24 Mar '15, 9pm

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In the spring of 2014, a dedicate lot of Londoners embarked on a mission to grow a garment. That meant starting from seeds, and using only hand labor techniques to turn a plant into fashion. One year later, they have made a gorgeous woven top entirely from urban farmed flax crop. This exemplary slow fashion project brought together gardeners, weavers, fashion designers, neighbors, and even school children. When we first learned about the project, we had a lot of questions. You may also be thinking, “isn’t flax a weird plant to grow for textiles?” We dug in to find out more.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/a-london-community-grows-flax-to...

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