For the purposes of this exercise, I am using the term re-use in its broadest sense (eg, using again, mending, recycling, transforming, etc). You may respond to the questions by writing about the past, present, or both. 200-300 words
1) What were/are the ‘raw materials’ of re-used textiles? Do these materials relate to any particular environments?
2) What skills are needed to re-use textiles?
3) What technologies are used to re-use textiles?
4) What forms of protection do re-used textiles offer?