• CLOTH THAT IS KIND TO THE PLANET AND TO YOU

  • A curated collection of dressmaking woven fabrics chosen for their manufacturing processes that have a low impact to the environment. Organic, OEKO-TEX®, BCI, LENZING™, ECOVERO™ certified fabrics available
  • INDEPENDENT SEWING PATTERNS

  • CONTEMPORARY STYLISH DESIGNS FOR YEAR ROUND WEAR - A curated collection of Indie Sewing Pattern companies for Mindful, Conscious Sewing for your Personalised Capsule Wardrobes.

CLOTH THAT IS KIND TO THE PLANET AND TO YOU

A curated collection of dressmaking woven fabrics chosen for their manufacturing processes that have a low impact to the environment. Organic, OEKO-TEX®, BCI, LENZING™, ECOVERO™ certified fabrics available SHOP SUSTAINABLE FABRICS

INDEPENDENT SEWING PATTERNS

CONTEMPORARY STYLISH DESIGNS FOR YEAR ROUND WEAR - A curated collection of Indie Sewing Pattern companies for Mindful, Conscious Sewing for your Personalised Capsule Wardrobes. SHOP INDIE PATTERNS

NEWS UPDATE

Due to personal commitments we are unable to despatch any orders until:
THURSDAY 18TH APRIL 2024.
We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

RESPONSIBLE, MINDFUL, ECO-FRIENDLY FABRICS FOR THE MODERN MAKER

For the home sewist, we've picked out the more sustainable options ready for you. No more feeling disappointed when you find a pretty print fabric, only to discover it's made entirely of Polyester!

OUR FABRICS ARE PRICED AT 1/2 METRES (50CM)
At A KIND CLOTH, we aim towards zero-waste. Buying in 1/2 metre increments allows for less wastage than buying at 1 metre increments when you know how much fabric you need for your project.
Pieces will be cut in one continuous length.

FABRICS NEW IN

  • Nevermind Modal Rayon
    Modal Fabric softly draped with squiggly print pattern
    Vendor
    Cloud9 Fabrics
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    £9.25
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    £9.25
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  • Olive Organic Cotton Voile
    Organic cotton voile fabric displayed in soft folds
    Vendor
    Verhees
    Regular price
    £3.75
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    £3.75
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  • Olive Green Cruise Pure Linen Chambray
    Linen fabric in draped waves
    Vendor
    Lady McElroy
    Regular price
    £8.50
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    £8.50
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  • Waterfall Viscose Twill
    Close up fabric detail of Viscose Twill weave
    Vendor
    My Dress Made
    Regular price
    £9.25
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    £9.25
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Bring joy to your wardrobe with Our Pattern of the Month

Closet Core Jenna Sewing Pattern

Nothing compares to an oversized menswear-inspired shirt when it comes to iconic wardrobe staples, and the Jenna Button-up shirt ticks all the boxes.

Perfectly proportioned and loaded with polished and classic shirting details, Jenna features a loose fit, drop shoulder, deep back yoke, chest pocket, traditional shirt collar and collar stand, and a long sleeve with a classic tower placket and cuff.

Level: Intermediate

Fabric: Jenna works well with so many fabrics, light to midweight wovens and shirtings!

Check out other sewing patterns from Closet Core Patterns.

Jenna Button-Up Shirt & Dress
Lady wears a loose fit dress with top button up shirt with skirt gathered at waist, midi length
Regular price
£17.25
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£17.25
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About sustainable fabrics and fibres

Fabric piles in dyeing process

WHAT MAKES A FABRIC 'SUSTAINABLE'?

At A KIND CLOTH, we realise it is incredibly difficult to determine what makes a fabric 'sustainable'. We know there is no such thing as a 'perfect' fabric, so how do we determine what makes one fabric more sustainable than another?

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Cotton Crop Stem

ORGANIC COTTON

Cotton is a natural fibre, therefore biodegradable, and so should be classed as sustainable right? Well, not really! But organic cotton...

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EcoVero blouse hung on a hanger

IS VISCOSE SUSTAINABLE?

Lenzing™ EcoVero™ fibres certified eco-responsible: ...a high recovery rate for Process chemicals, and the fibres are fully biodegradable. Under the right conditions, EcoVero can decompose in just 3 months, compared with Polyester which takes 200 years!

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FABRICS AND FIBRES

COTTON KHADI, HEMP, LINEN, ORGANIC COTTON, ECOVERO VISCOSE, TENCEL FIBRES are known to be sustainable and eco-friendly.

Click here to find out why

CERTIFICATIONS

Confused by all the abbreviations and different certifications? Here, we have a brief guide to what the different certifications mean followed by slightly more in-depth information.

Click here to read

PACKAGING AND DELIVERY

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE

Like our fabrics, we aim to be as sustainable as possible here at A KIND CLOTH. To lower our impact on the environment:
- All packaging in our orders to you are kept to a minimum
- We encourage our customers to reuse our packaging where possible
- Your order may arrive in re-used packaging, which in this instance could be plastic - better to reuse than to go to landfill
- Otherwise, all our packaging is made from either recycled materials or from FSC certified sources, and is 100% recyclable
- Labels, stickers and tape are either compostable or biodegradable

Working with Planet and Shopify, emissions from our deliveries to you are Carbon Neutralised, funding vital climate solutions.

Learn more about Carbon Neutralising here

We All Need Microfibre Filters

Microfibres are released from textiles when laundered. Though predominantly they are from synthetic fibres, they can also be released from natural and cellulosic fibres. The focus has been on synthetic fibres as these are essentially micro-plastics that will never breakdown. However, all microfibres can create harm. As they enter the oceans and waterways, toxic chemicals already in the water will cling onto these microfibres, which then end up in the stomachs of our wildlife.

If filters were incorporated into washing machines, that would be a lot of microfibres captured.

Protect our wildlife.

Please, add your voice to this petition: Stop Ocean Threads - Microfibres Campaign, to call for legislation that will see washing machine manufacturers fit microfibre filters in all new domestic and commercial machines, by law, by 2025.

The initial deadline of 2023 has been missed. With France implementing filters into new washing machines by 1st January 2025, we're asking the UK Government, as a minimum, takes action by then.

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