Fern Textiles

October 09, 2019

Fern Textiles

On my search for local linen suppliers, I came across Fern Textiles.
Not only is the quality of the fabric itself incomparable to others I found, but for obvious reasons, their commitment to organic & sustainable practices appealed to me.
The beige caught my eye first, as a classic and easy Summer design, with the sky blue being a later addition to add a pop of colour whilst also remaining wearable and smart. 
We chatted with Rupal from Fern Textiles for the launch of these gorgeous linen items in Fold drop 2. 
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What is Fern Textiles?  
Fern Textiles is an Australian owned fabric wholesaler for all across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, UK, etc. We come from 3 generations of textile experience and have always believed and endeavoured towards working ethically, sustainable to the future generations and most importantly supporting the environment of our planet earth.
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How long has Fern textiles been running for? 
Eight plus years
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How did Fern Textiles come about? 
Our previous generations have always been in businesses of manufacturing or trading in Australia or overseas and more importantly in textile related. Hence we always had in our blood to start our own and FERN TEXTILES came into inception in 2011 and with the main passion of saving the environment to the best of our ability and hence we have been one of the pioneers of organic or sustainable textiles, amongst other fabrics too.
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How many people do you currently employ here in Australia? 
 Six
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How many companies do you work with around the world? (The different mills etc)
We work with a myriad of different companies, based in around 11 countries.
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For this collection I used your 100% Linen Solid in a beautiful beige and blue, can you tell us a little bit about this fabric? 
This is a high super quality 100% linen woven fabric 132 cms width, 190 gsm approx.
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Where was it grown / spun and woven?
China. 
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Does it have any certifications I can share with my customers?  
Not any certification, but it is sustainable in terms of occupational health and safety, no child labour, proper wages, saving water and electricity. 
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What are some of its environmental wins?
Saving water and electricity.
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 What does sustainability look like to you in the Fern Textiles organisation?
Sustainability as per us is all about keeping the processes clean and simple and least burden to the environment which we try and do to the best of our ability. So that generations to come to this planet earth are able to enjoy just like the present generations. Keeping things close to nature and natural in the simplest way. We spend a lot of time and money going overseas and working with manufacturers who have good working practices towards the humans and the nature.
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What’s one thing you’d like to see the fashion industry incorporate going into 2020?
Not to believe in cheap fashion, but spend that extra money to get better quality things which are beneficial for everyone in the entire chain and the environment.
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Sizing
Bust Waist  Hips
6 80cm 60cm 85cm
8 85cm 65cm 90cm
10 90cm 70cm 95cm
12 95cm 75cm 100cm
14 100cm 80cm 105cm