Shops Directory

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BeWooden

The young start-up 2013 was founded near Prague with the vision to bring joy through unique handcrafted products. Sustainability, individuality and creativity are the maxims that come with BeWooden. Local wood and the connection of several local craftsmen guarantee the highest quality possible. Regional production played an important role for the founders from the beginning on. Every product is created with lovely handwork. It is time to say goodbye to fast-fashion and share joy through unique wooden bow ties, [...]

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Twisted Fern Designs

Twisted Fern Designs has been creating high quality cruelty free, sustainable Jewellery since June 2017. After living and working in the remote mountains of the Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia, Victoria was inspired to provide an earth kind alternative to mass produced fast fashion items. Her love of nature and passion for creating can be seen in all of her unique creations. Each piece is individually designed and created with 100% recycled sterling silver, sustainably harvested Portuguese Cork Cord and [...]

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Green Moon Designs

Set up in 2016 in Nottingham England. Green Moon Designs is a brand that supplies organic, fairtrade, handmade & eco-friendly items. All of the limited-quantity products are created and packaged using sustainable methods and materials. The product information is clearly stated on each product so you can be sure that what you are buying is not at the cost of our planet. Operating on a multiple season style and not short-lived trends, new items are only released when old ones have [...]

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Casa del Duende

The Casa del Duende was set up in October 2013 by director and designer, Justine Dalton. It is dedicated to producing unique accessories and homeware which are both stylish and affordable. The main mission statement of the Casa is to use recycled vintage fabrics to produce individual items aimed at environmentally aware clients who really care about the provenance of their clothing. Each item is designed and handmade at Justine’s London studio. Casa del Duende is featured in the Spring Issue 2018. The latest [...]

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Sustain: Organic and Naturally Dyed Clothing

Sustain is one of the first companies in the United States to make organic, naturally dyed clothing. Sustain’s mission is to change the conversation from making “low impact” clothing, to making clothing that actually helps the environment. Plus, the Sustain clothing line focuses on health, as the clothing is made from organic fibers and natural dyes, which are full of antioxidants instead of harmful toxins. Sustain only uses fair trade materials and uses only 100% natural fabrics, sewing threads, [...]

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Living Ink: Biomaterials Company

Living Ink is a biomaterials company transforming algae into eco-friendly ink. Every year more than 4 billion kg of ink is produced around the world. Most of this ink is made using petroleum products that are toxic. Living Ink uses algae as an alternative to make ink that is renewable, biodegradable and non-toxic. The company has commercial ink formulations for printing on cardboard and paper packaging. Our interview with Living Ink is featured in the Winter Issue 2017, The Yarn [...]

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Zestria on Etsy: Upcycled Designs

I’m the designer of Zestria, the one that sews, knits, crochets, weaves, spins, embroiders, who looks for fabrics and runs the virtual business, makes the coffee in the mornings and sweeps the floor in the evening. I remember the very day when my grandmother taught me to sew cross stitch. She made beautiful tablecloths or wall cloths enriched with so many ancient symbols like the tree of life, spirals, sun, moon, zigzags… She had no pattern, she knew all by [...]

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RE:DONE: Re:Use, Re:Imagine, Re:Cycle, Re:Purpose, Re:Loved

All the products that Emma Nicol sells have had a past life and, where possible, a bit of their history retained on the pieces themselves. Each piece is Re:Imagined and gently Re:Worked breathing new life into it. Emma loves hunting for ‘treasure’ in charity shops, flea markets house clearances and even skips. She loves imagining the possibilities of how that once loved object can be Re:Used, Re:Purposed and Re:Loved. Based in Nottingham, England, Emma know how to reinvent objects! You’ll want [...]

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Natasja Fakkeldij: Anything is a Valid Material for a Beautiful Bag

Natasja Fakkeldij was born in the Netherlands but she currently lives, works and cycles in beautiful Ireland. She grew up in a small village called Nisse where she had a neighbour who was a tailor, and who – without knowing – inspired Natasja and impulsed her love for textiles. But Natasja’s passion for textile is not just related to craftsmanship but to recycling. From a jacket’s pocket, a piece of a skirt, a print of a t-shirt, an old woollen [...]

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Autumn Accessories: Wear Art, Not the Latest Trends

Whatever project Gemma is working on, she likes to keep as much of the scrap as possible and then find a new purpose for these scraps. Gemma brings beauty to smaller and smaller scraps as part of her ‘closed-loop’ design process. Her Etsy shop, Gemma Textiles is actually the outcome of this interest. Gemma studied fine arts and has always used a wide variety of forms to express her ideas, but textiles were always involved. And it was precisely as a [...]

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