Welcome to my store!
I am Ane Hinnum, the owner and founder of The Friendly Cat Fabrics online store. If you like to sew and care about the environment, you’ve come to the right place.
I started sewing when I had my first child in 2011. I looked around the internet for unique fabrics and read blogs about sewing. I soon realised that the textile industry can be harmful to the environment - I got hesitant to buy just any cute fabric I stumbled upon online.
When I sew clothes for my children, I want to make sure that the fabrics are safe to wear. I also look for fabrics that are not harmful to the environment and the people who produce them. If you are a mum or grandmother who sews for your loved ones, I am sure you feel the same.
I want to make it easy for you to sew clothes for your children and loved ones with a good conscience. All fabrics are designed by me, and I make sure that my suppliers are Oeko-tex certified and use organic or recycled material. It is also important to me that the supply chain is ethically sustainable.
Some of my key points on being eco-friendly:
- Oeko-tex certified suppliers
- Organic or recycled materials
- Digitally printed fabrics
- Fabrics printed in Europe
- Mailing bags made from recycled polyethene (PE)
You can read more on my Eco-friendly page – you can also click the link on the main menu.
Customer service is important to me, and I will pack and ship your order within 1-2 business days. If for some unforeseen reason, handling time is delayed, I will contact you with the details.
I ship to all EU countries. You can read about shipping and prices on my shipping policy page.
I hope you’ll have fun finding the right fabric for your next sewing adventure in my store.
Let me know if you have any questions. I would also love to hear if you have suggestions for designs or have ideas about improvements that you think could make your shopping experience in my store better.
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