Sustainable textiles design using woven paper & dyed cotton waste to create textured fabrics with striated patterns // Miguel Mesa

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Hailing from Colombia, designer Miguel Mesa Posada makes a strong visual statement with his quilt-like paper garments. Entitled Potosí (Spanish for “unmeasurable wealth”) his…

Fermented Fashion: A New Dress Made of Microbes from Wine. | elephant journal {“Micro’be’ fermented fashion investigates the practical and cultural biosynthesis of clothing—to explore the possible forms and cultural implications of futuristic dress-making and textile technologies. Instead of lifeless weaving machines producing the textile, living microbes will ferment a garment."}

Donna Franklin and Gary Cass, whose Micro'be' red wine dress is made by allowing microbes to ferment and "grow" into fabric that on the surface, has an aesthetic very similar to the meat dress famously worn by Lady Gaga.

Miguel Mesa first collection

Miguel Mesa first collection - Potosi Collection - garments made from quilted paper and home-dyed over 40 colors of textile cotton waste.

Royal College of Art (RCA) graduate Oluwaseyi Sosanya has created a loom that can weave in three dimensions and used it to create a shoe sol...

Oluwaseyi Sosanya invents 3D-weaving machine

Royal College of Art graduate Oluwaseyi Sosanya has created a loom that can weave in three dimensions and used it to create a shoe sole.

Wool and the Gang // Wool And The Gang Sheepaca – Shacklewell Grey

Wool and the Gang's Sheepaca yarn is practically perfect in every way. This yarn combines the best qualities of two amazing fibres - the result is a lovely round yarn with the drape of alpaca and the springiness and elasticity of merino wool!


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