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How It's Made

Ingredients:  100% native seed cotton

We use natural off-white cotton that is grown by the village artisans using organic farming practices. 

Native cotton seed can actually grow during a drought. Not to be confused with the water-thirsty GMO cotton seed invented 30 years ago that now makes up 99.4% of cotton production globally.


TIME REQUIRED TO MAKE EACH  GARMENT:

Growing cotton:  4 months

Preparing cotton:  3 days

Hand-spinning:  5 days

Setting up loom:  1 weeks

Hand-weaving:  3 - 5 days

Finishing fabric:  3 days

Dyeing fabric:  2 - 14 days

Cutting fabric:  1 days

Sewing:  3 - 9 days

Washing:  2 days

TOTAL =  5 - 6 MONTHS

 

Seed-to-sewing in a 30-mile radius:

Hand-spun
Hand-woven
Hand-sewn
Hand-dyed

No chemicals
No fossil fuels
No electricity
No GMO 

Artisans paid a living wage