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Grow your own clothes: Suzanne Lee on TED.com

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Designer Suzanne Lee shares her experiments in growing a kombucha-based material that can be used like fabric or vegetable leather to make clothing. The process is fascinating, the results are beautiful (though there’s still one minor drawback …) and the potential is simply stunning. (Recorded at TED2011, March 2011, in Long Beach, CA. Duration: 6:41)

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