World 10, Exploration B

This World 10 toile textile print demonstrates production of cotton garments and fabrics and symbolises importance of sustainability in fabrics. Manufacturers and seamstresses of garments and textiles are valued as they are blessed with “ancient knowledge” and “enlightenment”. Creativity within hand sewing and manufacturing is deeply admired. People are conscious of waste and the damage caused by it, therefore there is requirement to act upon this, particularly by repurposing of materials. Fast fashion is a thing of the past; second hand renewal is the present and future.

This Exploration was contributed by Teresa, Louise, Anna, Grace and Elle (located in the UK), developed from a World contributed by Sally Cooke, using a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International licence which allows others to share and adapt the work in any medium and for any purpose, providing that they credit the authors and share their material using the same Creative Commons licence.

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