Mother Earth Living


Fabric For Living: A Guide to Organic Textiles

Eco-textiles are hot right now, but it can be tough to sort out what's truly green. Our guide gives you the rundown.



Lulan Textiles' hand-woven, hand-dyed silk and organic cotton textiles are fair trade, use low-impact dyes and honor age-old weaving techniques and processes.
Michelle Galins
LooLo Textiles offers unique, biodegradable home furnishings such as this La Rue accent pillow.
Michelle Galins
LooLo Textiles offers unique, biodegradable home furnishings such as this Janthur pillow.
Michelle Galins
Loyale offers stylish biodegradable and organic clothing and donates 3 percent of profits to Green Corps. Winner of many environmental achievement awards, Eco-terric home products feature organic and socailly responsible materials. EnviroTextiles offers fabrics and shirts made with sustainable hemp canvas, knits and weaves, including upholstery-weight fabrics. Run by two sisters, Oliveira Textiles come in hemp and organic cotton and are hand-silk-screened using water-based dyes.
Michelle Galins
Sina Pearson Textils employs mills in the U.S. and Europe that use low-impact dyes and support environmental research. O Eco Textiles' mission is "to prove it's possible to produce luxurious, sensuous fabrics in ways that are non-toxic and sustainable." Live Textiles uses organic cotton, bamboo and hemp in its traditional and contemporary interior fabrics. A family business in a solar-powered facility, Near Sea Naturals creates organic cotton and wool fabrics milled in the United States.
Michelle Galins





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