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Handwoven Hemp

A while back I purchased some fantastic hemp fabric from a shop on Etsy called Rainy Day Supply. This 100% eco-friendly hemp fabric was grown, spun, woven and hand dyed with natural plant dyes by a fair trade collective of Hmong hilltribe women. I made several bags using this lovely fabric. Susie Robison, who has a lovely shop on Etsy, made a handmade daily agenda using it!

                                            Hemp Fabric from Rainy Day Supply


                                   The Wayfarer Purse in Hemp by Pesky Cat Designs
                     
                       Handmade Daily Agenda by Susie Robison            
                                                                                                                                                                                                     

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