What is Tencel® Fabric?

What is Tencel® Fabric?

Lyocell is a fabric most know better by its brand name Tencel®. It has a soft finish and drapes well. It is absorbent, wicks moisture away from your skin, and is easy to care for. It is made from cellulose (vegetable matter), or wood pulp. This pulp may be a mix of...

Giveaway – Jan, 2012

Wow, I can’t believe it’s Jan 20th already!  We had a short holiday earlier this month to visit our daughter Sophie (yes, the one who writes for this blog) in sunny San Diego.  Got the whole family together, it was alot of fun (and much warmer than...

Sustainable Fabrics

There are a lot of options out there for sustainable fabrics these days.  Most people know the more common options like organic cotton but there are many more.  Sustainable clothing is defined as a material that reduces the environmental impact.  It generally includes...

Why Use Organic Fabrics?

Some of you may be wondering why it is so important to use organic fabrics.  What’s the difference? Well, here are a few facts: Regular cotton is one of the most heavily sprayed agricultural crops in the world, using some of the most toxic chemicals available. ...

Did you know that Forever 21 carries some items made of tencel? I did an entry on this material here. Forever 21 is my favourite inexpensive place to shop for trendy items. They’re always on top of the trends and prices are low so if the trend is quick to fade,...