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  • pinafore aprons

    Love… japanese pinafore cross back aprons

    It’s not exaggeration to say that I actually love my trusty old linen japanese pinafore cross back apron. The straps are wide and cross over at the back. The front pocket is good and…

    March 2, 2018
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    How to create a wildlife garden

    When I discovered that Liz Ridgway (founder of home and garden accessories brand Denys & Fielding) had won a prestigious gold award from the Wildlife Trust for her wildlife garden in Kent, I wanted to know…

    February 19, 2018
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    Charlotte Meek founder of The Stitch Society

    Meet Charlotte Meek founder of The Stitch Society Yorkshire. I do love a beautifully made apron. Particularly one with crossover straps at the back. I like the way they look, but it’s more than…

    February 14, 2018

    The Artists Collection by Vanessa Arbuthnott

    Discover the beautiful new Vanessa Arbuthnott Artists’ Collection of fabric designs all printed in the UK on environmentally friendly 100% natural linen. I spent a wonderful day in the workshop with fabric designer Vanessa…

    February 7, 2018
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    Emily Mathieson of Aerende

    What’s so exciting – and unique – about new homeware brand Aerende is the way beauty and ethics are combined in equal measure. We chat with founder, Emily Mathieson, a former travel editor for…

    February 4, 2018
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    Indie and handmade valentine gifts

    The edit: indie and handmade valentine gifts made with love in the UK I always feel slightly ambivalent about Valentine’s Day. Part of me is all for lavishing some attention and TLC on those…

    February 1, 2018
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    Sarah Corbett founder of The Craftivist collective

    How many times have you found yourself commenting, in recent times, about the state of today’s world? How many times have you felt either angry, defeated, or both, about inequality, injustice or damage to…

    January 25, 2018