Customer Creations

Native American Ribbon Wedding Dress

One of my favorite parts of working at NearSea Naturals is seeing the amazing things our customers create with our fabrics and notions. Trish’s incredible Native American Ribbon wedding dress is a perfect example; reading her story and looking at the pictures was so very inspiring. And don’t she and her husband look incredibly happy? [...]

Beatriz López’s CONSUELO womenswear line

After graduating from Parsons the New School for Design, Beatriz López founded her CONSUELO brand to merge her passions for clothing and the environment. Beatriz writes that her brand “originates from an ethical and sustainable point of view and achieves this practice through a “slow fashion” movement as opposed to mass produced fashion, thus creating [...]

Katastrophic Designs

Warning: checking out Katastrophic’s designs just might be hazardous to your wallet. Not because Melissa Jenkins’ undies, shirts, hoodies, and dresses are overly expensive (they’re not), but because you may end up wanting one of everything. Melisa hand-dyes our organic cotton jersey and fleece fabrics and turns them into unique, colorful creations. (I particularly appreciate [...]

Socially responsible clothing designer Yvette Willaert

Socially-responsible clothing designer Yvette Willaert of the University of St. Thomas created this gorgeous dress, “Winifred,” as part of her junior-year collection. Yvette used our Pecan Gingham Stripe Flannel fabric in creating the piece; she writes that “I loved sewing with this fabric – it took away many insecurities! It was soooo soft, too. My model [...]

Hill House Creations

Yet again we’re amazed by the incredible creations made by our customers. Check out these dresses made by Hill House Creations. “Based in Greenville, S.C., Hill House is a local and sustainable Women’s and Children’s clothing line. Our goal is to provide simple and feminine designs that are crafted using locally sourced and organic materials.” One [...]

Pure Magnolia’s Wedding Gowns

Take a look at these stunning wedding gowns, created by designer Patty Nayel of Pure Magnolia Gowns. She combines new eco-friendly fabrics, including cottons from NearSea Naturals, with some vintage materials, other designers’ works, and more to create custom, affordable dresses for environmentally-minded brides who want to look gorgeous on their special day.

Stunning eco-friendly wedding attire

Adrina.fanore, whose mission is to bring “simplicity to the eco world with minimalism and chic designs,” made the bridal gown and bridesmaid outfits for this stunning wedding. The bridal gown was made from our Double-Layer Amity Silk and Natural Hemp “Raw” Silk; the bridesmaid gowns were made from our Espresso Hemp Silk Charmeuse (with added [...]