canary organic natural colour masks

elastic loops (1)

Canary was founded on using undyed organic cotton, and natural ways to colour it. The significant difference between organic and “conventional” cotton, from seed and cultivation through all stages of processing into fabric is becoming more known. However, unless otherwise noted, all organic cotton is still synthetically dyed. Canary only uses natural colours, like colourgrown brown, or natural indigo.

cotton loops

I covered narrow latex-free elastic tape with soft organic cotton knit, for more comfortable, hypo-allergenic ear loops. There’s a poly-spandex elastic option too, which costs less.

kraft envelope (3)

I also made storage and carrying folders from sturdy kraft paper, stitched with organic cotton thread. They are an easier-to-use alternative to the paper bags recommended by experts.

If you have a colour preference for any of the natural dyed threads, on a mask or paper folder, just add a note to your cart page. This indigo mask looks nice with yellow-green woad thread.

raymond mask sewing 2

It is enjoyable to sew them outside when time and weather allows, on the Raymond treadle made-in-Guelph machine.

raymond mask sewing

Canary masks are only available from this website. Standard shipping is a flat rate of 5.00 CAD for orders of any quantity, with the option to upgrade for tracking. No plastic packaging. Use the sidebar menu, or the links below for details about the masks and ordering:

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