There are many positive reasons for reducing consumption of new and precious raw materials and Vlieseline are doing this without compromising the superior quality they are renowned for. Committed to reducing carbon footprint, offering products made from plastic bottles and optimizing environmentally friendly manufacturing processes alongside minimizing use of new raw materials are high priorities. In this way Vlieseline are able to support customers wanting to make their own contribution to sustainability.

A growing number of Vlieseline products are made from recycled material and the following are manufactured using 100% recycled polyester are:

F220 is a lightweight, fusible, nonwoven interlining used for collars, cuffs, facings etc. on light to medium weight fabrics for dressmaking, home sewing, crafts and needlework. Machine washable to 60° and available in charcoal and white, 90cm wide. RRP £3.50 per metre.

H31 – A medium weight, fusible nonwoven interlining suitable for home sewing, dressmaking, crafts when using medium fabric weights. Ideal for use on garment facings, pockets, ties, collars, cuffs. Machine washable to 40, available in white only, 90cm wide. RRP £4.99 per metre.

R80 is a lightweight and bulky wadding with a beautifully soft handle. It can be machine or hand sewn and is washable to 60°, width 150cm. RRP £8.96 per metre.

R200 is a more substantial, extremely bulky wadding with a soft handle. It can be hand sewn and is washable to 40°, width 155cm. RRP £13.86 per metre.

Vlieseline have a great range of other products that include recycled materials, including a number of battings, sew-in and fusible interlinings.

Why choose Vlieseline products made from sustainable materials?

1. Recycled synthetic waste materials don’t end up in landfill or the sea, polluting the environment.

2. Quality of recycled PES is just as good as that of newly produced polyester but considerably fewer resources are needed for its production.

To find out more about Vlieseline products and for ‘how to’ instructions and demonstrations, please visit; www.vlieseline.com

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