7 are the new ecological and sustainable fabrics that we have included in our catalog of fabrics in this new autumn-winter season. New key fabrics to create your own sustainable fashion: more quality, ecologically responsible materials, recycled, upcycling … Quality, creativity, and sustainability! Do you keep these three words in mind when ordering fabrics? Within the crafted community, there is a growing interest in knowing the origin of the fibers with which each fabric is made, something that at Katia Fabrics we have very much in mind. If you are also on the path of buying fewer clothes and moving to a 100% made-by-yourself wardrobe, keep reading! In this post, we share 7 key fabrics to create your own sustainable fashion.
Line of ecological and sustainable fabrics
Less quantity of garments, but of higher quality and more durable.
If you sew or knit your clothes, congratulations, you are already part of sustainable fashion! You are creating calmly, without haste, garments for you and your family with the best quality fabrics. Bet on a minimalist wardrobe in which quality prevails over quantity. Bet on clothes of natural origin, with recycled materials, comfortable and respectful with the environment and people. Feel the satisfaction of dressing with your own creations!
100% organic cotton fabric with pinstripes in 4 different combinations. Simplicity with an elegant design to make, skirts, dresses, or pants.
Sew this winter with our solid color 100% organic cotton Viyella. Baby outfits like shirts and dungarees or even accessories like bags or shawls. Available in 3 solid colors with which you can combine your projects.
Poliéster Global Recycled Standard
Environmentally friendly fabrics
The Global Recycled Standard (GRS) certification completes the Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) and allows us to guarantee that textile materials are recycled respecting environmental and social criteria. At least 20% of the fibers are recycled.
It has the Global Recycled Standard labeling that guarantees that it is made with recycled material. Contains 53% Recycled Polyester in its composition. Knitted fabric, in pastel colors, with a particularly silky touch on the outer side. Available in 5 colors.
Soft double-layer fabric made of recycled materials and therefore has the Global Recycled Standard labeling. Thick and resistant fabric, ideal for making warm outerwear such as over-shirts, vests, jackets, or coats. It has a beautiful and modern Scottish-inspired checkered design. Available in two colors.
6 | Viyella Tartán
Vintage look fabric, soft and warm touch for fall and winter. With a design of the typical tartan square in maxi size. Available in 5 combinations. Easily sew autumn garments such as jumpers, pants, shirts, and even bags and shawls with this fabric. It has the Global Recycled Standard labeling that guarantees its elaboration with recycled material.
This new canvas with chambray effect that visually closely resembles denim, but is finer. Made with plastic bottles (13%) and pre-consumer recycled cotton (87%). A 100% recycled fabric certified by the Global Recycled Standard (GRS). Rustic, natural, soft, and resistant fabric. Ideal for tablecloths, cushions, curtains, and the home in general. You can also make bags, backpacks, and other accessories with your sewing machine.
100% Viscose Ecovero
8 | Viscose Ecovero
100% Viscose ECOVERO fabric, a natural fabric that has the EU eco-label. Its fibers are obtained from sustainable wood and cellulose, from certified and controlled sources. A soft, dramatically draped fabric perfect for sewing women’s dresses and blouses.
Obtained from certified renewable sources of wood and using an environmentally responsible production process by meeting high environmental standards, LENZING ™ ECOVERO ™ fibers they adapt to a sustainable lifestyle and that contributes to a cleaner environment.
How to transform leftover fabrics into something new
You have the knowledge of textile techniques and the use of different materials to turn old or deteriorated projects into new ideas. Give a second life to your handmade creations! You find thousands of inspiring ideas on Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube, and we hope these new fabrics will encourage you to continue creating your own sustainable fashion. From Katia Fabrics, we thank you for sewing with us and for doing it, more and more, with our ecological and sustainable fabrics.