Friday, February 13, 2009

Brazil: Crocheting with Pop Can Tabs

Escama Studio combines sustainable design with fair trade principles to create a new breed of alluring fashion accessories.

Based in San Francisco, Escama Studio works directly with two Brazilian craft cooperatives—Cia do Lacre and As Panteras do Lacre—to design and produce these sleek, modern pieces using traditional crochet techniques and recycled aluminum pull-tabs.

Here is a video from a fashion show with their apparel:

And one more: