carefully crafted wardrobe that is also as sustainable as possible, there are a number of things you can do to ensure you are doing your bit for the planet.

The idea of sewing slowly and mindfully is probably the most important piece of advice because it’s really all about your mindset and it can make a world of difference.

remnant fabric linen dress
I made this dress out of a 1.1m remnant of a natural heavyweight linen.

Read the article on Live for Less, a Brisbane based magazine about sustainability.

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February 19, 2020

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