07 Feb Zero Waste
A brilliant idea from British weaver Ian Mankin. As part of a new initiative to develop and create environmentally friendly ways for reducing their waste of yarns and offcuts, they have launched a Zero Waste collection. Taking surplus yarns left over from the sampling process or unused in previous collections, they then turn them into stunning fabrics.
Made from yarn destined for landfill, their Gloucester fabric is a versatile and usable chunky textured fabric that comes in 9 colour ways, each mixed with neutral tones. By its nature of using waste it is limited edition, but would look great used for heavy curtains or blinds, cushions or even occasional upholstered chairs.
One of the last surviving cotton mills in Britain, Ian Mankin are dedicated to protecting their unique industrial landscape. They design and weave their fabrics themselves in their own weaving mill in Burnley, Lancashire, the birthplace of the world’s industrialised cotton weaving industry.
Gloucester fabric is available in 9 colour ways for £39.50 from ianmankin.co.uk.
For a decorating scheme using this fabric click HERE: