Hemp Burlap Hessian - 100% Organic Hemp - 14oz

Includes bulk discounts of up to 28%

This is the fabric for you if you’re looking for a loosely woven fabric that’s perfect for creating a trendy, eco-friendly bag. The term "Hessian" originates from a group of German soldiers attached as auxiliaries to the British army during the American revolutionary war. The fabric used in their uniforms is the hessian that we all know today. These days the wonders of this material are being put to a massive range of uses.


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Please note: for large or bulk orders, stock is ordered directly from the mills and these prices are subject to fluctuations. We always keep our prices as low as possible for our customers, but fluctuations in the wholesale price of fibre, yarn and shipping can affect the final price that we are able to offer. It's always possible that prices may increase from the published prices on our website. We will contact you with a final price after checking on the latest figures from the mill.

As well as making great shopping bags, we think this hemp hessian fabric is great for making a rug out of, although the only limit to this fabric’s uses, of course, is your own imagination!

As you can probably tell, we’re mad about hemp, and this brilliant Hessian Burlap Fabric is 100% organic hemp. Hemp demands less water than alternative natural materials, and requires absolutely no pesticide, herbicide or chemical fertiliser in its production and is 100% biodegradable. It’s also a natural carbon sink, meaning that it is brilliant at capturing CO2 from the atmosphere and trapping it, and is able to grow in soil where other crops can’t, whilst leaving the earth better and more fertile than the day it was planted!

Material 100% Organic Hemp
Colour Brown
Weight 475gsm
Width 154cm
Manufacturing Woven
Yarn Spec 5/1Nm x 5/1Nm (warp x weft)
Textile Finishing PFD
Surface and Feel textured, natural, rustic, sackcloth
Features anti-bacterial, UV resistant, breathable, pre-washed
Country of Origin EU
Yarn Origin EU
Certificates SMETA
Care Machine Wash 30, Hang to Dry
Uses Home furnishing, accessories, bags