Bast fiber from banana has a slightly stiff hand that produces structured fabrics, much like linen. It’s great for housewares or decorative weaves. Or, use a banana warp with a soy or pineapple weft for a more wearable fabric.
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Judie was an icon and constant in Sheep’s Clothing. She started working for Jimalee just after moving to Kennewick, when the store was across from Winco. She was encouraged to teach classes and did so 4 days a week for over 15 years. Judie learned to knit and crochet at age 3, from “Grandmom”, who […]