The Asian Sewist Collective Podcast

13. Mindful Fabric Selection, Part 1

September 30, 2021

In this episode, we're talking about mindful fabric selection. When we say mindful, we’re not talking about picking the right fabric for a specific sewing project. What we mean is: taking into consideration the environmental and human rights issues involved with your fabric choices.

The fashion industry is the second-most polluting industry, after oil. The growing, production and processing of fabrics comes with its own bag of environmental and social impacts. And trying to pick a so-called “green” or “sustainable” fabric for your sewing project is easier said than done. So what does it all mean and how do our Asian identities inform our choices?

For show notes and a transcript of this episode, please see: https://asiansewistcollective.com/episode-13-mindful-fabric-selection-part-1/

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