Bamboo is a plant that grows quickly and readily, and it doesn't require much care. It's a resource. As with flax--from which linen is made--the process of making bamboo fabric, when done without chemicals requires time.
Ever want to know how to make your very own simple little notebook to jot things down? Well here is an image-based tutorial to make a chapbook! I used rainbow colored pages which makes it really fun, and I call these mini notebooks jotters.