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By Sewn Sustainably, Aug 3 2016 03:27PM

Home sewing is a fantastic way to make good quality clothing, but just how ethical is the fabric that we're buying to make our garments? And what's the impact of our scrap waste? Here's a breakdown of some of the environmental and social impacts of the textile industry - in particular, cotton. Please note, this is in no way an exhaustive explanation of sustainability in sewing, there are several reasons and solutions as to why we should apply more thought to our consumption.