Ethical and Sustainable: Textiles blog from designer maker. RSS



Ethical and Sustainable: Textiles blog from designer maker.

When I created Urban Chintz® sustainable practice was at the forefront of my mind and a world away from fast fashion.  As a designer I believe I have a responsibility; printing must be carried out with the least environmental impact, fabrics chosen with care and consideration to the environment, manufacturing/ sewing is carried out ethically, unnecessary packaging avoided and packaging use must be environmentally friendly.  If my pieces are treasured and made to last they have a greater chance of a long and valued life. Not heading for landfill or dumped on the developing world.  By choosing quality natural fabric, careful sewing and gentle care will enable a garment to last for years and when it does reach its end...

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