Choosing the most sustainable fabrics can be tricky to navigate. Follow these 5 steps to make sure you pick the right fabric for the right project.
This week, we had the pleasure of asking Meriel Chamberlin to deep dive into Australian milled fabrics. What does Australian milled really mean? How does the textile yarn industry function on a global scale? And why aren’t fabrics that are milled here also made from Australian spun yarns? Meriel is a Textile Scientist, founder of […]
Dive into our research on surplus materials in Australia. Circular Sourcing is a digital platform for buying and selling Australian surplus textiles and designer deadstock fabrics. We started it as a response to the mounting surplus textiles in Australia and an increasing demand from designers and individuals to use what’s already there. Our goal is […]
Head behind the scenes to see how we built a textile marketplace and launched Circular Sourcing for Australia’s best mills, manufacturers and brands. Over the past 11 months we collaborated with local industry to bring you Australia’s first marketplace for surplus textiles. From conducting our first survey, to calculating how much surplus exists around the […]
What if the fabrics you purchased were recyclable? And what if those recyclable fabrics also came with a fabric recycling take back program? Imagine it. You purchase a beautiful fabric for a new style, painstakingly plot the patterns for minimal wastage and cut your pieces precisely and perfectly only to be left with small and […]
Australian mandatory care labelling requires products to contain a care label to direct a customer on how to best use and launder a product. At a bare minimum care labelling helps preserve the life of a textile based product and helps customers make better choices about what products are right for them. When working with […]