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Spin Flora not Fauna - Banana Fibre

Banana Yarn Sample

The banana plant has been cultivated in Japan since the 13th Century for use in making fabrics and textiles. The tender shoots of the banana plant were harvested and boiled in lye to soften them. The banana fibre was spun into yarn and woven for making kimono and kamishimo. In Nepal, the trunk of […]

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Brazilwood Dye recipe

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